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JULIE ALPERT

Born 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, Grants, and Honors
2015 Artist in Residence, Clark College, Vancouver, WA (upcoming)
2014 MacDowell Colony Fellowship, March-April, Peterborough, NH
2013 The New Foundation Residency Program Grant, Seattle, WA
2013 CityArts Art Walk Award, Seattle, WA
2013 Neddy Award Finalist, Seattle, WA
2012 GAP Grant, Artist Trust, Seattle, WA
2012 Pollock-Krasner Grant, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York, NY
2010 Grey Gallery 5x5 Emerging Artist Exhibition, selected by juror Ford Crull
2009 GAP Grant, Artist Trust, Seattle, WA

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions
2015 TBA solo show, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA (upcoming)
2015 TBA Violet Strays, web-based exhibition (upcoming)
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
2008 Play: Intuitively Altered Spaces, Form/Space Atelier, Seattle, WA
2008 MFA Exhibition, Sandpoint Gallery, Seattle, WA

Group Exhibitions
2014 Borderlands, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA (upcoming)
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 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 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

Public Work
2011 NEPO 5K Don't Run, Seattle, WA
2010 SOIL at ACT window installation, Sept-Dec collaboration w/ Chauney Peck, ACT Theatre, Seattle, WA
2010 SOIL at ACT window installation, May-Aug collaboration w/ Kiki MacInnis, ACT Theatre, Seattle, WA
2009 Co-mingling, Kirkland Arts Center 2 year installation, Kirkland, 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

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

Teaching
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 Clark College, Artist in Residence, Vancouver, WA (upcoming)
2013 University of Washington, Guest Lecturer, Certificate in Fibers course
2013 SAM Remix, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
2013 University of Washington, Guest Lecturer, Issues in Contemporary Art course
2012 SAM Remix, Sketching workshop, Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle, WA
2012 SAM Sketches, Saturday Sketching Workshop, Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle, WA
2011 FLAT & BRIGHT artist talk, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010 Vs the Matador artist talk, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010 Xandadu: A Stately Pleasure Dome artist talk, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010 Bru Tube presenter "All's Fair in Love and War," Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA

Professional
2013 - Present Artist Assistant for Katy Stone
2009 - Present SOIL Gallery member
Duties have included PR, Visiting artist lectures, SOIL at ACT, New member and exhibition committee, Facebook

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
Jeremy Buben, "Julie Alpert's Look-alikes at SOIL." Art Nerd Seattle. June 27, 2014
Sharon Arnold, "Dear Diary: Julie Alpert." Art Nerd Seattle. December 5, 2013
Jen Graves, "Facing Painting: New Installations by Kimberly Trowbridge and Julie Alpert Want to Immerse You."
The Stranger. September 25, 2013
Jen Graves, "Currently Hanging: Really Good Quick Video Interviews With Local Artists." The Stranger Slog.
September 18, 2013
Elissa Favero, "Falling into Patterns with Julie Alpert." Art Nerd Seattle. September 11, 2013
Erin Langner, "Painting Restraint: Julie Alpert's Boundary at SOIL." New American Paintings Blog. April 22, 2013
Satsuki Miyanishi, "JULIE ALPERT BOUNDARY." SHIFT Japan Online. April 4, 2013
Rachel Shimp, "Last weekend's ONN/OF: a light festival." City Arts Online. January 28, 2013
Jen Graves, "Things You Could Buy Right Now." The Stranger A&P. December 5, 2012
Jen Graves, "Good Job Whatshertits (Julie Alpert)." The Stranger Slog. November 30, 2012
"The Top 10 Things to Do This Weekend:Nov 1-4." Seattle Met Online. November 1, 2012
Amanda Manitach, "Q&A with Julie Alpert: Tableau Vivant." City Arts Online. November 1, 2012
Amanda Manitach, "Culture Club: Seven Installations." City Arts Online. October 19, 2012
Jennifer Wing, "Getting Creative with a Very Small Space." KPLU 88.5, Monday, May 7, 2012
Erin Langner, "Letting Go of the Weight: Painting at SOIL." New American Paintings Blog. March 17, 2011
Featured artist on ASSEMBLYJOURNAL.com, January 31, 2011
Amanda Manitach, “Julie Alpert: A Brief Questionaire.” Interview for Motivation Graph at The Living Room.
January 12, 2011.
Jen Graves, Last Night's ArtWalk Was Great. Tomorrow Looks Good for Art Too. The Stranger Slog.
December 3, 2010
Susanna Bluhm Callahan, Julie Alpert's Little Paintings. Getting to Know You Better. November 5, 2010
Erin Shafkind, Illustrated Studio Tours Part II. City Arts Blog. March 25, 2010
Molly Norris, "Julie Alpert's 'Untangledtown' at SOIL." The Examiner. January 12, 2010
Regina Hackett, "Seattle Exhibits Worth Seeing, Closing Saturday." Another Bouncing Ball. August 27, 2009
Regina Hackett, "5 Top Seattle Shows Opening Thursday." Another Bouncing Ball. August 4, 2009
The Stranger Cover of the Week. Vol. 18 No. 46 July 30-Aug 5
Seattle City Arts Magazine. March 2009
“Artist completes staircase installation at KAC.” Kirkland Reporter. January 12, 2009
Thomas May, “Fall Arts Preview.” Seattle City Arts Magazine. September 2008
Jen Graves, “The Art of Doing What You’re Told: Torture, Rape, and Making Noise at the Library.”
The Stranger. July 8, 2008
Regina Hackett, “Henry Hosts MFA.” Seattle P.I. Blog. May 23, 2008
Regina Hackett, “Henry Gallery exhibit is a strong showing from 2008 UW master's degree class.”
Seattle P.I. May 22, 2008
Peter Kelley, “Making Meaning: Master of Fine Arts Students Show Their Work at the Henry.”
University Week. May 22, 2008
Sheila Farr, “The Week Ahead.” The Seattle Times. March 23, 2008
Jesse Barracoso, “Over the Line: Artists Change Mediums and Explore Boundaries.”
The University of Washington Daily. October 4, 2007