Approved: 24.07.2017

Julie Arnall

Artist, Lecturer / academic, Teacher

Approved: 24.07.2017

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Artist Statement

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I am an artist and educator, working primarily in drawing and printmaking. I have worked for many years in art and design education, in a variety of higher and further education settings.

I originally studied BA Three Dimensional Design at Middlesex Polytechnic, and worked during the Nineties designing and producing ceramic tiles and door furniture for domestic interiors. As a member of the New Designers in Business group, I exhibited at trade fairs and exhibitions. I produced a series of commissions for Smallbone of Devizes, and my work was featured in their showrooms and print advertisements. 

During the Nineties, I also began teaching art and design courses in higher education.

In 2002-03 I returned to study and completed an MA Fine Art: Print at Wimbledon School of Art. Following this, I worked as a practicing artist, showing traditional and digital prints at exhibitions in London, New York and Tokyo. During this period, my ‘Chandeliers’ series of photoetchings were reproduced by the Art Group as posters.

I also worked as a lecturer at Wimbledon College of Art (University of the Arts London), where I was Tutor for BA Fine Art/Theatre Life Drawing Unit. I was also a Sessional Tutor for BA Fine Art and Foundation; and Diversity and Progression Tutor, providing gallery workshops, and presentations for local schools. I also created and delivered short courses for pre-Foundation and adult learners accessing the University through widening participation, including Photoshop, Life Drawing and Printmaking.

I also taught a long running Life Drawing class at Kingston University

I curently live in Hertfordshire and teach drawing, printmaking and life drawing classes for adults. I continue my printmaking and drawing practise, exhibiting locally and submitting work to national competitions. 




CV & Education


Julie Arnall

  • Artist and educator.


  • BA (Hons) Three Dimensional Design 2:1; Middlesex Polytechnic, 1988-91
  • Further and Adult Teachers’ Certificate, City and Guilds 7307 (Stages 1&2); Harrow College, 1998-99 
  • MA Fine Art: Print; Wimbledon School of Art, 2002-03
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching Art, Design and Communication; CLTAD, University of the Arts London, 2005-06

Selected Employment

  • Self-employed ceramic designer and maker 1991-2003
  • P/T Tutor Art and Design, Harrow College, West Herts College, and others 1999-2004
  • Self-employed designer “Thumbprints” 2003-08
  • Short Course Tutor, Kingston University 2003-07
  • P/T Lecturer, Wimbledon College of Art (University of the Arts London) 2005-08: Convenor and Tutor for BA Fine Art/Theatre Life Drawing Unit. Sessional Tutor: BA Minor Units in Print and Photography; BA Graphic Media/Print and Digital Media; Diversity and Progression Tutor; Short Course Tutor.
  • Short Course Tutor, Chelsea College of Art (University of the Arts London) 2007

Selected Exhibitions

  • Hertford Art Trail                                                                 2018
  • Harlow Open Exhibition, Gibberd Gallery, Harlow              2018
  • Courtyard Arts Open Exhibition, Hertford                           2017, 16
  • Stortford Art Wall, Bishop’s Stortford                                  2017, 15, 14
  • A is for Alphabet, Will’s Art, London SW15                        2010
  • The Affordable Art Fair, London SW11                              2006, 07, 08, 09
  • Originals ’06, The Mall Galleries, London SW1                 2006
  • The Affordable Art Fair, New York                                     2006, 08
  • Kingston Contemporary Open                                           2005, 2006
  • Will’s Art, London SW10                                                    2005-09
  • Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, SW11                           2004, 05, 06, 07
  • Beyond Given Perceptions, Lauderdale House, London N8    2005
  • Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Tokyo                   2003
  • BHF Bank, London EC1                                                     2003
  • Design Resolutions, Royal Festival Hall, London SW1     1997
  • Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool                                                1997
  • New Designers in Business, Brussels                                1994
  • Sue Williams Gallery, London W10                                    1993
  • The Economist Building, London SW1                               1992
  • The Smiths Gallery, London WC1                                      1992