Biography

 

Julie has received her Bachelor’s of Visual Arts in Drawing and Painting from Florida International University in 1990. She is the 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 2009 Within Four Corners, Solo Exhibition, Fifth Avenue Art Gallery, Melbourne, Florida. 2008 First Place, 100% Pure Exhibition, Fifth Avenue Gallery, Mark Mittleman. 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.


 Her works are delicate and sensitive with an aggression of stroke. I am a figurative artist. My works are delicate and sensitive with an aggression of stroke. Currently 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 from of drawing into the contemporary platform. She is working with silverpoint on gessoed luan board. She is working on a series, titled Entwined. In this  Entwined series, it consists of one to two figures. This series depicts symbiotic embrace union of two individuals in rest and creative contemplation. Each image is in the act of contemplation of creation- sitting, lounging, thinking, and gazing. Each image has one to two figures in an equally coupled embrace.