art by julie read

Julie Read became interested in painting after encountering the work of a folk artist in Vermont, though she has always been busy making some sort of art. Read grew up in Northeastern Colorado and now lives on the Quimper Peninsula in Washington state. 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021

Byegones: Julie Read and Steve Parmelee, Bainbridge Arts & Crafts, Bainbridge Island, WA

2020

Kindred Spirits: Max Grover and Julie Read, Grover Gallery, Port Townsend, WA

2019

CVG Show 2019, Collective Visions Gallery, Bremerton, WA

PTSA Faculty Exhibit featuring Kim Kopp, Julie Read, Meg Kaczyk and Linda Okazaki, Phyllis Lamphere Gallery, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA

2018

Extraordinary in the Ordinary: The Everyday World of Max Grover with guest Julie Read, The Art Project, Bainbridge Island, WA

2017

Humor & Whimsy, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, WA

"Juror's Choice" Award for Glitter Bomb

Surreal Salon 9, Baton Rouge Gallery Center for Contemporary Arts, Baton Rouge, LA

CVG Show 2017, Collective Visions Gallery, Bremerton, WA

2015     

EAFA 2015 Juried Abstract Show, Seattle Design Center, WA

"H.K. Holbein Sponsor Award" for El Toro Moribundo

2014      

 

Fins, Feathers & Fur, Northwind Art Center, Port Townsend, WA

Expressions Northwest, Northwind Art Center, Port Townsend, WA

"People's Choice" Award for Jackalope & Friends

Small Expressions, Northwind Art Center, Port Townsend, WA

2013      

 

Expressions Northwest, Northwind Art Center, Port Townsend, WA

Jefferson County Fair, Port Townsend, WA 

“Best in Class-Adult Painting” & “Honorable Mention”

Small Expressions, Northwind Art Center, Port Townsend, WA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2014      

 

First Big Show, Max Grover Gallery, Port Townsend, WA

COLLECTIONS   

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island, WA