Nekisha Durrett is a visual artist working with themes related to the ubiquity of popular media and storytelling. She earned her B.F.A. at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York. A Horace H. Rackham Fellow at the University of Michigan, she went on to earn an M.F.A. in photography in 2000. Her drawings, books, large-scale graphic installations and public art have appeared at Hillyer ArtSpace in Washington DC, Arlington Art Center in Arlington, VA, Romo Gallery in Atlanta, Diaspora Vibe Gallery in Miami, Rush, Corridor, and Suzanne Randolph Galleries in New York and the Arizona State University Art Museum.