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JULIE ALPERT
juliealpertart@gmail.com
juliealpert.com

b. 1980 Washington, DC. Lives and works in Seattle, WA

EDUCATION
2008 MFA Painting, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2002 BA Painting with Honors, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
2015 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency, September, Amherst, VA (upcoming)
2015 Artist in Residence, Clark College, April, Vancouver, WA
2014 The MacDowell Colony Fellowship, March-April, Peterborough, NH
2014 Pacific Northwest Art Award Nominee, Portland Art Museum
2013 King County Portable Works Collection Purchase
2013 The New Foundation Residency Program Grant, Seattle, WA ($2000)
2013 Brink Award Nominee, Henry Art Gallery
2013 CityArts Art Walk Award, Seattle, WA ($250)
2013 Neddy Award Finalist, Seattle, WA ($1500)
2012 GAP Grant, Artist Trust, Seattle, WA ($1500)
2012 Pollock-Krasner Award, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York, NY ($20,000)
2010 Grey Gallery 5x5 Emerging Artist Exhibition, juror Ford Crull
2009 GAP Grant, Artist Trust, Seattle, WA ($1500)

SOLO AND TWO PERSON SHOWS
2015 Splat!, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA
2015 Vacation Slideshow, Violet Strays, w/Andy Arkley
2014 Look-alikes, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
2014 Stacked and Piled, Portland Center Stage, Portland, OR
2013 Julie Alpert | New Black Pattern Watercolors, Forterra, Seattle, WA
2013 Boundary, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
2012 Tableau Vivant, Gallery 4Culture, Seattle, WA
2012 Zigzags, Stripes, and Shadows, The Telephone Room Gallery, Tacoma, WA
2011 FLAT & BRIGHT, collaboration w/ Andy Arkley, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
2011 Motivation Graph, The Living Room, Seattle, WA
2010 Backyards, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
2009 Co-mingling, two year installation, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA
2008 Play: Intuitively Altered Spaces, Form/Space Atelier, Seattle, WA
2008 MFA Exhibition, Sandpoint Gallery, Seattle, WA

GROUP SHOWS
2015 PATTERN, Seattle Pacific University (upcoming)
2015 Bellingham National 2015 Juried Exhibition, Bellingham, WA (upcoming)
2014 Borderlands, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
2013 TAGtics, Quartair, The Hague, Netherlands
2013 Neddy at Cornish Exhibition, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
2013 ONN/OF: a light festival, Seattle, WA
2012 LxWxH Outside the Box, LxWxH Gallery, Seattle, WA
2012 City Arts Fest Culture Club, Seattle, WA
2012 Short Run Small Press Fest, Seattle, WA
2012 SOIL at Sea-Tac, Sea-Tac International Airport, WA
2012 LxWxH, art subscription July issue, Seattle, WA
2012 Red Current, Roq La Rue, Seattle, WA
2012 Strange Coupling 2012, Object Gallery, Seattle, WA
2011 NEPO 5K Don't Run, Seattle, WA
2011 Strange Coupling benefit auction, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2011 Short Run Small Press Fest, Vera Project, Seattle, WA
2011 Gallery 206, Occidental Square Park, Seattle, WA
2011 Between Cornice and Cantilever, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
2010 Vs the Matador, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010 e4c 2010-2011 cycle of electronic media, collaboration w/ Andy Arkley, Gallery 4Culture, Seattle, WA
2010 Xanadu: A Stately Pleasure Dome, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010 Then and Now, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2010 SOIL at ACT window installation, collaboration w/ Chauney Peck, ACT Theatre, Seattle, WA
2010 SOIL at ACT window installation, collaboration w/ Kiki MacInnis, ACT Theatre, Seattle, WA
2010 5x5 Juried Exhibition, selected by Ford Crull, Grey Gallery and Lounge, Seattle, WA
2010 You're So Cool, collaboration w/ Erin Shafkind, OHGE Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010 Introductions, SAM Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010 Drum of the Draw, Grey Gallery and Lounge, Seattle, WA
2010 New Members Show, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
2009 Kirkland Arts Center REDUX Challenge Invitational, Kirkland, WA
2009 Land(e)scape, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008 Oliver Herring’s Task, presented by the Frye, Seattle Central Library, Seattle, WA
2008 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008 Coupling VI: Flashforward, collaboration w/ Whiting Tennis, Ouch My Eye, Seattle, WA
2008 School of Art Open House, Juried by Billy Howard, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008 Sandpoint Open Studios, Sandpoint Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008 Flashback, Strange Coupling Benefit Auction, Sandpoint Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008 Small + Flat, Juried by Greg Bell, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA
2007 Over the Line: Second Year MFA, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA
2007 Sandpoint Open Studios, Sandpoint Gallery, Seattle, WA
2007 Works in Progress: First Year MFA, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA

