Art Spaces is…

providing public art and the design of public places to enhance economic growth, enrich cultural experiences and build a legacy for future generations through 

  • establishing a highly visible collection of site-specific outdoor sculpture
  • selecting works that inspire curiosity, thought and conversation.
  • bringing fresh ideas and imaginative interpretations of public spaces to the community through lasting works of art.
  • offering sculptures that are accessible 365 days a year at no charge.
  • the efforts of dedicated volunteers from various areas in the community.
  • an all-volunteer Board of Directors representing the arts, business, education, technology, and city government.
  • focusing on uniting business and the arts to positively impact the economy of the area.
  • advising and consulting with groups that want to acquire or commission sculpture.
  • collaborating – bringing together people, business and art to build a vibrant city.

2017 Board of Directors

Chair                              Vice Chair                               Treasurer                          Secretary                            Past Chair
Ellie Caldwell               Cheri Bradley                        Santhana Naidu              Sherry Dailey                    Cindy Cox

Board Members
Hilda Andres                Carol Heine Botros                Nancy Briggs                   Melody Brown                  Rick Burger
Kristin Craig                 Lori Danielson                       Ariane Detamore             Allison Finzel
Ted Kraly                      Craig McKee                          Cynthia Phillips-Sabla     Bryan Sponsler                 Andy Theisz
Brandon Zollner

Emeritus Members
Wieke van der Weijden Benjamin                             Beverly Cristee                  Harriet McNeal                  Laney Meis
Kevin L. Runion          DeDe Schindel

Mary Kramer, Executive Director
Kim Schwibbe, Operations Manager


Core Values

Community Spirit
Engage communities in collaborative practice to establish and maintain accessible public art that offers a sense of pride and possibility.

Lasting Legacy
Build a collection that will animate curiosity, inspire potential and endure for many generations while honoring the past and present.

Creative Vision
Enrich and strengthen our community and enhance economic development through innovative and purposeful design.

Global Equity
Embrace a global community through diverse programming and inclusive organizational practices

Promote Awareness
Expand knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the arts.

Our Community

Local Collections
Arts Illiana
ISU Art Gallery and Permanent Art Collection
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Collection

Sheldon Swope Art Museum

Economic Development and City Planning
Downtown Terre Haute, Inc.
Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce

Terre Haute Economic Development Corp.

About the City
City of Terre Haute
Terre Haute Convention & Visitors Bureau