Nickie Hennevelt







Nickie is a 6th generation native Floridian, Nickie has been creating art since she was very young with her first art sale at the age of 9 years old.

After working for a local nonprofit for nearly 8 years as the Dir. of Administration and Finance, Nickie is now completely self-employed and pursuing her dream as an artist, educator and activist for the arts while living life to the fullest.

Nickie is the Co-Owner of Hennevelt's Gallery and Gifts with her husband Freddy, and she is the Owner and creative director of Tiny Doors West Palm Beach. She is a content creator and speaks at events. Nickie also organizes and coordinates local art events and community projects.

Nickie enjoys volunteering her time in the community and is on the Board of Directors of the No More Starving Artist Foundation where she serves as Secretary of this amazing 501(c)3. No More Starving Artist Foundation’s mission is to help primarily Palm Beach County artists to be sustainable, personally and professionally, by providing opportunities and services. For more details visit the website and consider making a donation in honor of Nickie and her efforts.

As the founder and creative director of Tiny Doors West Palm Beach she hosts Tiny Mobile Art Studio events, Has a whimsical product line and has a fun Tiny Subscription Boxes with subscribers across the United States. 

Nickie has a blog and YouTube channel called NikPikz where she posts about her love of gardening, art, creative lifestyle, and travel.

Walt Disney World is where you will find Nickie at least once a month! She is a big fan and can be found online at, on YouTube and social media where she shares Disney travel tips and fun at the parks. “DisNickie” recently was invited to hold a lecture series in 2023 at the Mandel Public Library. The lectures consisted of Disney Planning, News and how to go to it on a budget. (Nickie does not work for Disney in any way.)

Nickie teaches art in many mediums at the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach in Studio 411. All art classes are Free to the public. Nickie teaches adults, teens and children at the Library from painting, sculpting to mixed media classes.


Nickie keeps pretty busy but loves to help others in different ways. Making It Happen is her motto and way of life!!

Nickie is married to Freddy Hennevelt who also is a full time artist. Nickie has a daughter 25 and a son 24 and two step daughters ages 30 and 25.