OOS Sculpture

Back Porch

2021 / Andrew Wilson / Delaware

East Side View of Back Porch

This sculpture recreates the dimensions of the back porch on the original Butler A. Jones House of Black Culture. This was a space of respite, socializing, and community for Black students at OWU. Back Porch is intended to serve as a new performance and gathering space that honors Black lives and resists the erasure of Black history at Ohio Wesleyan.

Location: Ohio Wesleyan University, Sandusky St

County

: Delaware

Tags

: ,

Citation

: Andrew Wilson, “Back Porch,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed September 27, 2021, http://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/2218.

Title

Back Porch

Description

This sculpture recreates the dimensions of the back porch on the original Butler A. Jones House of Black Culture. This was a space of respite, socializing, and community for Black students at OWU. Back Porch is intended to serve as a new performance and gathering space that honors Black lives and resists the erasure of Black history at Ohio Wesleyan.

Creator

Date

2021

Source

Communication with Assistant Director of OWU's Ross Art Museum

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

2218

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

Located on Ohio Wesleyan University's campus between Elliott Hall and the Schimmel-Conrades Science Center.

Provider Entity

Ebb and Teena Haycock Public Art Fund

Location Site

Location Street

Sandusky St

Installation Date

2021

Materials