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Tim Nicola

 (born 1954)
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  ...  Displaying 750 of 1547 characters.



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About  Tim Nicola

Born:  1954 - Indian Island, Maine
Known for:  Indian themed sculpture