About Nneka Jackson

Nneka Jackson has a specialty in creating body adornment that inspires.
A Signature Collection of Jewelry, Accessories and wearable wings…
handcrafted from rare materials and Divine vision.

Nneka has been designing wearable art since she was a child, but began selling her works in 2001.

The line has appeared in several publications in print and online.

Nneka’s collection has also been seen on many runways including Paris Fashion Week, The BET Experience, Detroit Fashion Week and Caribbean Fashion Week.

2020: Commission- Paris Fashion Week House of Cedi
2020: Fellowship: Winner Design in The City Sponsored by Gucci Changemakers Fund
2020: Commission- Twilight of the God’s Detroit Opera House. Piece designed for Marsha Philpot that ended up being covered in Wallstreet Journal and New York times.
2020: HauteIs Magazine
2020: Exhibition- Women Show Risker Gallery

2019: Commission- Multi Cultural Connections competition Agence Ter
2019: Commission- Charleston Pride.
2019: Blac Magazine (cover)
2019: Commission- Lupus Walk.
2019: Special Project- Sabreen Cosmetics with Kiko Davis
2019: Special Project- Structured Water Bryce Detroit
2019: Special Project- Salt City Jessica Care Moore/ Aku Kadogo/Marlies Yearby.
2019: Special Project- Voguing Down the Met. 20th Anniversary of Voguing. Met Gallery attendees Anna Wintour, Dapper Dan

2018: RAW Detroit Fashion Showcase.
2018: HauteIs Magazine (cover)
2018: Blac Magazine (cover)
2018: Exhibition- “Oh you so fancy” 6 mth exhibit Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

2017: Fall – Eastern Market after dark Fashion Showcase Detroit Design week

2016-2017 I was rear ended by a drunk driver in 2016. During 2016-2017 I had 2 knee surgeries and 6 rounds of spinal injections in my neck and back.

2015: Exhibit- Carribean Fashion Week
2015: BET Experience (BET Awards)
2015: Special Project: One Mile magazine
2015: Special Project: My Hair, My story, My Glory
2015: Special Project: Steampunk Art Magazine (cover)
2015: Commission- Detroit Blue’s Society Thornetta Davis.
2015: Special Project: Charles H. Wright 50th Anniversary Gala.

2014: Fellowship: ONE MILE
2014: Exhibit- Woman an Exhibition(Gallery)

2012: Exhibit- PLITZ New York Fashion Week
2012: Exhibit- Style Week Resort Miami
2012: Commission- North American International Auto Show Charity Preveiw
2012: Special Project- Salon USA Magazine
2012: Exhibit- Catwalk HIV & AIDS Benefit
2012: Exhibit- Style Week Providence Rhode Island
2012: Exhibit- Detroit Fashion Week
2012: Exhibit- Michigan F.A.S.H. Fest
2012: Special Project- African World Festival

2011: Special Project- Magazine Essence Hot Hair Issue
2011: Special Project- Cinhte Magazine Cover
2011: Special Project- B.L.A.C. Magazine Cover
2011: Detroit News
2011: Special Project- Semi Finalist for a spot on Project Accessory on Lifetime
2011: Commission- Art X Detroit Kresge Artist: Monica Blaire
2011: Exhibit- Caribbean Fashion Week Kingston, Jamaica
2011: Special Project- HER Detroit Magazine Cover
2011: Special Project- Tropics Magazine
2011: Special Project- North American International Auto Show

2010: Exhibit- Define Design Detroit 5E Gallery
2010: Exhibit- Catwalk HIV & Aids Awareness Benefit
2010: Commission Bravo Bravo Detroit Opera House
2010: Exhibit- Exposed 2010
2010: Exhibit- Michigan Hair and Trade Show
2010: Exhibit- Detroit Erotica Ball

2009: Commission- Michigan FrontPage Cover
2009: Special Project- Bravo Bravo Detroit Opera House
2009: Exhibit- Detroit Fashion Week
2009: Exhibit- Funky Ferndale Art Festival
2009: Exhibit- Jay Stay Paid fundraiser for JDilla Foundation

2008: Cover promo material for Funky Ferndale Art Festival
2008: Funky Ferndale Art Festival
2008: Commission-Billie Holiday Revue
2008: Commission- Abandoned in Detroit Fashion Art Series
2008: Foundation 5 E. Gallery
2008: Exhibit-Better Detroit Youth Movement Art Party

Elizabeth City State University; Elizabeth City, North Carolina
2005 – Sole winner LOVE Scholarship :ECSU Elizabeth City, North Carolina
2007-2009 Wayne State University

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