Born in 1990, Nneka Uzoigwe is a figurative artist. She trained at London Fine Art Studios, where she now teaches part-time and received the De Laszlo Foundation Scholarship in 2016 and 2017. In 2021, Nneka became an Artist in Residence at the Watts Gallery creating mythological paintings in response to exhibiting artist Henry Scott Tuke. Her final paintings, along with the paintings, ‘Alix and Her Hair Crowns’ and ‘The Marine Room’, were displayed alongside the symbolist painter George Frederick Watts. This was also an honourable first for a contemporary artist, to have their works hung with within the Watts Historic Galleries. She lives and works in London.