Nia Alexander

Nia Alexander Campbell’s work comments on the history and social experiences of underrepresented groups of people, often drawing from her everyday experiences as an American woman of color, as well as her experiences studying abroad in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

Nia Alexander Campbell’s work comments on the history and social experiences of underrepresented groups of people, often drawing from her everyday experiences as an American woman of color, as well as her experiences studying abroad in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

Nia Alexander Campbell is a painter, writer, illustrator, and collage artist from Richmond, Virginia. She is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Painting and Printmaking.

Nia considers herself a storyteller first and foremost and believes storytelling can combat ignorance and bridge the many divides we see in our world today.

She uses both her visual art skills and vigorous writing practices to bring narratives to life in hopes of using them as a teaching tool. Her subject matter comments on the history and social experiences of underrepresented groups of people, often drawing from her everyday experiences as an American woman of color, as well as her experiences studying abroad in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

Nia has had her work displayed in over a dozen galleries and publications. She has written fiction novels, screenplays, and is the creator of Black Girls Abroad, a travel blog geared toward women of color.

She hopes to have a career as an artist, art director, or writer for books, video games, or animated films. She believes that through these media her passion for visual art, writing, and social awareness will reach the younger generation, those who will grow to become future decision makers.