Julie has received her Bachelor’s of Visual Arts in Drawing and Painting from Florida International University in 1990 and Masters of Art Education in December 2020. She is the 2016 Appleton Museum of Art Peoples Choice Award in the Biennial and Williams Drawing Prize, Semi Finalist , Juror Douglas Martenson, and 2016 Tiger Tail Production Grant to attend New York Art Students League. She was Best in Show 2014 Florida Art Educators Association Member  Virtual Exhibition Award in Daytona, Florida. 2013 and 2011 Ruth Katzman Scholarship recipient for the Artist-in-Residency (A-I-R) Program at The Vytlacil Campus of The Art Students League of New York.

Julie has exhibited her work in Appleton Museum’s Drawing Biennial, Inspired Lines, Ocala, Florida, Juror Alison Ferris, Simsbury, Connecticut. She had her Solo show 2009 Within Four Corners, Solo Exhibition, Fifth Avenue Art Gallery, Melbourne, Florida. 2008 she received First Place, 100% Pure Exhibition, Fifth Avenue Gallery, Mark Mittleman and the selected to exhibit in The Richeson 75 International Figure/Portrait Juried Exhibition, Juror Michael Shane Neal, Kimberly, Wisconsin. She was selected for Artist Project, Juried Selection, in Chicago, Illinois. She received 2006 Honorable Mention, Palm Beach Community College, Dario Gallery, 2nd Annual Drawing, Painting, Print Making Exhibition, Palm Beach County, Florida. 2006 she exhibited in Chautauqua Institution, 46th, 47th 49th National Exhibition of American Art in Chautauqua, New York. She received an Honorable Mention, Dade Art Educators exhibition, Miami Dade College, Juried Exhibition. 2003, 2004 and 2003 The Bellinger Memorial Award, Chautauqua Institution, 46th National Exhibition of American Art, Chautauqua, New York. the 2007 San Diego Art Institute, Museum of the Living Artist, the 49th International juried Exhibition, San Diego, CA.

 She is a Figurative Artist. Her new works are in the media silverpoint her goal is to make drawing more permanent and less fragile, and historically to bring an ancient form of drawing into the contemporary platform.