Julie Shapiro is an abstract artist who works back and forth between painting, printmaking, drawing and paper constructions. Her work engages with the natural world through process and materiality and her response to the collisions of experience, history and dialogue as located in this vastly changing time. She received a BA in art from UC Santa Cruz and an MFA in painting/printmaking from Yale School of Art, she also attended Yale Summer School of Art, Norfolk, CT.
Shapiro has had numerous solo exhibitions including at Smith College, MA, Wendt Gallery, CA, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, NYC, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle and two person exhibitions at galleries including Painting Center, NYC, Pollock Gallery, SMU, and Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI. Group exhibitions include Girl Band, Muhlenberg College, Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Museum, NC, Condeso/Lawler Gallery, NYC, Selections, Drawing Center, NYC and 22nd National Print Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum. Artist residency fellowships and Grants include: Martha Boshen Porter Foundation Grant, 2019, to create a suite of prints in conjunction with VanDeb Editions, NYC, Pollock Krasner grant. 1988, with residency fellowships at Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT, 2011, Redline Milwaukee, 2012, VCCA, 2020,18,16,14, and Yaddo, 2015. Her work is included in numerous collections. Julie Shapiro lives and maintains a studio in Monterey, Massachusetts.