Artists

Nickel Plate Arts Studio Artist Eric O'Dell has been awarded an On-Ramp 2018 Grant from the Indiana Arts Commission. The grant is a continuation of their new On-Ramp accelerator, a program designed to boost the entrepreneurial skills of Hoosier artists through a three-day intensive training course,...

James Anderson is a local photographer, author, and longtime support of Nickel Plate Arts. After retiring from a 35-year career in information technology, he rediscovered his artistic side and has explored his creative skills through a variety of photo projects. He often finds himself inspired by...

Who doesn’t yearn for a summer vacation of beautiful scenery and adventure? This July, local travel lovers and arts aficionados are in for a treat as James Anderson offers a trip to the wild, wild west via Nickel Plate Arts’ Stephenson House gallery. Back for...

Eric moved back to Central Indiana from Washington, DC with his wife to be an American Sign Language interpreter.  The couple had plans to buy a tiny house to help pay down debt and have settled into the renovated garage behind his father Leroy's home. ...

We've decided to post all of our artist opportunities in one spot to make it easier for our network of creatives. Read on for call-outs and more, and be sure to read all the way through - we wouldn't want you to miss an important...

A popular hangout in Fishers has a new look. Handel's Ice Cream on 116th street in the Nickel Plate District unveiled a colorful new mural on the east side of their building. Designed and painted by artist Craig Martin of Lafayette, the mural was a...

Here at Nickel Plate Arts, we are lucky to work with a wide variety of artists in our network through exhibits, classes, and events. Our annual Comic Book in a Day event gives us the opportunity to meet dozens of comic book artists from both...

We've decided to post all of our artist opportunities in one spot to make it easier for our network of creatives. Read on for call-outs and more, and be sure to read all the way through - we wouldn't want you to miss an important...

Nickel Plate Arts is excited to present a special one-night-only showing of artwork from local drawing school MyArt. Offering curriculum-based programs in Noblesville since 2000, MyArt is a realistic drawing school serving children, teens, and adults in drawing and fine art instruction. Programs include guided,...

Nickel Plate Arts Studio Artist Ben Jennings recently applied to and won Indyhub's IndyVolved 13 poster design contest, netting a cash prize and multiple applications for his winning design. Indyhub's mission is to cultivate, engage, and support a community of 20- and 30-somethings who are excited...