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Julie Alpert

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Birthplace
Washington, DC

Birth year
1980

Lives in
Seattle

Works in
Seattle

Website

Schools
University of Washington, 2008, MFA
University of Maryland, 2002, BA

Representing galleries

Tags
installation, mixed-media

CV

BORN 1980 Washington, DC. Lives and works in Seattle.

 

EDUCATION

2008 MFA Painting, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

2002 BA Painting with Honors, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

 

AWARDS, GRANTS, HONORS

2012 GAP Grant, Artist Trust, Seattle, WA

2012 Pollock-Krasner Grant, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York, NY

2011 Artist Trust, featured artist on new website "For Artists/Opportunities" page

2010 Gallery4Culture Exhibition Alternate, juried by Zack Bent, Susie Lee, and Robert Yoder

2010 Grey Gallery 5x5 Emerging Artist Exhibition selected by juror Ford Crull

2010 Kirkland Arts Center REDUX Finalist, juried by Greg Kucera, Scott Lawrimore, and Beth Sellars

2009 GAP Grant, Artist Trust, Seattle, WA

 

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2013 Boundary, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA

2012 Tableau Vivant, Gallery4Culture, 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

2012 LxWxH Gallery: Outside the Box, LxWxH Gallery, Seattle, WA

2012 SOIL at Aqua Art, Aqua Art Fair, Miami, FL

2012 City Arts Fest Culture Club, Seattle, WA

2012 Short Run Small Press Fest, Vera Project, 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, 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, Steele Gallery, 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, Seattle Art Museum 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, collaboration w/ Chauney Peck, ACT Theatre, $1000 budget, Seattle, WA

2010 SOIL at ACT window installation, collaboration w/ Kiki MacInnis, ACT Theatre, $1000 budget, Seattle, WA

2009 Co-mingling, Kirkland Arts Center 2 year installation, $500 budget, Kirkland, WA

 

PERFORMANCE

2012 The Bran Flakes at Tacoma Art Museum, May 24th, Tacoma, WA
2012 The Bran Flakes, ONN/OF 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, $7500 budget, Victor

Steinbrueck Park, Seattle, WA

 

TEACHING

2013 Instructor - Pre-college Intensive, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA

2013 Instructor - Pre-college Foundations, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA

2012 Instructor - Private Instruction to teens, 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 Intern - 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 Intern - Introduction to Drawing, University of Washington

2001 Art Director - Camp Micah, Bridgton, ME

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

2009 - present SOIL Gallery - Member, PR Coordinator, Gallery Lecture Series developer, SOIL at ACT Project Coordinator


LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS

2013 University of Washington, Guest Lecturer

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

 

PRESS

Jen Graves, “Things You Could Buy Right Now.” The Stranger A&P. Dec 5, 2012

Jen Graves, “Good Job Whatshertits (Julie Alpert).” The Stranger Slog. Nov 30, 2012

“The Top 10 Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 1-4.” Seattle Met. Nov 1, 2012

Amanda Manitach, “Q&A with Julie Alpert: Tableau Vivant.” City Arts Magazine. Nov 1, 2012

Amanda Manitach, “Culture Club: Seven Installations.” City Arts Magazine. Oct 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 Questionnaire.” Interview for 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

Featured in 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.” The University of Washington Daily. October 4, 2007

Recent Exhibits

Julie Alpert participated in these exhibits:

Mar, 2012 Red Current (Sweet Fruit)
Roq La Rue Gallery
 

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