Author: Casey

How do you become a successful artist? Don't rely on luck. Successful artists can transform raw materials into something beautiful with ease, find inspiration in the most ordinary places and create works that move us to pay up. They are so lucky, right? It’s a fanciful...

Nickel Plate Arts explores the therapeutic power of art We rely on innovations in medical technology and medicine to solve most of the physical traumas, diseases and minor ills that plague us. But when it comes to our mental health, traditional therapies aren’t always the right...

It’s been a busy year for Rodney Reveal. A retired firefighter, Rodney spends many weekday afternoons in his sunny studio on the first floor of the Stephenson House here at Nickel Plate Arts. With his four-legged assistant Thunder at his side, Rodney sits diligently in...

The Fishers Arts Council along with Nickel Plate Arts and The City of Fishers is currently seeking 8-10 artisans interested in demonstrating and selling their art in Fishers City Hall as part of Small Business Saturday’s Holiday Programming in Fishers.  Set to take place on...

A group of local creatives have joined forces to publish a new all-inclusive, light-hearted zine about Fishers and surrounding areas. "The Locale," created by a skeleton crew of local folks who take pride in their community, will connect residents of the Nickel Plate Region with...

The Noblesville Preservation Alliance Presents the First Annual Seminary Park Lighted Sculpture Contest. The Preservation Alliance will be celebrating the holidays by creating a lighting display in Seminary Park using vintage and antique lights and decorations from Noblesville’s past. They want to continue the tradition...

Local performers are invited to take the stage with Fishers Music Works at two of Fishers’ favorite holiday events. Performers of all types can join Fishers Music Works ensembles for an entertaining holiday celebration at the Shop Fishers and Winter Wonderland events. Shop Fishers is Saturday, November...

The Heart Art Cultural Activation campaign is a project designed to highlight the Noblesville Cultural Arts District by featuring works by local artists that express their love for this community. The City of Noblesville seeks artists to design and create works of art inspired by...

On September 12, 2018, Nickel Plate Arts hosted "Forging Sweet Arts," our sixth annual anniversary party and third annual edition of the Nickel Plate Arts Awards. This important ceremony celebrates our region’s burgeoning arts scene and recognizes some of our most valuable artists and arts...

Calling all comic book artists and fans! One of our favorite Signature Events is back again and bigger than ever! Comic Book in a Day has attracted fans and artists from all over the midwest for the last four years, and with good reason. This fun,...