Cathey Nickell has been featured in several articles and interviews for various media publications:

The Northeast Louisiana Children’s Museum in Monroe, Louisiana was so inspired by my book (and by art cars!) that they created a permanent exhibit on the grounds of their amazing facility! Visitors enjoy decorating the museum’s colorful art car with objects of their own choosing! See the video below and check out this wonderful place at

— “Up Close and Personal Art Car Introduction,” read this April 23, 2019 article featuring my book on page one of The Southwest News, a local Houston newspaper.

— An April 2017 school visit to Bess T. Shepherd Elementary is featured in a news clip from WDEF-TV 12 Chattanooga, begins at 00:59.

— Writer/Author Teri Case has a blog called Vitality Stories, and she invited me to contribute an article to her “Dear Me” series, where people are asked to write a letter to their younger self. Read my 2017 post here at

— Dan Blank helps writers and creative professionals share their stories and connect with their audience. You can learn more about Dan’s work at

— On May 27, 2016, Dan mentioned me, my work, and my experience when I ruptured my Achilles tendon in his weekly newsletter, which is nationally circulated! Read the article here at

— On Nov. 5, 2018, I was featured in one of Dan Blank’s podcasts! Click the link to hear the whole interview.

— “Author Uses Art Cars to Teach About Friendship” – read the Jan. 7, 2016 article about me from the Houston Chronicle:

— My story-time reading was featured at a Little Free Library in Katy, Texas, May 2016:

— Here’s an article from The Bellaire Examiner, April 9, 2016:

— See how St. Mark’s Episcopal School in Houston creates its own mini-art car parade every year in April:

— In January 2016, Shreveport’s Forum Magazine ran this photo spread in their “On The Scene” column:

— “Shreveport Native Pens Art Car Children’s Book” – check out my Dec. 5, 2015 interview with Red River Radio:

— My hometown newspaper ran this article about my November 2015 book launch:

— The SCBWI Pro-Insider e-newsletter (which has a reach of about 10,000 readers!) featured me on Oct. 15, 2020 about how I chose the illustrators for my picture books:

— The Village News/Southwest News ran a story about me on March 24, 2020 about how my art car book inspired a local teacher to create a piece of art:

— The Shreveport Times ran this video when I returned to my hometown for a school visit in November 2021. It shows how much fun the students had with Penelope, the purple furry art car, which traveled all the way from Houston to Shreveport, Louisiana:

— The Shreveport Times ran this article about my hometown visit, where I spoke at Southfield School, a school I attended myself from second through fifth grade. Check out the November 2021 story by reporter Meredith White: