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.   

MacKnight’s work has been featured in international publications such as The New York Times, Indian Country Today and the Daily Pilot Newspaper (LA Times), and has been on display in fine art galleries such as the Pottery of The Southwest Gallery.  She has also been an arts educator for five years, and is committed to expanding access to the photographic arts through Photography workshops. 

MacKnight attended the San Francisco Art Institute, and later received a Bachelor’s in Psychology from California State University, Dominguez Hills.  She received her 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