Posts from July 2019

Planting Roots in Hamilton County

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by Allie Moffett

Hamilton County is one of the fastest growing counties in Indiana, based on Census Bureau data. With that population growth comes a crop of new businesses and restaurants opening up shop in Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville, Westfield and beyond. We sat down with five local business owners to see why they chose to place their business roots in Hamilton County.

“One of the great gifts of photography is that you see things differently. The world’s lines become more apparent.” -Christine Merchent

Locally, Christine Merchent’s photography has been exhibited at Conner Prairie, Indiana Landmarks in collaboration with the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Nickel Plate Arts and Indiana University’s Tom Thomas Gallery and Meijer Artway. Additionally, she published two golf photography books; Purgatory Golf Club Coffee Table Book and More Heaven than Hell. Christine was the 2017 Artist of the Year for Nickel Plate Arts and has earned numerous awards and merits from Indianapolis Professional Photographer’s Guild. In less than ten years, Christine Merchent has compiled an impressive resume.