Nia Easley (b. 1983, Chicago) received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2006 with a concentration in Painting and Printmedia. She is now also receiving an MFA from the School with a focus in Visual Communication Design. Nia is an artist creating works that address issues of visibility, accessibility, urban migration, social justice and data visualization. Her artist books are currently in the Joan Flasch Artist Book Collection, DePaul University, Northwestern University, and the University of Iowa special collections. She has participated in exhibitions in the United States, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic. She is a 2017 recipient of the ThreeWalls RaD Lab grant.