The town of Fishers is seeking proposals from Hoosier artists interested in an $8,000 gig creating a mural that will kick off a public art initiative in the suburban community.
The Indianapolis Airport Authority decided Friday morning to spend $105,000 on a new piece of public art by James Wille Faust. The authority created controversy in 2011 when it removed another piece by Faust from a prominent spot in the airport.
Fox Studios Inc., the venerable stained glass company whose work is on display at countless churches throughout the state and even the Indiana Statehouse, is closing.
Save Our Scenic Central Canal, led by local activist Clarke Kahlo, is objecting to the proposed Art2Art project that would develop and decorate 4-1/2 miles along the Central Canal towpath.
The Big Car arts collective is shifting into a higher gear, with a budget this year of $250,000, a new westside events hub, and a paid staff that no longer fits into a sedan. Executive Director Jim Walker provides a front-seat view.
Innovate Indy, a program of the Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center and Public Allies Indianapolis, encourages citizens to act on their ideas for improving the city. One of the most promising ideas to result: Re-Hub, which aims to reuse materials from abandoned homes.
The Central Indiana Community Foundation and Indianapolis Cultural Trail Inc. have pulled the plug on a controversial sculpture depicting a freed slave.
Sponsors will pay for a controversial video-art installment that is replacing a prominent artwork on the bulkhead above the main escalator at Indianapolis International Airport.
Controversy has swirled around a piece of art commissioned for the Cultural Trail’s $2 million public art program. What ultimately happens to Fred Wilson’s “E Pluribus Unum” sculpture of a freed slave could alienate local African-Americans who oppose it or draw the scorn of national art critics.
The Indianapolis Airport Authority is proceeding with plans to install a video advertising wall at the airport in early September and will need to make a controversial decision within the next week on whether it will replace a local artist’s work.
The latest piece of art to be installed along downtown Indianapolis’ Cultural Trail will cost almost as much as the first eight displays combined.