Nina has been teaching since 1986, holding positions at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, South Suburban Community College; and currently Columbia College Chicago. She has taught summer workshops in Europe for 15 years. You can find more about Nina on her Facebook page, Pinterest, and at her website, artendeavors.org.
I believe that the strongest art you can produce comes from hard work and honesty; inspired by what is most personal and important to you. A good artist studies the formal aspects of their medium; then allows their own vision to infuse the work.