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Artist Biography

Julia-Rose is an emerging artist and school psychologist who focuses in abstract contemporary paintings and expressive illustrations. Her art aims to capture the sensations, experiences, and feelings of the subject. Rich in color, her paintings explore the interaction between psychological emotions and inanimate forms, color fields, and deconstruction of shape. She received her undergraduate degree in Art Studies at SUNY Purchase, is a member of the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County, and works full-time as a School Psychologist in Stamford, CT. She describes herself as a constant observer and reflective spirit. Her artwork celebrates moments of appreciation, potential, and discovery.

 An active member in her coastal community, Julia-Rose has most recently participated in Connecticut exhibits such as “Nature” a Community Art Show with the Bruce S. Kershner Gallery in Fairfield, “Wet Paint: Art Fresh from the Studio” in Southport, as well as, New Canaan Society for the Arts 2018 “Arts for Alz” Exhibit & Sale.

Current creative ventures include the seasonal “Holiday Lights Project” in which holiday cards featuring original illustrations are retailed with 50% of profits donated to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

 In Summer 2017, Julia-Rose facilitated therapeutic art activities as a volunteer with the Maggie Daly Arts Cooperative. Additionally, she has partnered with local establishments in the installment and promotion of various artwork series over the past few years. These showcases included an illustration series titled “Wine: About It” at Trattoria ‘A Vucchella as well as a mixed media exhibit “Autumn” and abstract collection titled “Planes” at Source Coffeehouse in Bridgeport, CT.

 Julia-Rose is a Bridgeport resident and native who currently resides at the live/work lofts at Read's Artspace. She attributes her visual art interests to her creative upbringing and artistic mother who encouraged exploration. Her favorite time to paint is in the morning and she shares a love of color.