We have some exciting news to share! Three of the 24 artists who are creating public art pieces for downtown Indianapolis' 2024 NBA All-Star Game are Ivy Tech Indianapolis Fine Arts alums. JD Bills, AFA ‘12, Gary Gee, AFA ‘14, and Shaunt’e Lewis, AFA ‘14, are all celebrated Indy-based artists and we couldn't be prouder of their latest achievement. What's more, faculty member Tiffany Black is also part of the Hoosier Historia team!
Each artist will create 6-foot basketball sculptures in honor of some of the most iconic people, moments, and places in Indiana basketball history. All pieces will be displayed throughout the Downtown Home Court through the NBA All-Star weekend, beginning Friday, Feb. 16.
Below, you can learn more about what Bills, Gee, and Lewis are creating!
You can learn more about Bills, who was also an Ivy Tech Indy faculty member, at jdbills.com.
You can learn more about Lewis, who has painted a mural inside Ivy Tech Indy’s North Meridian Center’s Career Workforce Center, at shauntelewis.com.
About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.