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Jerry Mannell’s art is open to interpretation by the viewer—and that’s just the way he likes it. In Jerry’s work, a lot of things about composition, color, and line are tangential to each other. They relate, but not in a direct way and the overall the...

Bobbi Samples is no stranger to Nickel Plate Arts, from being a longtime member of the board and a gala committee chair to an annual Showcase artist, her talents and support are seen and felt everywhere that Nickel Plate Arts has a presence. And for...

Caroline Hays is an artist whose work demonstrates the layers of history that go into a place. Through her work’s textural surface, she invites the viewer to step into the history of each place in her exhibit “Read Between the Layers.” After graduating from IU as...

“I want to share my way of seeing human nature. I hope to lift the spirits of the viewer by showing the charm in our everyday activities.” Alice Lee had “played around with creativity” during her adult life, but only after she retired did she begin...

Remember waking up on a cold December morning and peeking out your window as a child, and to your delight, a perfect blanket of white snow has completely enveloped your little landscape. Seamless, you have trouble telling apart bushes near the sidewalk and the neighbor’s...

Muscled, spandex-clad superheroes versus fuzzy bunnies in striped sweaters.Moonlit, gritty city rooftops versus sunny meadows.Dark, moody character studies versus colorful, detailed botanical studies. These are the artistic battles that are waged daily in the Sayger-McGill Household. Aili McGill and Stuart Sayger met in 2013 and initiated a...

Dan Howell’s clay work began when he was a boy, making sculptures on the creek banks near the source of the White River on his father’s farm in central Indiana. With encouragement for his high school art teacher, he continued his foray into clay. He...

“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....