About Us

Big Car Collaborative is an artist-led nonprofit social practice/public art organization and collective based in Indianapolis, Ind. USA.

Mission Statement

Big Car brings art to people and people to art, sparking creativity in lives to transform communities.

Where are we?

We operate multiple spaces and projects at the same time, most in Indianapolis. For more on that, visit here or navigate back to our landing page.

Big Car staff and board:

Jim Walker / executive director & founder + lead artist
Andy Fry / creative director
Anne Laker / director of cultural programs
Aryn Schounce / director of neighborhood initiatives
Brent Lehker / staff artist
Melanie Hartman / business manager
Holly Sommers / staff artist + designer
Eduardo Luna / creative city fellow + immigrant refugee service corps member
John McCormick / creative city fellow
Jarrod Dortch / staff artist + far eastside ambassador
Niina Cochran / artist in residence
Ian Ohler / staff artist
Dani McCormick / food fellow


Board President
Ursula David / president / Ursula David Homes & Indy Mod Homes
Vice President
Diana Hartley Mutz / community leader
Sam B. Sutphin / managing partner / White River Venture Partners
David Yosha / filmmaker / Magnet Films

Jeb Banner / CEO / SmallBox
Craig McCormick / architect / Blackline Studio
John L. Clark / artist & poet / Big Car president emeritus
Jane Henegar / executive director / Indiana Civil Liberties Union
Malina Simone Jeffers / president / Mosaic City
Wil Marquez / designer and principal / w/purpose Urban + Public Design
Kipp Normand / artist & community developer / SEND
Linda Brundage / Owner/Partner / Nogginwerks
Kristine Camron / Partner / Ice Miller

Big Car media info:

Download a hi-res versions of the Big Car and Service Center logo: (for approved print ONLY!)

zipped (.ai, .pdf and .psd) – download (2.4mb)