It looks like he is currently doing art work, paintings.
"This multifaceted performer is also a critically acclaimed artist, painting in oils. Hickman's use of vibrant colors and exquisite detail in his popular house and landscape series has become his trademark. His artwork has been featured on Good Morning America and national publications including USA Today. Hickman and his wife and business partner, Joan Roberts, publish his artwork, which is represented in galleries across the country and in many private and corporate collections."