Nikki Navaille is a ceramic artist from Orlando, Florida. A descendent of two New Orleans natives, she spent her summer and winter holidays in the Big Easy. Her artistic background is primarily in drawing and painting; she worked with clay on and off growing up, until becoming hooked in college. A recent graduate of the University of Central Florida, Nikki holds a bachelor of fine arts in studio art, with a specialization in ceramics, and a bachelor of arts in art history. Nikki currently works at UCF in the ceramics studio as the studio monitor and assistant.