Harrison Center for the Arts/ Summer Academe: Greatriarchs of Monon 16
As part of the Harrison Center's PreEnact Indy program, this exhibit features portraits of the Greatriarchs of Monon 16. Come see and hear the stores of these longtime residents of the neighborhoods in the area as they are told through art, music and more.
Indiana Historical Society: The Grand Ol' Street: History of Indiana Avenue
Explore stories and images of Madame C.J. Walker's company and life in Indianapolis at the Indiana Historical Society's booth! Trace the history of the self-made businesswoman while learning about our cultural collecting initiatives and pick up a fan to cool down your Summer Celebration!
Indiana State Museum: IT’S ABOUT TIME: The Artwork of Felrath Hines
Discover the life and incredible art from Hoosier artist Felrath Hines, who graduated from Crispus Attucks High School and attended classes at Herron School of Art. An abstract artist who used different shapes and colors to communicate, he also worked as an art conservator and restored paintings by well-known artist and friend Georgia O’Keeffe.
Tasha Beckwith: Explorations
The Explorations exhibit showcases Tasha's exploration into new techniques, styles and mediums and the results of that analysis. It is a works as a touch of Afrofuturism dipping between traditional and digital art. The subject matter includes black men protecting their queens and vice versa and portraits of some late and great historical black figures in rusted steel as the medium.
Kevin West: ARTBY K.West
West’s artistry embodies a modern style. Colorful and realistic, his portraits carry the essence of the person he’s painted. He has a particular fondness for creating acrylic paintings of celebrities and pop icons. His abstract work, often custom designed, is generally vibrant and illuminating, adding light to almost any room in a home or corporate office.
Lenny White: Ethiopia: Nutrition for the Body and Soul
Merkato Market Addis Abebe: The largest open-air market in Africa. Lalibela: Home of 11 rock-cut churches dating back to the 12th and 13th centuries.
Andrea Smith: “Just LOVE”
This work of art celebrates the ever-changing face of love in the 21st Century. Just Love is about more than just relationship love, it depicts an unwavering love for one another despite our differences in relationship ideologies. Ms. Smith’s work exposes human nature to be loved and accepted for all that it is. After all, isn’t that what we all desire?
Shane "Fritz" Young: Through the Eyes of Fritz
Gain a different perspective on life itself. Whether it may be an abstract piece full of color or cartoons with hidden meanings in the strokes, come see through the eyes Fritz and come see and feel what he can't. Fritz regards himself as just the vessel for this craft and very fortunate to credit for it.
Torii Le'Chelle: Torii Le'Chelle Creations: HER
Torii Le'Chelle is an artist without borders. This collection of work represents her self-reflection during the creative time and space in which the idea arose. These pieces embody elements of confidence, intelligence, vulnerability, sexuality, and growth. Mediums range from acrylic paint, oil, spray mixed, fabric, paper glitter, thread and more.
Boxx the Artist: Elements of Blackness
Boxx the Artist will focus on essential elements of “Blackness” through the use of imagery, ideals, practices, and people critical to defining blackness and it’s representation from the past and present day.