On the northwest corner of Smith Mall, near Martin Hall, sits Jake Webster’s The Train I Ride: Observation, a painted red oak sculpture. Webster is a sculptor, mixed media artist, and spoken-word performer. His work addresses his community and his environment. He uses the tradition of direct carving and applies a contemporary attitude by creating art with whatever is at hand to tell his story. “I use simple tools to cut simple shapes,” he says, “to make a simple statement about a
Date created: 2010
1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, IN, 46227
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