Through monochromatic imagery, Nīa MacKnight highlights the power of the spirit within times of social unrest.  She explores themes such as urban Indigeneity, experiences of youth, and the kinship between humans and non-human beings within the natural world.  Her work has been featured in international publications such as The New York Times and has been on display in fine art galleries such as The Pottery of The Southwest Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  

MacKnight has been teaching photography workshops to youth for nearly five years, and is passionate about expanding access to the photographic arts.  She holds a Bachelor’s in Psychology from California State University, Dominguez Hills, and a Master’s in Social and Cultural Analysis in Education from California State University, Long Beach.  

She is currently based in the greater Los Angeles area, and is available for assignment.  For all inquiries please contact niamacknight@gmail.com