Becky Gropp Hochhalter

Artist in Terre Haute, Indiana

Becky Gropp Hochhalter

Artist in Terre Haute, Indiana

Born and raised in Terre Haute, Indiana, Becky Gropp Hochhalter is a self-taught, lifelong artist who has been creating art since childhood.

Becky works in a diverse range of mediums including murals, traditional commissioned paintings and drawings, digital paintings and illustrations, photography and, most recently, sculpture.

For 33 years, Becky has worked in art related fields including freelance fine art, advertising, computer graphics and packaging. Her artwork has been displayed at the Swope Art Museum, Clabber Girl Museum Gallery, Heinl’s Garden Studio and the Raven Gallery in Terre Haute, Indiana, Gaslight Art Colony in Marshall, Illinois, the Beverly Arts Center in Chicago, Illinois, and the Scholastic Art Awards in New York.

Becky's most notable works include artwork for the Welcome Race Fans 2020 campaign for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in conjuction with the Indy Arts Council which was used for a nine-story projection on the IPL building on Monument Circle in Indianapolis, as well as on billboards and posters in the area. Also, eleven commissioned large-scale photography pieces for a permanent collection at the new UAP Medical Office Building on the campus of Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana (2013), a 60ft by 8ft mural for the Terre Haute City Parks Department (2015), a 60ft x 32ft mural on the Alabama Bar & Grill in Brazil, Indiana for Coca-Cola (2016), an 80ft by two-story mural for Spencer Coffee Shop in Spencer, Indiana (2017), a 60ft x 6ft mural at the Crossroads Plaza in Terre Haute, Indiana (2018), a 60ft by 32ft mural for Pepsi in Brazil, Indiana (2019) and the restoration of the historic Clabber Girl Billboard in Terre Haute, Indiana (2019).

During her more than 30-year career in art-related fields, Becky has gained valuable experience including managing large-scale projects at a Fortune 500 company. She enjoys lending a creative eye to collaborative efforts, and has boundless ideas for expressing her artistic ability.

Recent projects include two murals in Terre Haute, Indiana and three mural panels in Noblesville, Indiana in the summer of 2020. She is also illustrating two children's books and working on a design to be painted on a 3D fiberglass sculpture for the Vigo County History Museum, as well as numerous private commissions.