Union Street Market at Electric Works will showcase public art from nine regional artists when it opens this fall.
Electric Works news release:
Electric Works announces artists for Union Street Market murals
Fort Wayne, Indiana (October 11, 2022) – Union Street Market at Electric Works will showcase public art from nine regional artists when it opens this fall. Northeast Indiana’s first food hall and public market will celebrate the creativity of the region by highlighting local food entrepreneurs as well as mural panels painted by local artists.
“Union Street Market will offer a truly unique experience,” said Katy Silliman, senior experience director for Electric Works. “Tenants and visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy delicious food and drinks at the historic Electric Works campus while appreciating beautiful public art created by talented local artists.”
Union Street Market will display murals from the following artists:
- Bonnie “Bonjo” Andrews
- Olivia Perez & Cecilia Dunifon
- Emily Mercedes
- Raul Perez
- Terry Ratliff
- Theoplis Smith III, also known as Phresh Laundry
- Jeremy Stroup
- Julie Wall
- Grace Yencer
Artist Julie Wall shared her enthusiasm for this public art initiative, saying, “This Electric Works mural project is a great platform to showcase the local talent we have here and highlight what makes our city unique.”
About Electric Works
Electric Works is a mixed-use district of innovation, energy and culture, developed as a public-private partnership between Ancora Partners and the City of Fort Wayne, Allen County, and the State of Indiana. A redevelopment and adaptive reuse of the former General Electric campus, the first phase of Electric Works includes more than 700,000 square feet of space and offers office, innovation, education, healthcare, retail, entertainment, and community uses to create new opportunities for inclusive economic growth. For more information, visit the Electric Works website at fortwayneelectricworks.com.