About Julie Weaver

Julie is a practicing artist living in Philadelphia, PA originally from West Hartford, CT. She received her MFA from the School of Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and a Certificate of Museum Studies from Tufts University.  She has shown her work in galleries throughout the United States including Connecticut, Massachusetts, Ohio and Washington, DC. Julie is primarily an oil painter with an interest in reclaiming antique furniture.  

MFA in Studio Art | Certificate of Museum Studies in Art History
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Tufts University - Boston, MA
BFA in Studio Art in Painting | BA in Art History
University of Connecticut - Storrs, CT
Interior Architecture (Semester Abroad)
Danish Institute for Study - Copenhagen, DK

Select Exhibitions
Shoe Stories, Farmington Valley Arts Center, Drezner Gallery, Farmington, CT
The Personalities of Hartford & Other Works, Town & County Club, Hartford, CT
(Solo Exhibition)
3:5 Creatives, Immerse Art Exhibition, Okay Space Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
A Cat May Look, Jewett Art Gallery, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Emerging Artists Exhibition, WHAL Saltbox and Clubhouse Gallery, West Hartford, CT
¯\_(ツ)_/¯, Dorchester Art Project, Dorchester, MA
Sixth Paper Triennial Exhibition, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, GWU, Washington, DC
Dog Days of Summer, Arc Works, Peabody, MA
Found Art, Gang Greenough Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA
Mail-Art, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT
State of the Art 2014: 4th Annual Emerging Artist Exhibition, Chase Young Gallery, Boston, MA
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Cyclorama, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
Painting Area Biennial, Katharine Lane Weems Center, Boston, MA
(Moving) Pictures: Narrative Structures in Visual Art, Mission Hill Gallery, Boston, MA
Appetite into Art at the Mission Hill Gallery, Mission Hill Gallery, Boston, MA
Travel. Place. Mapping, HI-Boston (Hosteling International USA), Boston, MA
Collections; Organizing and Interpreting an Environment,
     The William Morris Hunt Memorial Library, Boston, MA
Violence Transformed 2012, The Resnikoff Gallery, Roxbury, MA
Selections from the SMFA at Drive-By Projects, Watertown, MA
     Curated by Beth Kantrowitz
New Student Show, Katharine Lane Weems Center, Boston, MA 
UConn Senior Art Show, Artspace, Windham, CT
Hill-Stead Museum Group Show, CCSU Art Gallery, New Britain, CT

Curatorial Experience
The Trouble With Jellyfish, Curatorial Assistant, Le Laboratoire, Cambridge, MA

SMFA Masters of Fine Arts, Thesis Exhibition, 2D Exhibitions Assistant,
Cyclorama, Boston Center for the Arts

Collections; Organizing and Interpreting an Environment, Solo Curator,
The William Morris Hunt Memorial Library& The W.Van Alan Clark Jr., Boston, MA

New Student Show, Curatorial Assistant, Katharine Lane Weems Center, Boston, MA 

Awards & Honors
Polly Thayer Starr Artist
Guest Artist for a weekend at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston MA
Conference Scholarship
Full scholarship to attend the 2016 Summer, Friends of Dard Hunter Annual Meeting "Earth Paper Sky" Santa Fe, NM

Membership to Friends of Dard Hunter
Awarded by Juror Joan Hall at the Paper Triennial Exhibition at GWU

Guest Artist, Polly Thayer Starr Artist Series | Education Studio Instructor
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA
Conference Scholarship
NEMA Professional Development Award to attend the 2014 NEMA Annual Conference, "Picture of Health: Museums, Wellness, and Healthy Communities" Boston, MA