Nuala Ryding was born in 1987 and has grown up in Lancashire. She graduated first class honours from the University of Central Lancashire in 2010 and has worked around the North West for all her professional life.

    Being a multidisciplinary artist she draws on the experiential aspects of everyday life reviewing interaction, reaction, and remembrance. With a unique way of working she entwines her projects with daily life, drawing off personal responses to life events and blending these into her artistic practice. Initial studies in photography have given her a methodical and mechanical approach when developing a project which she has perfected during her studies in Fine Art. Her project “You Saved My Soul”, a piece which fused historical printmaking techniques with contemporary digital imaging, included extensive work collating an archive and also gained her a fellowship award to Artlab Contemporary Print.

    Upon completion of her work for the fellowship, and her subsequent piece “You and all Your Photographs”, Nuala stepped into the MA Fine Art Site & Archive Intervention at the University Of Central Lancashire. Her project, “Conversations Lost”, led her to take a step away from material based art to work with interventions. Continuing the work derived from experiences within family life this project questioned how lost possibilities for conversations, connected to a particular space, can be transmitted to a relevant future.