Artists

Krista became aware of her passion for art at the age of 5. Her first teacher taught her to draw and she spent countless hours sketching. It was her mother, Yukiko, who first saw her sketching and recognized the potential in Krista. Her second teacher...

As a long time member of Hamilton Co. Artists Association, Robert became aware of Nickel Plate Arts since it began. He enjoys mostly entering competitions and it is great to be accepted and even better to win an occasional award....

Joanne works in watercolor and oil with a dynamic style depending on her mood. She can switch it up from a smooth, refined botanical style to one that is more chunky via pallete knife creation. She says that she doesn't know which style will be...

A Chicago transplant, comfortably settled into her Geist home studio, Sharon Jiskra Brooks loves to be surrounded by nature and water. “I always wanted to be an artist – my dad was a professional photographer, and I’ve been around the arts my whole life.” She...

Carol knew she was an artist at the age of three. Her father used to draw with her and soon enrolled her in the Dayton Art Institute....

Kay Bae Art is a midwest-based creative studio that explores organic, deeply textured, and delicate beauty while drawing inspiration from Eastern and Western cultures. Kay's creativity is fueled by the beauty of lines, shapes, colors, and space in both the natural and manmade world. ...

Claudia Labin is a mixed media and assemblage artist. She is currently very busy preparing for an upcoming show for a gallery in Carmel. Her dream art project is a public art commission for an abstract steel or mixed media sculpture. Nickel Plate Arts is...

Jerry Dreesen is a self-taught artist who loves to challenge himself in a variety of mediums and styles including acrylic, watercolor, pastel, and linocut print. Dreesen also experiments with clay sculpture. He says, "I have exhibited my work in various local art shows and exhibitions and...