Zephyr is a public sculpture created by Indiana artist Steve Wooldridge in 1998. It is located southeast of the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) University Library and north of New York Street on IUPUI’s campus.

“Zephyr” refers to a pioneering streamlined locomotive, dating to the 1930s. Each of the sculpture’s eight geometric shapes has a meaning that ties the idea of “progress” as embodied in the locomotive to the progress that is possible through education. The

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Location: IUPUI Campus

Medium type: Steel

Date created: 1998

Dimensions: 13 feet (4.0 m) h. x 2 feet (0.61 m) l x 10 feet (3.0 m) w.

Associated artists

Stephen E. Wooldridge
Stephen E. Wooldridge


755 W Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN, 46202


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