Nykelle DeVivo

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Nykelle DeVivo is a southern California visual artist working primarily with lens-based mediums to explore the crossroads between the physical world and that of our ancestors. Employing the languages of Afrofuturism, queer/trans expression, and alter work, Nykelle uses their art as an extension of their spiritual practice. They studied theory & photography at the San Francisco Art Institute before going on to have their works acquired by permanent museum collections across the country, becoming an inaugural Google Image Equity Fellow, and exhibiting their images in numerous exhibitions. Nykelle is currently pursuing their MFA in visual art from the University of California San Diego where they expect to graduate in 2025.  

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