Nazlı Ceren Özerdem is an interdisciplinary artist and educator. She graduated from the Brown & RISD Dual Degree Program in 2014. She works in mixed media and finds inspiration in poetry, found objects, cultural images and mythologies, and art history. She currently works as an Overseas College Counselor at Robert College, her alma mater, in Istanbul, Turkey. She also teaches art  — Experimental Art Institute and How to Prepare an Art Portfolio courses to name a few—at the RCS Summer Academy since 2019.