Since you don’t always have the ability to get to Nickel Plate Arts gallery locations physically, we thought we’d bring our current works on display to you!
Over 40 individual artists are represented in our annual exhibit turned holiday pop-up shop. We have turned the Judge Stone House gallery into your one-stop-shop for all your holiday needs. Come visit in person during our regular business hours Wednesday-Friday 12pm-5pm and Saturday 10am-5pm, or shop online and pick up curbside or have it delivered!
J. Rodney Reveal has been a creator of fine art for more than forty years. His paintings are represented in public and private collections throughout the United States, Europe, and Brazil.
Art has always been floating around Rodney in one way or another. From a grade school classmate drawing Rodney’s attention with their sketches to a high school art teacher inspiring his creativity. At age 16 he started working part time at the local fire department during the summers. Back in those days, you could go on emergency runs if you were paid. “It was fun as hell.” That summer job turned into a career spanning 30 years for the Noblesville Fire Department. In his later years as a firefighter, Rodney would paint at the station, and in the last few years, he found himself painting most of the time.
Although his art career began with watercolors and continued for 40 years, Rodney turned to oil about eight years ago. “It was a financial decision, though I try to do a few major watercolors a year.” His exhibit will feature mostly his latest oil works, but there will be a few watercolor as well.
“In my paintings, I try to translate my feelings of a place or an object onto paper with the same emotional impact that I receive when I experience it. I am finished with a painting when it’s sold.” See Rodney’s exhibit in the Stephenson House December 3 through the 31 during regular business hours, Wednesday-Friday 12pm-5pm and Saturday 10am-5pm. A free reception will be held on Sunday, December 5 from 3:00pm-6:00pm. Come meet Rodney, sip some eggnog, and enjoy his works.
Experience the talent of our Promote and Showcase Member artists in an exhibit inspired by this year’s Gala, “Paint the Town Red.” Wrap yourself in various mediums ranging from torn paper to oil to pastels and mixed media. The variety and talents of our artist community truly shine in this exhibit. Go to the second floor of Meyer Najem, located at 11787 Lantern Road in Fishers, to enjoy this gallery Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:30pm.
Brad Fields’ painting style follows in the footsteps of the American Masters of Watercolor like Winslow Homer, Chet Reneson, Andrew Wyeth and contemporaries like Mario A. Robinson, Rob Evans and Dean Mitchell. His paintings are full of realistic details and loose flowing “glorious messes” that characterize the medium.
“Watercolor allows me to get those happy accidents that are thrown down on paper articulating the form flawlessly – a miracle if there ever was one.” Brad continues, “I want to entice your eye with realistic details so that when you really look closely – what you see is actually very abstract. I don’t want my work to look like photographs – I want to draw you in, leaving you with something to chew on visually.”
See “Thorpe Creek and the Landscape in Fishers” at the Hub & Spoke Design Center located on the first floor at 8100 E. 106th in Fishers from October 1 through December 29. A reception, hosted by High Frequency Arts, will be held on Friday, December 10, 2021 from 5pm to 9pm.
From October through December, Jennifer’s collection will be showcased on both floors of dining areas at Four Day Ray Brewing located at 11671 Lantern Road in Fishers, Indiana.
Jennifer’s objective in designing her paintings is to capture the general shape, appearance, and mood of her dreams—the way that time and space lose their footing in logic, and gravity seems to twist rather than pull. Her subjects are always painted in greyscale as an expression of the dreamer, who is out of his/her usual reality.
“In Between Dreams”, Jennifer’s exhibit at Four Day Ray, truly carries out her theme of painting her dreams, “They all come from the same place in my head,” Jennifer says. “I’ve dabbled in a lot of different styles, and this is the style that feels the most uniquely me.”