January 2015 | Gallery4Culture
Washington, DC native Julie Alpert 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 2012 Pollock-Krasner Award as well as two GAP grants (2012, 2009). Julie has been a member of SOIL Gallery since 2009. When not making installations she performs as a dancing taco in the Seattle art band The Bran Flakes, most recently at the Tacoma Art Museum and ONN/OF Festival. Julie teaches teens at Gage Academy of Art, will be teaching 2013 summer courses at Cornish College of the Arts, and gives private drawing lessons. She lives in South Seattle with her husband and 18 pound cat.