Drawing by Danica Novgorodoff

Born and raised in the DC suburbs, Julie Alpert is a Seattle-based installation artist and painter. She uses traditional art supplies in combination with everyday materials to explore decoration, disappointment, femininity, nostalgia and visual confusion.

Julie has a BA in painting from the University of Maryland and an MFA in painting from the University of Washington. She is the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Award, two MacDowell Colony Fellowships, a Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Fellowship, two Artist Trust GAP grants, The New Foundation Residency Program Grant and was a finalist for the 2013 Neddy Awards. She has been Visiting Artist at Clark College and was commissioned by the first inaugural Seattle Art Fair to create a 54-foot installation at MadArt Studio. She is a 2017-2018 Roswell Artist-in-Residence Fellow, which will bring her to New Mexico for one year this June.

Julie is represented by Bridge Productions in Seattle.
From 2009-2014, she was a member of SOIL Artist-Run Gallery.

Watch: 2013 Video Interview for the Neddy Awards