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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

Fernwood Botanical Garden
13988 Range Line Road
Niles, MI

May 2 - June 15
Theme: "Hues of Spring"

This exhibit will require entrants to email digital images of their work to Fernwood and pay the entry fee online. To be eligible to enter this show you must have paid your 2014-15 membership dues.
Images must be emailed to Fernwood (more information below).
Payment must be made online via the PayPal form below.
Be sure to pay your entry fee before submitting your entries.
Images must be emailed to Fernwood between the dates of April 1-15.

Entry Fee
Entry payments will be made via PayPal, either with your PayPal account or with a credit card. Use the drop-down entry form below to choose your number of entries (one entry or two) and click the Submit button. You will be directed to the secure PayPal website, where you will fill out your personal information and make your payment with either a credit card or your PayPal account. Once you complete your transaction, you will be directed back to the NIA website, and will receive an email confirmation from PayPal.

Image Submission
Once you have paid, please email your image(s) to Kathleen Kieselbach, Curator of the Clark Gallery at Fernwood, at katheek@comcast.net. In your email, provide the title, dimensions, price, and type of media in the email.

Notification/Delivery of Work
Kathleen Kieselbach will notify you by email of your acceptance to the show.
Accepted works may be dropped off at Fernwood April 23-27. When you drop off your accepted work you will sign a Waiver. Please use the NIA entry form provided on page 2 of our newsletter to identify your work.

The Opening Reception will be held Sunday, May 4, 1:00 - 4:00pm.
A 30% commission will be taken on all sales.

Fernwood Entry Payment Form
Please use the dropdown menu to choose One Entry or Two Entries, and click "Submit."

Number of Works


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