Author: Rachael O'Dell

Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Since the Artistic Discovery competition began in 1982, more than 650,000 high school students have participated. Students submit entries to their...

This year's HeART of Tipton Art Festival will take place Saturday, May 13th from 10am - 4pm.  The Tipton Art Guild will have members and non-members showing, demonstrating, and selling art downtown as part of the many festivities going on that day.  Tent spaces are...

Nickel Plate Arts Studio Artist J. Rodney Reveal will have his work featured in Hoosier Salon's "Chasing Daylight: New Work by Indiana Plein Air Painters." Happening Saturday, April 8th from 5-9pm at the Carmel Hoosier Salon, Reveal's work will be showcased along with 13 other...

When most of us hear the word "maker", we tend to think of woodworkers, blacksmiths, or other jobs involving sweat, grit, and dirty hands. While sewing certainly doesn't conjure up such images, it is very much a creative endeavor with a product that can be...

[caption id="attachment_20847" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Artwork by Guild member Lisa Guckleberg[/caption] The Equine Art Guild was formed in 2016 after a group of artists met at the Hoosier Horse Fair and Expo.  Bonding over their love for art and horses, they realized that few venues cater to...

New this year! The 2017 Nickel Plate Arts Maker Faire will showcase the works of our talented local artisans and makers on Saturday, June 17th from 11am - 6pm on the downtown Noblesville Courthouse Square. Replacing the Nickel Plate Arts Festival, this event will happen in conjunction with St. Michael's...

Our local community is full of Makers producing one-of-a-kind items, and Nickel Plate Arts wants to highlight their impact in a brand-new initiative: Maker of the Month. In contemporary culture, a Maker can be anyone who uses their individual ingenuity to produce something, including artists, architects,...

The Hamilton County Artist’s Association (HCAA) and its sponsors proudly present the HCAA annual Art Fair On The Square. The event is by invitation only, based on artist applications submitted for jurying. If you would like to be considered, please complete the application below and ensure...

Indiana’s premier art, food experience needs volunteers INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 11, 2017) – If you enjoy exceptional, one-of-a-kind Indiana art and artisan food and wine, you will want to volunteer for the seventh annual Indiana Artisan Marketplace, March 25-26 in the Exposition Hall at the Indiana State...

The 2017 HCAA Visual Arts Major Scholarship guidelines and application form are now available! Two scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded in the Spring 2017, for school year 2017-2018. The 2017 scholarship awards are made possible by a generous gift from Ken Bloomhorst in memory of his wife Roberta “Birdie” Bloomhorst and...