County: King County
Julie Alpert was born and raised in the suburbs of Washington, DC and is a Seattle-based installation artist and painter. Her work uses pattern and repetition to explore decoration, disappointment, femininity, and nostalgia.
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 Awards, The New Foundation Residency Program Grant, and was a finalist for the 2013 Neddy Awards. She has been a Visiting Artist at Clark College and was commissioned by the 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.
Julie is represented by Bridge Productions in Seattle. From 2009-2014, she was a member of SOIL Artist-Run Gallery.
Vanity Party, My, My, My, 20 x 30 x 10’, 2016. Photo: Sara Fox.
Backdrop, 15 x 54 x 45’, 2015. Photo: James Harnois.
Look-alikes, 10 x 6 x 10’, 2014. Photo: David Wentworth.
Pomp & Pageantry #1, 18 x 18”, 2016. Photo: Julie Alpert.
Kaleidoscope Dressing Room, mixed-media installation in 3-way mirror, 4.5 ft x 5 ft x 10 ft, 2012. photo: Jenny Jenkins.
Mantle, mixed media installation, 11 ft x 3 ft x 6 ft, 2012. photo: Steven Miller.
Folding Screen (detail 1), liquid acrylics, house paint, duct tape, wrapping paper, and marker on maple, 48”x72” each, 2012.
Faucet and Tins, watercolor, 8.5"x8", 2012.
Folding Screen (detail 2), liquid acrylics, house paint, duct tape, wrapping paper, and marker on maple, 48”x72” each, 2012.
Folding Screen, mixed media installation, 13.5 ft x 2.4 ft x 6 ft, 2012. photo: Steven Miller.
Co-mingling (detail), site-specific mixed media installation, Kirkland Arts Center, dimensions variable, 2008. photo: Jennifer Jenkins.
Questioning the fabric of reality using formal considerations of painting and drawing (detail), site-specific mixed media installation, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, 25 ft x 12 ft x 10 ft, 2008.
Hang on Tightly, Let Go Lightly, site-specific installation, Form/Space Atelier, Seattle, 25 ft x 6 ft x 10 ft, 2008.