Art Spaces is…

  • is building a collection of unique, original works of art.
  • selects works that inspire curiosity, thought and conversation.
  • brings fresh ideas and imaginative interpretations of public spaces to the community through lasting works of art.
  • offers sculptures that are accessible 365 days a year at no charge.
  • is the only private not-for-profit organization in the Wabash Valley establishing a highly visible collection of site-specific outdoor sculpture.
  • was initiated in 2003 through the efforts of dedicated volunteers from all areas of the community.
  • is led by an all-volunteer Board of Directors representing the arts, business, education, technology, and city government.
  • is focused on uniting business and the arts to positively impact the economy of the area.
  • is all about collaboration – bringing together people and organizations and art for a vibrant city life.
  • advises and consults with groups that want to acquire or commission sculpture.

Board of Directors


Ellie Caldwell

 Vice Chair
Cheri Bradley           

Santhana Naidu

Sherry Dailey

Past Chair
Chris Pfaff

Hilda Andres
Carol Heine Botros
Nancy Briggs
Melody Brown
Rick Burger
Kristin Craig
Lori Danielson
Ariane Detamore
Allison Finzel
Marylee Hagan
Ted Kraly
Craig McKee
Petra Nyendick
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, Administrative Coordinator

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