Author: Les Reinhardt

DEADLINES & CALL-OUTS: November 10: Deadline to Submit for Nickel Plate Arts' Annual Pop-Up Holiday Shop: GiftedDecember 31: Small Business Restart Grant DeadlineJanuary 31, 2022: Deadline to submit to the Fishers Arts & Culture Commission Grant Program ARTIST-FOCUSED EVENTS & CLASSES: Check out Nickel Plate Arts' Classes in Drawing and...

Rocky Walls, Cofounder of Noblesville-based, documentary film company 12 Stars Media and Executive Director of niche streaming service Hoodox, focuses on telling stories of interesting characters that inspire communities to make positive changes. Rocky has directed three feature-length documentaries - Finding Hygge (2019), No Limits: An Arts Series Focused on Access for All (2020) and IMBPREZ (2021)....

Born in Indianapolis, Jennifer Hoard, first started to play with collaging out of boredom in elementary school, after finishing work early. Her teacher told her, “Go cut something out of National Geographic” and that was all it took. Starting with putting bird heads on pictures...

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...

The arts have been part of Jerry Dreesen’s life for over 60 years. In his twenties, poetry was his passion, but in his fifties Jerry fell in love with painting. His introduction to Haiku fascinated Jerry, which then evolved into Haiga (Haiku with an accompanying...

Unique acting and educational experience for youth! Conner Prairie recognizes the logistical challenges of this filming schedule, as children are likely in school during much of filming times. However, they feel this is a meaningful educational opportunity – to be part of a cinematic production, inspiring...

Artists are invited to come to Nickel Plate Arts to sell their unused (and gently loved) art supplies during our one-day-only Art Supply Yard Sale on Saturday, August 14 from 9am-5pm. A limited number of spaces will be available so be sure to reserve your...

“Streets of Gold,” our June Stephenson House exhibit, showcases the photography of Frederick Durham. Frederick Durham, PhotographerInstagram @fredovisuals Receiving his first digital camera from his grandfather sparked Frederick’s fascination with photography at a young age. “[He] was the one who got me started: got me a camera,...

Noblesville Schools will be launching a new and improved Miller Mall online promotional products store this summer. The online store will feature links to multiple Noblesville Schools branded spirit wear and gift vendors, similar to the model used by Etsy. We’re looking for local artisans who may...