October 3rd, 2017

Inheriting Indianapolis

by cgindy

  Painter Jed Dorsey is no stranger to the City Gallery. His paintings of urban Indy, from stunning night time scenes of the city Capital to sun-dappled neighborhood alleys have become favorites among new art patrons, seasoned buyers and lovers of all things Indy. Dorsey grew up on scenic Camano Island, WA, surrounded by pine […]

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August 31st, 2017

The Anti-Gentrification Project: PreEnactIndy

by Amy Sheldrake Eddy

This article originally appeared in the September issue of “Life on Tinker Street.” PreEnactIndy.  You may have heard the term or seen the billboard art at the corner of 16th & Delaware, but you still have so many questions:  what, where, when, how and why?  The term “pre-enactment” isn’t very common, although you can get […]

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August 18th, 2017

Growing Up in Monon 16

by cgindy

TeenWorks participants have been interviewing past and present residents of the neighborhoods surrounding Monon 16 to gather their stories as we prepare for PreEnactIndy, a Pre-Enactment Theater event to take place on October 7, 2017. This Indianapolis theater and arts collaboration is the first of its kind and will serve as a national model for creative placemaking […]

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August 11th, 2017

The Freshest Cut

by cgindy

Check out our newest video, celebrating the Cheatham and Moore Barbershop in Butler Tarkington. Barbershop a Blessing from Harrison Center on Vimeo. Cheatham and Moore is located in the Maple Crossing Great Place, a designated district that is focusing on improving livability, opportunity, vitality and education for its residents.  Maple Crossing is a partnership between […]

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August 9th, 2017

School 26 Alumni Reminisce and Hope

by cgindy

by Alese Allen, PreEnactIndy intern As we prepare for Pre-Enactment, it was our personal goal to seek out people that knew anything about 16th Street so we could get to know the community better and take note of their hopes and dreams for the area. We came across a few former students of John Hope […]

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July 31st, 2017

Crossroads and a Finish Line

by cgindy

The City Gallery is pleased to present Crossroads, new work by Jessica Green, opening Friday, August 4. We caught up with her to ask a few questions about her life as a painter and about her upcoming show. 1) Would you tell us a little bit about your background and personal history as an artist? My career […]

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July 13th, 2017

Meet the Millers of Fall Creek Place

by Amy Sheldrake Eddy

When Craig and Nikki Miller decided the time was right to move to Indiana, they didn’t know exactly what to expect.  They’d lived in Washington, D.C. for the past 12 years, and all their shared history was attached to that place: careers, marriage, friends, and the births of their first three children.  Craig was returning […]

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July 11th, 2017

Growing up on “The Hill”

by TeenWorks

TeenWorks participants have been interviewing past and present residents of the neighborhoods surrounding Monon 16 to gather their stories as we prepare for Pre-Enactment Theater October 7, 2017. This Indianapolis theater and arts collaboration is the first of its kind and will serve as a national model for creative placemaking and neighborhood revitalization. by Tycorian Roberson […]

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July 6th, 2017

New Kid on the Block

by Nikki Owens

This month in the City Gallery, artist Kyle Ragsdale has a new show opening and it’s all about neighbors. Ragsdale took inspiration from his own friends and neighbors on Pleasant Street in the Fountain Square neighborhood–particularly a new kid on the block who is always running around looking for kids to play with. The neighboring kids […]

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June 27th, 2017

Tarkington Park

by cgindy

Today she felt something she never felt before Aye freedom it’s a coming knockin’ on her door Said come outside I gotta show you something more There ain’t no limits to the worlds you can explore A day at the park Changed her whole life Forever Tarkington Park, located at 39th & Illinois in the […]

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