Author: Koda Witsken

Simona Buna has been an artist all her life. Harkening back to her childhood, she remembers her house as smelling of turpentine and oils and being filled with her mother’s and father’s canvases. One day when she was thirteen, she picked up a canvas herself...

Jason Kistler, a local artist and photographer, began seriously taking photographs in 1992 during a black and white workshop at Ghost Ranch in northern New Mexico.  Over the past 7 years, he has experienced an overflow of photographic creativity. Kistler says, “Photography is my true...

Congresswoman Susan Brooks writes: "Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a visual arts competition to recognize and encourage high school artists across the nation and in each congressional district.  I am pleased to announce that my office will participate in the 2020 Congressional Art Competition.  It is...

Melissa Bruhn excitedly debuts her first solo exhibit at Nickel Plate Arts in January 2020. Bruhn will showcase a two-part theme, "Polarity".  This theme will firstly highlight the literally “polar” creatures who may no longer be with us in a few years as their polar...

Craig Ogden is a painter that creates from a place of deep emotion. He personifies the term “labor of love.” Ogden started putting brush to canvas again after a decade-long hiatus from art as a means to escape his daily routine. Pushing paints around a...

Same As U, a brand new nonprofit serving Hamilton County individuals 18+ with mild to moderate disabilities who have exited the school system, is seeking artists to paint chairs. These chairs are to be auctioned off at their Nov 1 fundraiser event.  In exchange for the...

Artist Fred Green.For commissions or queries, contact Fred at Email: fgreen@cripe.biz Phone: 317.418.3276Instagram: Grefre1955 Fred Green is an artist that has always had a knack for storytelling. His heart and mind actively balance equal parts art and science on a daily basis. From his early art...

Conner Prairie is accepting applications from local artisans and crafts-persons who are interested in selling merchandise during its A Merry Prairie Holiday festival this holiday season. They are seeking a variety of products that offer unique gift and keepsake opportunities for guests. A maximum of 5 vendor...

As I sat on top of a high turquoise ladder, coffee customers and aromas swirling around me, I bounced to the happy 90s music filling Noble Coffee & Tea. I had a paintbrush in one hand and a masala chai in the other. What more...