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Julie Umerle


American-born artist Julie Umerle is an award-winning painter living and working in London. She studied fine art at Falmouth University and Parsons The New School for Design in New York City. Her work explores the materiality of paint and the processes of abstract and minimal painting. Recent exhibitions include 'Contemporary British Watercolours', Maidstone Museum (2015); 'Present Tense', Swindon Art Gallery, Wiltshire (2015); 'Contemporary British Painting', Huddersfield Art Gallery, Yorkshire (2014)

Location London
Activities Private commissions, Exhibitions programme, Studio practice
Artforms / type of project Mixed Media, Painting
Tags painting, abstract, process, material, chance, minimal, commissions, contemporary, Artist, 2D work

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  • Contemporary British Watercolours

    19/09/2015 – 07/11/2015
    Maidstone Museum of Art

    Three original works from 21 contemporary artists, including Julie Umerle, who use watercolour as part of their practice. An exhibition that reflects the range and vitality of the medium.

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  • Arts Council England Award

    2015: Arts Council England Award, Grants for the Arts.

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