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Julie Niskanen was born in Greenville, SC; several moves also took Julie to Newark, DE and Chicago, IL. Julie received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Iowa State University in 2005, and a Master of Fine Arts in printmaking from the University of South Dakota in 2008. She is a member of the the Washington Printmakers Gallery in Washington, D.C.; Davidson Galleries in Seattle; Adam Cave Collection in Raleigh, NC; and Printmakers of North Carolina.

In 2012 she was an artist in residence at Tryon Palace in New Bern, NC, which was funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. In 2014, Julie was commissioned by Strathmore to create a print for the cover of their new printmaking paper. Her award-winning work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and is in many private and public collections. 

Since 2009 she has participated in each biennial International Mezzotint Festival at the Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts in Ekaterinburg, Russia. In 2013, she was invited to give master classes at the Festival and had Russian news interviews about mezzotint and her career. Other recent exhibitions include the International Mezzotint Invitational Exhibition at Davidson Galleries in Seattle, WA; La Manière Noire – an international mezzotint exhibition at the Kirkland Arts Center in Kirkland, WA; a solo exhibition at the Cary Arts Center in Cary, NC; and the Winter Show at the Greenhill Center for NC Art in Greensboro, NC.

21 works

21 works