Julia Whyel is a documentary photographer and filmmaker based in Portland, Maine. A 2015 graduate from the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies and current senior in the Media Studies program at University of Southern Maine, her passion for storytelling follows both local and global narratives. The many facets of community are represented in her recent projects, as well as a focus on addiction recovery and the deep dynamics of family. 

As a graduate Julia will be working towards a national and international focus on art and conflict, pursuing fellowship opportunities and multi-media long-form storytelling projects with social justice collectives and media outlets.