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Campus Apartments on the River Walk

The Campus : Building and Location Namesakes



John Wesley Hardrick John Wesley Hardrick

Hardrick House

Campus Apartments on the River Walk

John Wesley Hardrick (1891 - 1968) was educated in Indianapolis and attended Harriet Beecher Stowe Public School, Manual High School, and the Herron School of Art, where he studied under Otto Stark. Best known as a portrait painter, in 1928, Hardrick painted a 6'x8' mural for the Allen AME Church Chapel entitled "Christ and the Samaritan Woman at the Well."

His works reside in collections of the Indiana State Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and were displayed at the Smithsonian Institution in 1929 and the American Negro Exposition in Chicago in 1940.