Internationally acclaimed artist and Indiana native Don Gummer will debut his first-ever major outdoor exhibition in Indianapolis this month.
Presented by the Central Indiana Community Foundation in honor of The Indianapolis Foundation’s 100th anniversary and in partnership with Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. “Back Home Again” will be on display on the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene & Marilyn Glick though August 7, 2017.
The exhibit contains eight freestanding sculptural pieces - constructed from materials like steel, bronze, aluminum, and glass – spanning more than 20 years of Gummer’s work. The works include titles like “After Rome”, “Desert House,” and “Jack’s Column.”
Born in Louisville, Gummer moved to Indianapolis at the age of seven, ultimately graduating from Ben Davis High School graduate and attending the Herron School of Art in Indianapolis before moving on to the east coast where he graduated from Yale with a Bachelor of Fine Art and a Masters of Fine Arts in 1973. Gummer later received an honorary degree from Indiana University in 2009. He currently lives in New York with his wife of 38 years, Meryl Streep.
His commissioned work and collections can also be seen at the Indianapolis Museum of Art and the Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences and around the world from the Kitakyushu International Center in Japan to the Louisiana Museum in Denmark.