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Peace Dove

Location: Central Library
Peace Dove


Peace Dove was a commissioned project by artist and professional firefighter Ryan Feeney.  By 2014, Marion County Sheriff John Layton had been so moved by the sheer amount of gun violence in the city that he felt he needed to facilitate a memorial.   He turned to Feeney, and allowed him access to the sheriff’s stockpile of confiscated and destroyed gun parts. Feeney designed and fabricated a sculpture of a dove, made entirely from these gun parts, to raise awareness of gun violence and

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Medium type: Steel

Date created: 2014

Dimensions: 9 ft. w. (wingspan)


40 E. St. Clair St., Indianapolis, IN, 46204

Associated artists

Ryan Feeney
Ryan Feeney


  • Photo courtesy of Ken Norris


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