Away with Words and All That's Left are Strangers

Away with Words and All That's Left are Strangers

In December 2017, NEAR and Partners in Housing collaborated to create this temporary mural at the corner of 10th and Rural.  Their goal was to enliven the streetscape, express the diversity and “vibe” of the area, call attention to rentable retail spaces, and increase the perception of safety in this important neighborhood hub.  They engaged the artist William Denton Ray, known for his whimsical drawings, to create a multi-part composition that fills the storefront windows of a historic

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Location: Near Eastside

Medium type: Adhesive vinyl

Date created: 2017

Associated artists

William Denton Ray
William Denton Ray


2811 East 10th St, Indianapolis, IN, 46201

Additional Info


  • Photo courtesy of Susan Vogt


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