Artists' Gallery
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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Exhibit News

November 14 - December 19
Arts on Main Exhibit

205 S. Main Street, Elkhart, IN
Commission: 25%
Pick-up: December 19, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Gallery Hours: 10 am - 5 pm Thursday, Friday; 10 am - 2 pm Saturday

Click here to read the Judge's Statement

January 9 - February 28, 2015
Kroc Center Exhibit

900 W. Western Ave
South Bend
Drop Off: January 3, 2015
Reception: January 9
Pick-up: February 28

Arts on Main exhibit winners

Best of Show
Jackie MacKenzie
"Potting Shed", pastel

Second Place
David Allen
"Spring 2014", oil

Third Place
Katharine Schmidt
"Speak No Evil", ceramic sculpture


Merit Awards
Catherine McCormick
"Wellfield Gardens, Elkhart", pastel

Claire Hoinville
"Venus x2", oil

James Goodkin
"Our Town", oil


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