Julia is an artist and educator based in the Philadelphia area. Her paintings and drawings have been exhibited in numerous locations nationally and are held in the permanent collection of Wythe Hotel (Brooklyn, NY). In 2016, she received a Barbara Deming Memorial Fund Grant for her ongoing series Real Woman. In addition to her role as a teaching artist at Fleisher, Julia is an Adjunct Professor at Maryland Institute College of Art. She received her BFA in Painting and English Literature from Washington University in St. Louis, and she studied under the painter Odd Nerdrum in Norway and France. Her current body of work investigates how landscape can be interpreted through painting.