Nastassja Swift is a visual artist holding a Bachelors degree of Fine Art from Virginia Commonwealth University with a major in Painting & Printmaking and a minor in Craft & Material Studies. She is the owner and artist of D for Dolls, an online collection of handmade needle felted figures. Outside of being a doll maker, she works with fiber, audio, performance and film within her studio practice. Nastassja’s work is currently on display in a group exhibition at The Colored Girls Museum in Philadelphia, and the Wa Na Wari Art Space in Seattle; as well as upcoming shows and screenings in several spaces throughout Richmond, including Sediment Art Gallery, Afrikana Independent Film Festival, and The Valentine Museum. She has participated in several national and international residencies and exhibitions, including her solo exhibit in Doha, Qatar in 2016, and fellowships at the Vermont Studio Center and MASS MoCA.
Nastassja is currently living and working in Virginia.