Nzingah Oniwosan is an award winning visual artist, jewelry designer, classically trained pianist, published poet, and up and coming African and Haitian folklore dancer. She has been a full time self employed teaching artist for the past 10 years, which has allowed her to work with more than 20,000 students.
During this time, Nzingah has the fortunate opportunity to work with organizations like VSA Arts FL, Center Creative Education, Coral Springs Museum, Miami Children’s Museum, as well as Young Audiences in Baltimore, to name a few. Her work has been noted in periodicals like the Sun Sentinel (2006/2007), Essence Magazine (2014) and Art & Culture Magazine (Fall 2006).
Nzingah’s most recent accolades include: a grant in 2010 to exhibit the Sankofa Experience and in 2009 to exhibit Un-murdered, being named 2008 artist of the year by the Links Incorporated, and placing first in several juried exhibits. She is currently an artist-in-resident for Broward County School Board, as well as Old Dillard Museum. Nzingah is a certified Level One Art Clay instructor and will be a Senior Instructor in Winter 2014. Outside of being a creative, Nzingah is a raw foods chef and an avid Bikram yoga practitioner.