Julie Alpert was born and raised in the Washington, DC, suburbs. After more than a decade in Seattle, she recently relocated to Tulsa, OK, for the 2019 Tulsa Artist Fellowship. Julie has a BA from the University of Maryland and an MFA 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, an Artist Trust Fellowship, The New Foundation Residency Program Grant, and The Roswell Artist in Residence Fellowship. In 2019, she has a two-person show LIGHT TRICKS at NMSU Las Cruces with her husband, artist Andy Arkley, and a new installation at the Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco.