Julya Nichols

Location: Pennsylvania
Nationality: American
Biography: Julya Nichols is a photographer who grew up in Parkesburg, Pennsylvania. She attended the Pennsylvania College of Art and Design to obtain her BFA in Photography. Julya likes to explore different projects and styles, however, she has been working... MORE
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Copyright Julya Nichols 2023
Date of Work Sep 2016 - May 2018
Updated May 2018
Topics Abstract, Beauty, Conceptual, Dying/Death, Feminism, Fine Art, Mental Illness, Obesity, Photography, Religion, Sexuality, Spirituality, Womens Rights, Youth
Experiencing change is liberating. I have come to the realization that my unique voice had been oppressed to the point that I started to repress my own validation. In my series Closure, I am addressing my journey of becoming familiar with my personal stance. I am understanding how negative influences have come into my live, while also coming to terms with toxic and traumatizing situations I experienced as a child and young adult. I have been inspired to not limit myself in the display or techniques incorporated in my art. Using photography, video, and installation as my tools, I tell my story through striking imagery, color relations, and metaphoric scenarios. Today I am fighting back, using my voice as an empowered female artist. This series is a declaration of my strength, acceptance, and validation.

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