Bowie Nichols is a filmmaker, painter, photographer, and radical humanist. Born Steve Nichols Smith in Columbia, Missouri, raised in Oklahoma City, found home in Atlanta, made a regrettable detour to Texas, fell in love in Los Angeles, made a baby in Las Vegas, and returned home to Atlanta to become Bowie. His short films have screened at film festivals and on television all over the world. His paintings have sold to collectors from Los Angeles to New York City and everywhere in between. His photography he keeps to himself.