Tim Nicola is active/lives in New Mexico, Maine. Tim Nicola is known for Indian themed sculpture.
Biography Tim Nicola
Born in 1954, sculptor Tim Nicola, a Penobscot Indian, was raised on
Indian Island - his tribe's reservation in the middle of the Penobscot
River in Maine.
Growing up, Nicola had access to a workshop because his father,
grandfather and grandmother were basket makers.
Like many others in his community, he carved wood as a boy, but early
on his bent was for painting and drawing. In 1980 he moved to
Santa Fe, New Mexico in order to attend the Institute of American
Indian Arts. Although he initially enrolled as a painter, after a
short time he became interested in three-dimensional arts to which he
fast became devoted.
His first sculpture teacher was sculptor Doug Coffin, and another mentor was
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