BIO: Nickie Hennevelt was born and raised on the edges of Lake Okeechobee. Nickie has been creating art since she was very young with her first art sale at the age of 9 years old. Graduating from Clewiston High School where she took nearly every art class (2-D and 3-D) available and decided that she was going to work in the arts. Nickie studied art and design at Palm Beach State Collage in the 90's. Her passion for art somewhat was placed on hold after the birth of her 2 children now ages 19 and 17. In that time, Nickie while taking care of her children she created art not only with the kids but also painted small thing around the house and commissions by word of mouth. She also started pursuing photography taking photos for family and friends and capturing her love of nature.
Nickie currently works full time as the Fiscal Coordinator / Development Associate for the West Palm Beach Library Foundation. Nickie and her husband, Freddy have owned and operated their own art gallery in Northwood Village, Hennevelt’s Gallery & Gifts for 5 years and have supported many artist. While Nickie still takes photographs, paints and makes mixed media works of art she also creates designer websites, e-newsletters, and organizes and local art events.
Nickie also volunteers her time as a co-founder, organizer and tour guide for the Historic Northwood Village ArtX Artwalk and Guided Tours also is a founding member and volunteer organizer of Art Synergy, Inc. She is the event coordinator for Northwood Village Art Night Out held on the last Friday of each month. Nickie is also the founder and creative director of Tiny Doors West Palm Beach.
So many other project she helps with around Palm Beach County Nickie loves to help other in all different ways. Making It Happen is her way of life.
If you have any question or wold be interested in helping in Nickie's ventures please give her a call 561-215-1634. Please leave a message if she is unable to answer the phone.