Artists

“Tapping into your unrealized potential, and tipping into the next phase of your development.” Frederick Durham, Nickel Plate Arts’ 2021 Emerging Artist of the Year, is always ready to capture a moment in time. He does his best to not have a specific agenda when he...

Anthony (Tony) Schillaci shares his work in the Stephenson House this September with his exhibit titled, “Post Impressionism Realist.” It will include many of his figure and portrait works.  Tony became interested in drawing as a seventh grader with a sister who never stopped encouraging him....

Fredrick Green paints what he knows. People, places, moments in time. Most recently, he has been exploring the theme of “Being There”.  Fred graduated from Indiana University with a BFA in printmaking. In his words, he “got a degree from IU and it took 35 years...

Poet Ape Productions of Chicago, in conjunction with Nickel Plate Arts, announces auditions for Thornton Wilder’s classic “Our Town” to be performed in Noblesville’s Historic Downtown’s South Alley September 29th through October 8th (Thursday-Saturday evenings).  Auditions will be August 11th and 14th from 7 to 9...

Can you play the electric guitar like Sister Rosetta Tharpe?  Can you bring poetry to life like Audre Lorde?  Can you paint like Jean-Michel Basquist? Can you quilt like Faith Ringold?  Can you dance like Maria Tallchief? Can you sculpt like Augusta Savage?  Nickel Plate Arts & Allegion are producing Performing...

Marianne Glick is taking her paintings beyond the usual materials. Her upcoming showcase will display the “Layers and Patterns” she’s been excitedly exploring.  After retiring in 2005, Marianne became an avid art buyer through eBay. She gravitated towards abstract expressionist pieces and soon amassed an impressive...

John Dierdorf’s style has always been a process. He first picked up a paintbrush in college while studying fine arts and discovered the limitations of realism. He felt restrained. “If I wanted to take a picture, I’d take a picture.” Inspired by Monet, Pissarro, and...

Michael Jack’s love of the Palouse region of Washington state in the Summer, and Maine in the Winter, are just two reasons that his upcoming Four Day Ray exhibit is so aptly titled, “Around the USA.”  An avid learner who loves to travel, Michael is continuously...

We've compromised a short list of items to consider before you arrive for this year's Maker Faire, June 18th, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Downtown Noblesville Square! 1. Bring--cloth totes or grocery bags, wagon, or something to carry your goods! 2. Cash--most vendors will have...