Nia is a Pembrokeshire born artist with a passion for painting “enplein air”.
Showing a keen interest in painting from a young age, shestudiedFoundation Art at college before earning a place at a London University. However a change in direction saw Nia become a midwife for 6 years during which time she spent her spare hours focusing on developing her painting techniques and life drawing skills. In recent years, her passion for painting has taken over and she now works full time as a professional artist, painting the things she loves, imagery of everyday life, of endearing common place, and landscapes tempered with reflection and light.
Nia is the daughter of the artist James Mackeown, the granddaughter of Martin Mackeown and the great granddaughter of renowned Irish artist Tom Carr.