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Category: Temporary

This ambitious, abstract composition stretches across 14,000 square feet of construction fencing at the Indianapolis International Airport. Transitions pays homage to Indy icons, such as checkered racing flags and the rainbow carpet from the old airport terminal. The artwork is made from more than 300,000 Put-In-Cups, a recyclable plastic product normally used for school spirit displays.

  • Artist: Jackie Head, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Installation: June 2022 - October 2024
  • Materials: Put-In-Cups
  • Location: Construction fencing along Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Dr.

About the Artist: Jackie Head grew up in Indianapolis where her interest in ceramics began in high school. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts, with an emphasis in Ceramics, and a Bachelor of Science in Arts Management from Indiana University Bloomington in December 2014. In the summer of 2014, Jackie had the opportunity to study abroad in China and worked at the Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen. During her three-week stay, she began her exploration in creating slip cast wall tiles and working with tessellations. Prior to attending graduate school, Jackie pursued art residencies at The Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, MT, and the Morean Center for Clay in St. Petersburg, FL. Jackie just completed her MFA in Ceramic Art in 2022 at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University and recently relocated back to Indianapolis, IN where she maintains a private studio.