Nicola Stead is a photographer based in Glasgow, Scotland. Her practice focuses on storytelling through portraiture and documentary photography. Engaging with individuals and  communities to tell the story of the place as well as its people, she is interested in issues regarding personal, social and cultural identity. 

Alongside her artistic practice, Nicola also teaches photography as well as working on photographic commissions.



  •  Selected for Futureproof 2020 online exhibition - Street Level Photoworks, 2020.

  •  Featured in Document Scotland Blog, 2020. http://www.documentscotland.com/glasgow-women-photography-nicola-stead/

  •  Shortlisted for Portrait of Britain, featured in Portrait of Britain book, 2020.

  •  Selected for the Redeye Graduate Mentoring Scheme, 2020.

  •  Featured in Shutter Hub Yearbook - Online exhibition & printed publication, 2020.

  •  Featured in Photograd Online Gallery Exhibition, 2020.

  •  Shortlisted Artist -Visual Arts Scotland Graduate Showcase, 2020.

  •  Featured in Source Graduate Photography Online, 2020.

  •  Featured in COGC Online Degree Show, 2020.

  •  Shutter Hub – Ways of Seeing Exhibition, Glasgow, 2020.

  •  Shutter Hub Membership Bursary Award recipient, 2020.

  •  Shutter Hub – Everyday Delight Exhibition, Online, 2020.

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