Julie Alpert

Tulsa, OK

Julie Alpert was born and raised in the Washington, DC suburbs in the 1980s. She has a BA from the University of Maryland and an MFA from the University of Washington. She splits her time between Seattle and Tulsa, where she was a 2019 and 2020 Tulsa Artist Fellow. Some professional honors include a Pollock-Krasner Award, Artist Trust Fellowship, two Artist Trust GAP Grants, two MacDowell Fellowships, and the Roswell Artist in Residence Program. Her work is in the collections of King County Portable Works, Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, and Seattle Facebook Offices. She is married to the artist Andy Arkley and they have three cats: Coconut, Koala, and Baby Cloud.



July 30 - September 3, 2015

Through a partnership between MadArt and the Seattle Art Fair, Julie Alpert worked at MadArt Studio to create her site-specific installation, Backdrop. This artwork was part of the Seattle Art Fair’s off-site installation program, Experiments: Pure Research. Using improvisation and cues from set design, textiles, and patterns in nature, Alpert’s...

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