Look up! The Town of Zionsville and the Zionsville Cultural District (ZCD) are proud to announce that a new public art
mural will be coming to downtown Zionsville this spring.
The 266-square foot mural will be displayed on the back of the building located at 98 Main Street. The back of this
building faces First Street and is a prominent location within the downtown village district.
The mural will be a portrait of President Abraham Lincoln in striking colors, tying into the building’s close proximity to
“The ZCD is thankful for the support received by the Town of Zionsville to facilitate this project,” said ZCD Board
President Carla Howie. “This mural was chosen to honor the park and its significance to the community while providing
an obvious visual impact for all to enjoy.”
Indiana artist/muralist Koda Witsken, owner of Hue Murals & Studio, designed the mural and will begin installation in
the coming weeks. The vividly colored depiction of Lincoln’s face uses abstraction and cubism and includes the word
“Zionsville” at the bottom.
"When I was asked to invoke Lincoln in the design, I knew it had to be a balance of the chic and the nostalgic, a design
that honored the way both Zionsville and Lincoln attempted to keep up with the demands of their times without
forgetting their core values,” Witsken said. “The vibrant, modern design plays with Lincoln's own signature and classic
look to portray this. I'm thrilled to work on this project, the first of many public art initiatives for this glowing and
Funding for the project is provided by the Town of Zionsville. All painting and painting supplies have been donated by
“In partnership with the Zionsville Cultural District, this is our first commissioned mural in downtown Zionsville and will
be a great addition to the vibrancy that already exists in Zionsville,” said Mayor Tim Haak. “This is just the start. We are
ready to do more unique art projects in the coming years.”