Julia Bottoms is a renowned Buffalo-based artist. She is a graduate of SUNY Buffalo State College where she completed her BA and MFA. Our city houses several impressive murals created by Julia Bottoms and she co-produced the Freedom Wall in 2017 in collaboration with John Baker, Chuck Tingley, and Edreys Wajed. The project was supported by The Albright Knox and NFTA Metro. Her work continues to evolve and increasingly focusing on political, social, racial, and gender issues in a subtle yet powerful fashion. Thorough her portrait she is focused in writing the narrative of people of color on her own terms.