Caitlin Clark is the focus of a new mural by Indianapolis street artist Kwazar Martin

Indianapolis street artist Kwazar Martin poses Monday, March 11, 2024, in front of his latest graffiti mural. Kwazar put his focus on Caitlin Clark, Iowa Hawkeyes basketball phenom and community favorite for the Indiana Fever's upcoming No. 1 WNBA draft pick.

Indianapolis street artist Kwazar Martin poses Monday, March 11, 2024, in front of his latest graffiti mural. Kwazar put his focus on Caitlin Clark, Iowa Hawkeyes basketball phenom and community favorite for the Indiana Fever’s upcoming No. 1 WNBA draft pick. “She’s changing the game,” he said. “Just to see the excitement of her coming into the league, not just here, is pretty dope. I just thought, she needs a piece. She’s done a lot already, and she’s not even here yet.” Click here to read more about the artist

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“When I go to Louisville or Cincinnati to get my cans, I buy the Montana Blacks,” artist Kwazar Martin said. “I spend maybe $200 to $300 on just cans, buying as many colors as possible.” Boxes of paint sit ready for use Monday, March 11, 2024, as Kwazar puts the finishing touches on his Caitlin Clark mural.

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Indianapolis street artist Kwazar Martin puts the finishing touches Monday, March 11, 2024, on his most recent graffiti mural of Iowa Hawkeyes basketball player Caitlin Clark. Clark is the community favorite for the Indiana Fever's upcoming No. 1 WNBA draft pick.

Indianapolis street artist Kwazar Martin puts the finishing touches Monday, March 11, 2024, on his most recent graffiti mural of Iowa Hawkeyes basketball player Caitlin Clark. Clark is the community favorite for the Indiana Fever’s upcoming No. 1 WNBA draft pick.

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Indianapolis street artist Kwazar Martin swaps spray nozzles Monday, March 11, 2024, while putting the finishing touches on his most recent work, a graffiti mural of Iowa Hawkeyes basketball player Caitlin Clark.

Indianapolis street artist Kwazar Martin swaps spray nozzles Monday, March 11, 2024, while putting the finishing touches on his most recent work, a graffiti mural of Iowa Hawkeyes basketball player Caitlin Clark. “On a piece this size, I probably go through 15 to 20 cans,” he said. “On just her alone there’s 7 colors, probably 16 all together.”

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Indianapolis street artist Kwazar Martin lines the Indiana Fever logo Monday, March 11, 2024, as he puts the finishing touches on his most recent work, a graffiti mural of Iowa Hawkeyes basketball player Caitlin Clark.

Indianapolis street artist Kwazar Martin lines the Indiana Fever logo Monday, March 11, 2024, as he puts the finishing touches on his most recent work, a graffiti mural of Iowa Hawkeyes basketball player Caitlin Clark.

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Indianapolis street artist Kwazar Martin blends hair highlights Monday, March 11, 2024, as he puts the finishing touches on his most recent work, a graffiti mural of Iowa Hawkeyes basketball player Caitlin Clark. Clark is the community favorite for the Indiana Fever's upcoming No. 1 WNBA draft pick.

Indianapolis street artist Kwazar Martin blends hair highlights Monday, March 11, 2024, as he puts the finishing touches on his most recent work, a graffiti mural of Iowa Hawkeyes basketball player Caitlin Clark. Clark is the community favorite for the Indiana Fever’s upcoming No. 1 WNBA draft pick.

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Indianapolis street artist Kwazar Martin blends facial shadows Monday, March 11, 2024, while putting the finishing touches on his most recent work, a graffiti mural of Iowa Hawkeyes basketball player Caitlin Clark.

Indianapolis street artist Kwazar Martin blends facial shadows Monday, March 11, 2024, while putting the finishing touches on his most recent work, a graffiti mural of Iowa Hawkeyes basketball player Caitlin Clark.

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“When you’re up close, you can’t see how it’s all blending,” Indianapolis street artist Kwazar Martin said Monday, March 11, 2024, while putting the finishing touches on his most recent graffiti work, a mural of Iowa Hawkeyes basketball player Caitlin Clark. Kwazar says he goes up and down his ladder hundreds of times to not only swap cans and his location but also to see how the piece looks from afar.

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Indianapolis street artist Kwazar Martin steps back while painting to take an overall look at this most recent mural.

Indianapolis street artist Kwazar Martin steps back while painting to take an overall look at this most recent mural. “I’m going to send my grandbabies down,” a woman yells from her vehicle while passing by. “This is just so wonderful. They love that style of art.” Kwazar said many people stop to talk, take pictures or ask questions of his work. “The kids, man,” he said. “When the kids stop and say how much my art means, that’s what really gets me.”

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Indianapolis street artist Kwazar Martin poses Monday, March 11, 2024, in front of his latest graffiti mural. Kwazar put his focus on Caitlin Clark, Iowa Hawkeyes basketball phenom and community favorite for the Indiana Fever's upcoming No. 1 WNBA draft pick.

Indianapolis street artist Kwazar Martin poses Monday, March 11, 2024, in front of his latest graffiti mural. Kwazar put his focus on Caitlin Clark, Iowa Hawkeyes basketball phenom and community favorite for the Indiana Fever’s upcoming No. 1 WNBA draft pick. “She’s changing the game,” he said. “Just to see the excitement of her coming into the league, not just here, is pretty dope. I just thought, she needs a piece. She’s done a lot already, and she’s not even here yet.”

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