COMMERCIAL COMMISSION
2011 Nature Made Sleep Aid installation for Mile9 Agency, collaboration with Andy Arkley, Victor
Steinbrueck Park, Seattle, WA

PERFORMANCE
2012 The Bran Flakes at Tacoma Art Museum, May 24th, Tacoma, WA
2012 The Bran Flakes, ONN/OF: a light festival, curated by Susan Robb, Jim Demetre, and Sierra Stinson,
Jan 28-29, Seattle, WA
2011 The Bran Flakes, Convergence Festival, September 4th, San Francisco, CA
2010 The Bran Flakes winter tour, Nov 12th Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR/Nov 13th Chop Suey,
Seattle, WA
2010 Xanadu: A Stately Pleasure Dome "I'm Alive!", August 5th, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010 The Bran Flakes NW Tour, July 3rd-6th, Chop Suey, Seattle, WA/Rotture, Portland, OR/Cowfish,
Eugene, OR/Northern, Olympia, WA
2009 The Bran Flakes at Sepultura Festival, April 17th, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

TEACHING
2015 Instructor - Cornish College of the Arts, Installation Intensive, Seattle, WA (upcoming)
2015 Instructor - Cornish College of the Arts, Pre-college Foundations, Seattle, WA (upcoming)
2015 Instructor - Gage Academy, Alternative Approaches to Sculpture, Seattle, WA (upcoming)
2014 Guest Instructor - Cornish College of the Arts, Foundations Department, Seattle, WA
2014 Instructor - Everyday Objects in Papier-Mache, Gage Academy, Seattle, WA
2014 Instructor - Installation Intensive, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
2014 Instructor - Drawing Foundations, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
2014 Instructor - Abstracted Still Life Painting, Gage Academy, Seattle, WA
2013 Instructor - Pattern Pattern Everywhere, Gage Academy, Seattle, WA
2013 Instructor - Installation Intensive, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
2013 Instructor - Drawing Foundations, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
2013 Instructor - Exquisite Corpse Collage, Gage Academy, Seattle, WA
2012 Instructor - Private Instruction, Seattle, WA
2012 Instructor - Altered Books Summer Workshop, Gage Academy, Seattle, WA
2012 Instructor - The Incredible Line: Self Portraits, Gage Academy, Seattle, WA
2012 Instructor - Contemporary Still Life Workshop, Gage Academy, Seattle, WA
2011 Instructor - Altered Books Summer Workshop, Gage Academy, Seattle, WA
2011 Instructor - Urban Landscapes, Gage Academy, Seattle, WA
2008 Teaching Assistant - Advanced Painting: The Landscape, University of Washington
2007 Instructor - Issues and Influences in Contemporary Art, University of Washington
2007 Instructor - Introduction to Drawing, University of Washington
2007 Teaching Assistant - Introduction to Drawing, University of Washington
2001 Art Director - Camp Micah, Bridgton, ME

LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS
2015 Gage Academy, lecturer, Artist Tool Kit:Showing Your Work in Independent Art Spaces (upcoming)
2015 Clark College, Artist in Residence lecture
2015 Seattle Art Museum, SAM REMIX workshop
2015 Seattle University, Guest Lecturer, Design and Color class
2015 Wing Luke Museum, Guest Lecturer, YouthCAN
2015 Cornish College of the Arts, Guest Lecturer, Senior Studio Professional Practices
2014 The MacDowell Colony, Studio visit w/ ConVal High School
2013 University of Washington, Guest Lecturer, Certificate in Fibers course
2013 Seattle Art Museum, SAM REMIX workshop
2013 University of Washington, Guest Lecturer, Issues in Contemporary Art class
2012 Olympic Sculpture Park, SAM REMIX workshop
2012 Olympic Sculpture Park, SAM Sketches, Saturday Sketching Workshop
2011 SOIL Gallery, FLAT & BRIGHT artist talk
2010 SOIL Gallery, Vs the Matador artist talk
2010 SOIL Gallery, Xandadu: A Stately Pleasure Dome artist talk
2010 Kirkland Arts Center, Bru Tube presenter "All's Fair in Love and War"

