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Local artists painted a Black Lives Matter mural on Indiana Avenue on Aug. 1. (Photo/Curtis Guynn)

Exhibit features work of Black Lives Matter muralists

“EIGHTEEN: Black Lives Matter” which showcases the 18 local artists who created the Black Lives Matter mural on Indiana Avenue will open Oct. 23 at Indianapolis Art Center, 820 E. 67th St. in Broad Ripple. Indianapolis Art Center is open seven days a week. Admission is free. Visit indplsartcenter.org for hours of operation.

The exhibit includes paintings, chalk work and digital design as well as art for sale.

Each artist created a letter, symbol or image for the mural.

#: Jarrod Dortch

B: Nathaniel Rhodes

L: Rebecca Robinson

A: Amiah Mims

C: Billy Hoodoo

K: Kevin West

L: John G. Moore

I: Gary Gee

V: Deonna Craig

E: Rae Parker

S: Ess McKee

M: Wavy Blayne

A: Harriet Watson


T: Israel Solomon

E: Shamira Wilson 

R: Ashley Nora

Fist: Fingercreations 

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