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Concourses of Life

Concourses of Life

Category: Temporary

These artworks explore the life of a visual artist who is chasing her dreams. Through Deonna Craig’s ethereal abstract work, rich in texture and color, she seeks to illustrate the emotions evoked by seeking to achieve your goals in life. From the never-ending creative chase to the subtle reminders to slow down, her outlook on life has always been through the lens of someone who strives to realize their dreams. This exhibit depicts a new chapter in the life of the artist: one of exploration and discovery.

  • Artist: Deonna Craig
  • Installation: April 2022 to August 2022
  • Location: Concourse B

Artist Bios:

Deonna Craig is an Indianapolis-based visual artist and art instructor. She graduated from Cathedral High School and DePauw University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Sociology. Her eclectic spirit led her down various career paths from production assistant for the Jerry Springer talk show to an insurance fraud investigator. After 15 years in corporate America, Deonna’s creativity and love for adventure moved her to pursue art full-time.

As an entrepreneur, Deonna can pursue her passions of community building, teaching, public speaking, and visual art. Her artwork has been featured in various museums and galleries such as the Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis Art Center, and the Children's Museum of Indianapolis. She is also a published artist with credits to dozens of outlets such as Forbes, Indianapolis Monthly Magazine, Carmel Monthly Magazine, Creative Mornings Indianapolis, NUVO, Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis Recorder, WTHR 13, WISH-TV 8, RTV 6, FOX 59, and PBS.

Deonna is a 2021-2022 Visiting Artist at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and the 2020-2021 Virtual Resident Artist at The Madam Walker Legacy Center. She is also the President of The Eighteen, an art collective which is comprised of 18 artists who painted the Black Lives Matter mural on Indiana Avenue in 2020.