Berry was the wife of the artist Job NIXON (1891-1938).   In 1931, at the urging of Samuel John Lamorna BIRCH, Nina and her husband moved to the area, settling originally in Lamorna to be near the Birch menage. They moved on to stay at Riverside Studios (1931-33), but due to her husband's appointment to the Slade staff in 1935, her involvement in the area was brief.