PROFESSIONAL
2013 - Present Artist Assistant for Katy Stone
2009 - 2014 SOIL Gallery member

COLLECTIONS
King County Public Art Collection, Seattle, WA
Kunst Rijnstate, Arnhem, NL
University of Utrecht, Utrecht, NL
Private collections in Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New York, Oregon, and Washington

PRESS
365 Artists 365 Days, Jan 10, 2015. Featured Artist.
City Arts Magazine, Oct 31, 2014. Amanda Manitach, “Sketchbook Porn: Julie Alpert.”
Art Nerd Seattle, June 27, 2014. Jeremy Buben, “Julie Alpert’s Look-alikes at SOIL.”
Art Nerd Seattle, Dec 5, 2013. Sharon Arnold, "Dear Diary: Julie Alpert."
The Stranger, Sept 25, 2013. Jen Graves, “Facing Painting.”
Art Nerd Seattle, Sept 11, 2013. Elissa Favero, “Falling into Patterns with Julie Alpert.”
New American Paintings Blog, Apr 22, 2013. Erin Langner, "Painting Restraint: Julie Alpert's Boundary at SOIL."
SHIFT Japan Online, Apr 4, 2013. Satsuki Miyanishi, "JULIE ALPERT BOUNDARY."
City Arts Online, Jan 28, 2013. Rachel Shimp, "Last weekend's ONN/OF: a light festival."
The Stranger A&P, Dec 5, 2012. Jen Graves, "Things You Could Buy Right Now."
The Stranger Slog, Nov 30, 2012. Jen Graves, "Good Job Whatshertits (Julie Alpert)."
Seattle Met Online, Nov 1, 2012. "The Top 10 Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 1-4."
City Arts Online, Nov 1, 2012. Amanda Manitach, "Q&A with Julie Alpert: Tableau Vivant."
City Arts Online, Oct 19, 2012. Amanda Manitach, "Culture Club: Seven Installations."
KPLU 88.5, May 7, 2012. Jennifer Wing, "Getting Creative with a Very Small Space."
New American Paintings Blog, Mar 17, 2011. Erin Langner, "Letting Go of the Weight: Painting at SOIL."
ASSEMBLY JOURNAL, Jan 31, 2011. Featured Artist.
Living Room Gallery Blog, Jan 12, 2011. Amanda Manitach, “Julie Alpert: A Brief Questionnaire.”
The Stranger Slog, Dec 3, 2010. Jen Graves, “Last Night's ArtWalk Was Great. Tomorrow Looks Good for Art Too.”
Getting to Know You Better, Nov 5, 2010. Susanna Bluhm Callahan, “Julie Alpert's Little Paintings.”
City Arts Blog, Mar 25, 2010. Erin Shafkind, “Illustrated Studio Tours Part II: Julie Alpert.”
The Examiner, Jan 12, 2010. Molly Norris, "Julie Alpert's 'Untangledtown' at SOIL."
Another Bouncing Ball, Aug 27, 2009. Regina Hackett, "Seattle Exhibits Worth Seeing, Closing Saturday."
Another Bouncing Ball. Aug 4, 2009. Regina Hackett, "5 Top Seattle Shows Opening Thursday."
Seattle City Arts Magazine, Mar 2009. Featured Artist.
Kirkland Reporter. January 12, 2009. “Artist completes staircase installation at KAC.”
City Arts Magazine, Sept 2008. Thomas May, “Fall Arts Preview.”
The Stranger, Jul 8, 2008. Jen Graves, “The Art of Doing What You’re Told: Torture, Rape, and Making Noise at the Library.”
Seattle P.I. Blog, May 23, 2008. Regina Hackett, “Henry Hosts MFA.”
Seattle P.I., May 22, 2008. Regina Hackett, “Henry Gallery exhibit is a strong showing from 2008 UW master's degree class.”
University Week, May 22, 2008. Peter Kelley, “Making Meaning: Master of Fine Arts Students Show Their Work at the Henry.”
The Seattle Times, Mar 23, 2008. Sheila Farr, “The Week Ahead.”