Briola Nugent is a multidisciplinary artist, educator, performer, and advocate of Southern and West Indian descent. Currently based in the New York metropolitan area, her practice spans motion film, photography, music audio technology, graphic design, code programming, and public art campaigns.
With a determined focus on the preservation of black and brown community history and distribution of resources whilst advocating for socioemotional intellectual development within the young and seasoned generations of our time.
Her work has been shown at the Opalka Gallery, Albany Center Gallery, The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Capital Repertory Theatre, The Teaching Gallery, and The Linda, recognized by the Times Union, Variety Magazine, Washington Post, WRGB, and publicized on PBS, NBCUniversal, WMHT, and Morgan Chase & Co. outlets.
Nugent’s work explores and celebrates the illumination of joy, growth, healing, and the beauty within the inner lives of those under-explored in American media and popular art.