Nicola Taylor is a self portrait photographer from rural North Yorkshire. Her career began at the age of 33 when she began her studies at the London College of Communication, after leaving her job as a stockbroker. She has received international recognition and her work has been sold in Europe and the USA.

Exhibitions

2014

Jan-Mar 2014 – Strand/Hair, Oriel Wrecsam Contemporary Art Gallery, Wrexham, Wales

Feb – Mar 2014 – Inspired By Gallery, North Yorkshire Moors National Park Centre, Danby, North Yorks.

(forthcoming) Sep – Oct 2014 – Harrison Lord Gallery, Brighouse, West Yorkshire

(forthcoming) Nov 2014 – Jan 2015 – Objects of Desire, Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk, Lancs

2013

Jan 2013 – Early Spring Exhibition, The Bowery, Headingley, Leeds, West Yorks

March 2013 – “From What Has Been,” Inspired By Gallery, North Yorkshire Moors National Park Centre

March 2013 – “Euphoria,” The Factory Kitchen, The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

March 2013 – “Response,'” Arteria and Gallery 23, Lancaster, Lancashire

 

2012

March 2012 – Spring Exhibition, Artsbank, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, North Yorks

May 2012 – WunderKammer (Wonder Room), Saltaire Arts Trail, Saltaire Bookshop, West Yorks

May 2012 – “May All Your Dreams Come True,” Heart Gallery, Hebden Bridge, West Yorks

June 2012 – Solo Exhibition – The Dutch House, Mill Green Farm, Crayke, York, North Yorks

July 2012 – “Your Place,” Inspired By Gallery, The Moors National Park Centre, Danby, North Yorks

Sept 2012 – “More than just a pretty face,” Back O’ the Shop, Terrington, North Yorks

Nov 2012 – Ophelia’s Place, Liverpool, NY USA

 

2011

June 2011 – “Upside Down,” London College of Communication

October 2011 – “Inspired By,” Rapture Gallery, Harrogate, North Yorks

November 2011 – “Selection Box,” Back o’the Shop, Terrington, North Yorks

 

Publication

2013

Burn Magazine, Feb 14th 2013

2011

Visual Overture, Fall 2011

Leeds Debacle, Dec 2011

Aesthetica Creative Works Annual 2012

 

Press and Media Coverage

2012

24:4 – Short Film on Creativity in the UK, shot by BAFTA award winning filmmaker Martin Smith for Stolichnaya Vodka (Film)

Sunday Sun – Great Ayton Woman Switches from Stockbroker Career to Photography (Print)

Northern Echo – Film Debut for former Great Ayton Stockbroker (Print)

“Ubiq,” aired Rai 5 Italia Jul 2012 (Television)

“Show Me the Monet”, Series 2, Episode 14, aired BBC2 Jul 26th 2012 (Television)

York Press – New Exhibitions (Print)

Shutter Sisters – On Finding Your Own Way (Blog)

Huddersfield Examiner – Photographer Nicola Taylor takes stock in a snapshot (Print)

Yorkshire Post – Visions from the Moors (Print)

 

Competitions

2012

July 2012 – Camera Obscura Professional Photography Competition (Finalist)

 

2011

June 2011 – Cannes Also (Shortlisted)

July 2011 – WPGA Interregional Competition (Shortlisted)

Aug 2011 – Visual Overture, Emerging Artists, Fall 2011 (Winner)

Nov 2011 – Aesthetica Creative Works Competition (Shortlisted)

Nov 2011 – Camera Obscura Professional Photography Competition (Shortlisted)

Dec 2011 – Fashion Photography Blog, Fashion Photography Exposed (Winner)

 

Education

95-99 BA (Hons) American and English Literature, University of East Anglia, 2:1

’99-00 MSc, Theoretical Psychoanalytic Studies, University College London, Distinction

’10-11 ABC Diploma, Photography, London College of Communication, Distinction

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