Public Art on Display at Indiana Michigan Power Center Plaza
September 14, 2020 – Art This Way and Fort Wayne Downtown Improvement District are pleased to announce public art on display on the Indiana Michigan Power Center Plaza! Art This Way recently hosted an art activation, sponsored by Indiana Michigan Power, to promote diversity and inclusion, on the Indiana Michigan Power Center Plaza in Downtown Fort Wayne.
Over the entire weekend, more than a dozen artists were invited to create murals that advocate for a more inclusive world, and to highlight those businesses and organizations doing that work. Local artists created works that celebrate organizations that promote diversity and inclusion. These works will be donated to the following organizations: Amani Family Services, Girlz Rock, Fort Wayne UNITED, Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne, Center for Nonviolence and Arts United.
Additional artists who participated in this activation were: Jasmine Pilkinton, Isis Shaw, Jasmine A’shadieeyah, Sara Scott, Sarah Moloney, Seddrick Lorick, Theoplis Smith III, Jaliyah Rice, Nigel Roper, Stephen Sauick, Terrence Jackson, Madison Wallace, Christina Aguilar, and Drece Guy.
The artwork on the plaza at Indiana Michigan Power Center will remain on display from September 14 through early November. The public is welcome to visit the plaza and photograph this art installation.
“The importance around diversity and inclusion is fundamental to the people at Indiana Michigan Power who keep the lights on 24/7 and power the lives and business in the area,” said Toby Thomas, President and COO, Indiana Michigan Power. “We are thrilled to be a part of this expression of art along Art This Way and emphasizing the need to treat everyone equally.”