Artist Opportunities

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...

Sign up now for the most magical, mystical, magnificent contest of the year! Fairyville’s population is BOOMING and there’s a fairy house shortage! Help homeless fairies by becoming a fairy architect and building the best house possible. All you have to do is fill out the form below and...

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...

Uncork your creativity for this artist opportunity that is sure to please your palate! Nickel Plate Arts and Blackhawk Winery & Vineyard are pleased to announce the inaugural Blackhawk Winery Wine Label Art Contest. One selected artist will be featured on the first edition art-themed wine label...

Artists: we want to hear from you! If you have ideas you'd like to share with us, things you'd like to see from us, or want more information about volunteering with us, please plan to attend our annual Artist Meeting on Tuesday, March 7th here at Nickel...

The Belfry Theatre proudly announces auditions for The Foreigner by Larry Shue A wildly funny comedy that will keep the audience laughing – and rooting for the shy gentleman who has had the role of the “exotic foreigner” thrust upon him. This high-energy comedy centers around Charlie, a hopelessly...

Region 7 Services Director Bob Burnett is hosting an information session at Nickel Plate Arts on Tuesday, January 24th from 6-7:30 p.m. for any organizations or artists who want more information about upcoming grant opportunities through the Indiana Arts Commission. Please register here or by contacting...

Cool Creek Nature Center in Carmel is seeking artwork for its exhibit, Nature's Inspirations. Artwork depicting nature, wildlife, or "nature-scapes" are eligible for submission to the show and can be represented in both 2-D and 3-D media. Nature's Inspirations will run from February 18th -...