Julie is a freelance artist in Corning, New York who works primarily in oil and watercolor paint. She attended Houghton College, where she received a BA of Fine Art in painting and sculpture. In 2019, after working several years in education and the nonprofit sector, Julie returned to painting full time.
Julie’s work is born from her life experiences, which include growing up with chronic illness in a dysfunctional fundamentalist family. Her paintings are a way of processing trauma, and display themes of feminism, motherhood, beauty, shame, pain, spirituality, and resilience.
Julie creates, teaches, and freelances in Corning, New York, where she lives with her husband and daughter.