Art in the Park

White River State Park is home to a variety of permanent public art pieces – all of which have fantastic stories to share and add their own special touch to the park.

Bison

From Celebration Plaza green space, stroll West across the Historic Old Washington Street Pedestrian Bridge to arrive at Bison Plaza — just before the Indianapolis Zoo and White River Gardens large iron gates.  Tucked into the [...]

Sentinel

Sentinel By Ray Katz — Pontiac, Michigan Artist Ray Katz has worked in many mediums, but metal remains his passion because of its strength, malleability and inherent beauty. These characteristics allow him to combine geometric [...]

Flora Metalica

Flora Metalica by Douglas M. Gruizenga — Interlochen, Michigan The artist intends to welcome various interpretations of all viewers, bringing their experiences and understanding to the sculpture.  Through his work, he studies absolutes and variables [...]

Street Seat

Street Seat By Greg Mueller – Spartanburg, South Carolina The artist chose to respond to Indianapolis’ walkable urban park with a piece that focuses on the pedestrian/vehicle dichotomy. A place for pedestrians to pause as [...]

Finish

Finish By Terrence Karpowicz – Chicago Terrence Karpowicz originally created the piece titled “Finish” for Art Prize in Grand Rapids, Mich. Recently on exhibit at the Meijer Sculpture Garden and several locations in Chicago, “Finish” [...]