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The Mural

 

Unveiled on Saturday, June 16, 2018, the 10' h x 50’ w mural, located on the 2nd floor of the Gary Public Library and Cultural Center, depicts the following images. For more information on this and other Gary history, please visit our Indiana Room, 2nd floor.

Artist: Felix Maldonado

 
  1. Native Americans 
  2. African Americans 
  3. Eastern and Southern Europeans 
  4. Latinos 
  5. Mayor Richard Gordon Hatcher 
  6. Joseph Stiglitz 
  7. Joe Mays 
  8. Lee Calhoun
  9. Glenn Robinson 
  10. Orpha Maud Peters 
  11. Jackson 5 
  12. Roma Ivey
  13. Frank Borman 
  14. Dharathula “Dolly” Millender 
  15. Marcello Gerometta 
  16. Judge Elbert H. Gary 
  17. Froebel School 
  18. Steel Mills/Workers 
  19. The Lakefront 
  20. Water Tower
  21. Jefferson Park 
  22. Roosevelt School 

 

ABOUT FELIX MALDONADO

A native of East Chicago, Indiana, Felix is a self-taught artist with more than 25 years experience in painting, drawing and gra­ffiti art. In 1995, he received his BFA in Advertising with a minor in Graphic Design from the American Academy of Art in Chicago. He has worked at several ad agencies in Chicago directing and producing commercials for companies like Culligan Water, Peoples Energy, Roto-Rooter, Head Tennis and ATA Airlines.
Maldonado is currently known for his murals of the Jackson 5, in both Gary’s Miller section and on Broadway. 

The Mural

 

Unveiled on Saturday, June 16, 2018, the 10' h x 50’ w mural, located on the 2nd floor of the Gary Public Library and Cultural Center, depicts the following images. For more information on this and other Gary history, please visit our Indiana Room, 2nd floor.

Artist: Felix Maldonado

 
  1. Native Americans 
  2. African Americans 
  3. Eastern and Southern Europeans 
  4. Latinos 
  5. Mayor Richard Gordon Hatcher 
  6. Joseph Stiglitz 
  7. Joe Mays 
  8. Lee Calhoun
  9. Glenn Robinson 
  10. Orpha Maud Peters 
  11. Jackson 5 
  12. Roma Ivey
  13. Frank Borman 
  14. Dharathula “Dolly” Millender 
  15. Marcello Gerometta 
  16. Judge Elbert H. Gary 
  17. Froebel School 
  18. Steel Mills/Workers 
  19. The Lakefront 
  20. Water Tower
  21. Jefferson Park 
  22. Roosevelt School 

 

ABOUT FELIX MALDONADO

A native of East Chicago, Indiana, Felix is a self-taught artist with more than 25 years experience in painting, drawing and gra­ffiti art. In 1995, he received his BFA in Advertising with a minor in Graphic Design from the American Academy of Art in Chicago. He has worked at several ad agencies in Chicago directing and producing commercials for companies like Culligan Water, Peoples Energy, Roto-Rooter, Head Tennis and ATA Airlines.
Maldonado is currently known for his murals of the Jackson 5, in both Gary’s Miller section and on Broadway.