Recently, Adam Nahas, sat down with Saddam Abbas to discuss his unique journey transitioning from an Indiana University student to the White River Foundry and then finally founding Cyclops Studios & Artisan Alley.
Get an inside look at Artisan Alley’s Burl & Ingot tool library & community workspaces. Adam gives Saddam a tour of the spaces & shows him the work being done at Cyclops Studios.
We are excited to have been mentioned in the August 6th post on Big Mike’s B-Town, a section of the Limestone Post magazine. Please click through and read about the hard work that has gone into the journey of building an arts organization and transforming it into a 501(c)3 non-profit that benefits the local Bloomington, Indiana community.
After Adam Nahas and his art school friends graduated from Indiana University they found themselves without the school’s physical resources and human network. So he and a few other artists started up a shared work space — akin to a clubhouse — for creative types here in Bloomington. Their seminal locus has evolved into a support and education resource, social center, tool repository, and all-around one-stop shop for our town’s artists and those who aspire to become one. It’s called Artisan Alley; it now has three locations and offers classes, computer labs, studio space, galleries and much more.