Nita graduated with a Master of Fine Arts from Temple University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Webster University. She is an alumnus of the Community Arts Training Institute in St. Louis. Her work combines ritual, performance, sound, and visual imagery such as mandalas and labyrinths, to create large, participatory and transformative experiences through art. She maintains an active studio where she creates sculptural and functional ceramics using dream imagery and magical symbolism in her designs. Nita is the executive director of Artica, an outdoor multi-disciplinary and participatory art festival that brings the St. Louis area together as a community through creative self-expression.