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NIA Membership & Bylaws

Northern Indiana Artists, Inc. (NIA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of contemporary creative art. The NIA strives to raise the quality of work produced and the standards of the community.

NIA has been active in Michiana for seventy years. Its membership is composed of area artists who have passed an independent jury process.

NIA sponsors exhibits of members’ works and holds meetings for the mutual benefit gained through discussion, lectures, Inspiration, scholarships  and social contacts. NIA awards scholarships to deserving and emerging artists.

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Buchanan Art Center Exhibit
Our next exhibit will take place May 25-July 9, 2016
at Buchanan Art Center, 117 W. Front Street, Buchanan, MI.
Please click here for exhibit details and entry form.

May Social

When: Sunday, May 15, 1 p.m.
Where: Martha and Scott Hollett’s house 60647 Crown Ridge Drive, South Bend, IN 46614. Please click here for written directions.
Bring: NIA will provide chicken, tableware, water and punch.
Members should bring a dish to share.
If your last name begins with A - N bring fruit, cheese or desserts
If your last name begins with O - Z, bring salads and vegie dishes
Please bring your own lawn chair.
Also, a volunteer is needed to help Scott direct people to where to park.

May Social Art Exchange
Bring one unwrapped piece of original artwork. It does not need to be framed, and should measure no larger than 11x14. Your art will be assigned a number, and when we do the exchange we will draw numbers to see who gets what! Have fun with this!!

September Workshops with Greg LaRock

Greg LaRockNIA is bringing artist Greg LaRock to Indiana September 23-30 to
teach a 3-day studio workshop and a 4-day plein air workshop. The studio session will take place at the South Bend Museum of Art
September 23-25, 9:30am- 4:30pm, with a cost of $350. The
plein air workshop will be located in various sites in Elkhart County,
from 9:30-4:30, September 27-30. The cost is $450.

Don't miss this opportunity to study with nationally known West Coast artist Greg LaRock! Click here for a brochure and registration form.
Questions? Contact Diane Overmyer at dovermyerart@msn.com.

Visit the artist's website at greglarock.com.

Exhibit News

All Member Exhibit

Kroc Corps Community Center Gallery
900 W. Western Ave.
South Bend, IN 46601

Pick Up: March 5, 2016
This exhibit features 69 works by 38 artists. Gallery hours are 5:30am - 9pm Monday-Friday, 7am - 7pm Saturday, and 7am - 5pm Sunday.
Click here for Judge Alan Larkin's statement.


Judge's Awards

Bleu Valley
Mary Ann Roach Butkovich
Bleu Valley

quiet cove
Howard Scott
Quiet Cove

Twyckenham Bridge
Daniel J. Slattery
Twyckenham Bridge, 6am"

1933 Packard
Branden Hochstetler
1933 Packard

Merit Awards

little bit of spring
Jill Heavner
A Little Bit of Spring

Meditation Bench
Diane Overmyer
The Meditation Bench

red lips and fingertips
Erin Warner
Red Lips and Fingertips, A Tribute to Helen

a great team
Robert Williams
A Great Team

Carolyn Jagodits
Memorial Award

Far, Gone and In-Between
Kaylee Dalton
Far, Gone and In-Between
Encaustic Wax and Watercolor

Glenda Cobb Bixby Award
for Expressionistic Work

Lea Goldman
The Visit
Mixed Media

Northern Indiana Artists
P.O. Box 906
South Bend, IN 46624-0906