Serena Nassini is a Fine artist, Fine Art teacher and clarinettist based in London. As a practising Fine artist she has exhibited in London, Cambridge, Milan and Rhodes.
Serena's artworks took part to several independent exhibitions and feminist events like the ones organised by the Nasty Women collective, Adept Gaze collective and TedxUCLWomen.
Serena is also a clarinettist and plays Klezmer and Eastern European folk music in London since 2015. She performed at the the Muxima Cafe' in East London with her first female-only six piece klezmer band 'Alborak' in 2017. In 2018 she joined Klezfest with her klezmer trio 'Zikh Zayn' with which she arranged some traditional repertoire. Zikh Zayn performed at community events and open mics all over London. In 2019 Zikh Zayn collaborated with Taqsim, a 6 piece women only Arabic influenced band.
In November 2018 Serena collaborated with the clarinettist Lucy Tasker creating her first Relational Film, a video art installation combining an experimental improvised folk duet with projections of oil paintings and written text.
She has built the ability to teach a wide range of skill levels, encouraging individual artistic development and the creation of rich portfolios over 8 years of experience as a Fine Art teacher and freelance artist. She offers in-depth instructions and contemporary research during each session. She specialises in fine art and learning with a focus on Drawing and Painting. She is currently teaching Fine Art in a variety of settings. This includes but is not limited to private home tuition, public workshops, after school art workshops and community art projects. She has become increasingly involved in Schools and Art Education and has worked as a Visiting Artist in 6 Schools in London, on projects with children, teenagers and adults. She currently works as a private art tutor with several companies.
In 2015 she gained a Master in Arts (Artist-Teacher and Contemporary Practices) from Goldsmiths, University of London. Serena also studied Fine Arts at the San Francisco State University and Painting and Visual Arts at Naba in Milan (2011-2014).