ARTIST: GAUTAM RAO
LOCATION: WASHINGTON PARK
1230 ELM ST
Vase Maze Illuminated Mini-Golf will consist of 6 playable holes. Each hole will have an illuminated “vase” standing 8 feet tall. Each ornate piece will consist of a fore by fore maze. Visitors will have the opportunity to interact with Vase Maze day-or-night
ABOUT GAUTAM RAO
Gautam Rao is an artist based in Indianapolis, Indiana. He recently exhibited his work at the Art Director’s Club in New York, the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, The South Bend Art Museum, The Swope Art Museum, in Typeforce 5 in Chicago and in Art from the Heartland at the Indianapolis Art Center, curated by Sarah Urist Green.
He is particularly interested in the intersection between art, design and play. His distinctions include a Susan Coslett Cromwell Traveling Fellowship, and awards from the Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation and the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts. He founded Indy Type: The Indianapolis Typography Society. As an avid Sherlock Holmes fan, he is a member of the Illustrious Clients of Indianapolis.
Originally from Washington D.C., he’s also lived in Bangalore, India. He earned a BFA at Boston University in 1999 and an MFA from the University of Pennsylvania in 2002. Gautam is an Associate Professor of Art at Butler University.