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“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...

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...

Constantly creating in his Nickel Plate Arts studio, Rodney has been having a little fun lately interacting on social media. Once a painting is ready to hang on the wall of his studio, “I go on (Facebook) asking for titles, and people enjoy doing that.”...

Michael McGuire is definitely a #miracleartist - and his introduction to art was not one that most people experience. Prior to October 10, 2015, Michael traveled for his medical sales job, working long hours, and focusing on his career and his family. But at 3...