Date created: 2020
This whimsical mural, inspired by a visit to Wolf Cave in McCormick’s Creek State Park, depicts three “sweet” bears emerging from their winter hibernation. Created in a trompe-l’oeil (“fool the eye”) technique, the mural provides a perfect 3D illusion when seen from the right vantage point.
Carl Leck is an Indianapolis-based painter and muralist with numerous murals around Indianapolis and central Indiana.
Gummy Bears was created through a partnership between Jiffy Lube of Indiana and the Arts Council of Indianapolis. The partnership is an opportunity to showcase local artists, beautify commercial corridors with original public art murals, and encourage viewers through positive images while expressing the goals of Jiffy Lube’s programming: Growing People Through Work.