Author: Ailithir McGill

  LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR, SPRING, 2017 Well, I’m finally doing it. I’m taking my own advice. After almost five years of cheerleading for artists, of gently pushing back when someone says they’re not artistic, of insisting that everyone has something beautiful and creative to contribute to the...

Nickel Plate Arts Studio Artist Lesley Haflich will be the featured artist at the Speedway Center for the Arts for the months of March and April.  Haflich won the Nickel Plate Arts Artist of the year award in 2016 and has been featured in many...

Nickel Plate Arts Studio Artist John Reynolds announces a new gallery connection.  Reynolds, who  carves small figurines and makes jewelry in addition to creating his award-winning oil paintings, is bringing some of his creations to Avalon Jewelry and Pens in Zionsville.  You can browse the...

Noblesville Visitor's Center Art Exhibit: Sherry Cartwright Feb. & March, Fri.-Sun. 12-5 p.m. Noblesville Visitor's Center FREE! HCAA is sponsoring monthly exhibits of selected member's work to be on display at the Noblesville Visitors Center. Sherry Cartwright is the featured artist for the months of February and March. Sherry...

When you become a member of Nickel Plate Arts, you are doing more than signing up for our mailing list and getting a cool window cling: you're investing in everything that we are. As we started the new year, we analyzed our revenue streams in an...

Our November exhibit celebrates the Indiana Bicentennial with the best 2-d and 3-d works by some of Indiana's top artists.   We invited Lindsey Lord, Public Art & Art Services Coordinator for the Indianapolis Arts Council, to help us judge our show.  Together, we selected three works...

The Noblesville Chamber of Commerce and Nickel Plate Arts team up to offer The Art of Business: workshops taught by local business leaders designed to help artists build their business savvy. Each workshop will cover a new topic, including tax preparation, building a marketing plan,...

We are excited to announce that we are the recipient of an Arts Operating Support grant from the Indiana Arts Commission.  This is the second year in a row that we have been recognized by the commission, and we are so very grateful for their...

Conner Prairie is participating in the Indiana Association of United Ways bicentennial celebration, titled “Bison-tennial Public Art Project.” The museum has a 5-foot-tall fiberglass bison with base. To mark Indiana’s 200th year of statehood, Conner Prairie seeks to commission a central Indiana artist to decorate...

Our next issue of Arts Guide, which covers June-Aug, is HERE!  Click on the link below to read the latest stories about our arts community. June-Aug16NPArtsGuideFINALLo-Res   There are SO many events planned for June-August that we couldn't contain them in this issue.  Our Events Listing for Nickel...