cv/resume

Education

         2017 - Certification, eLearning Design & Development, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2005-2008 - Master of Fine Arts in Artisanry, Jewelry/Metals, College of Visual Arts, UMASS
                    Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA
1998-2002 - Bachelor of Fine Arts in Metal Design, Minor in Anthropology, College of Fine Arts and
                    Communication, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
1995-1998 - Pre-Veterinay/Zoology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Degree N/A, North
                    Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Teaching Experience

   2016-2017 - Enameling Workshop, Tacoma Metal Arts Center, Tacoma, WA
            2016 - Adjunct Professor, Jewelry/Metals Department, Central Washington University, 
                       Ellensburg, WA
   2015-2016 - Metals Instructor, North Seattle College, Seattle, WA
   2015-2016 - Metals Instructor, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA
   2015-2016 - Synclastic & Anticlastic Forming Workshop Instructor, Pratt Fine Arts Center,
                       Seattle, WA
            2016 - Enameling Workshop, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA
            2014 - Studio Technician & Instructor, Bullseye Glass Resource Center, Santa Fe, NM
            2014 - Adjunct Professor, Jewelry/Metals Department, Santa Fe Community College, Santa
                       Fe, NM
            2013 - Make Your Mark, Enameling Workshop Instructor, Colorado Springs, CO
   2012-2013 - Metals Instructor, Cary Arts Center, Cary, NC
   2012-2013 - Metals Instructor, NC State University Crafts Center, Raleigh, NC
   2010-2013 - Metals Instructor & Rec Leader, Pullen Arts Center, Raleigh, NC
            2012 - Visiting Artist Professor, Jewelry/Metals Department, Winthrop University, Rock Hill,
                       SC
   2008-2009 - Adjunct Professor, Jewelry/Metals Department, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC
   2006-2007 - Teacher of Record, Jewelry/Metals Department, UMASS Dartmouth, North Dartmouth,
                       MA

Professional Experience

2002-present - Owner/Artist Aesthetic Emotion: Sculpture & Jewelry by Julie Brooks
            2012 - Jewelry and Glass Studio Manager, Cary Arts Center, Cary, NC
   2005-2006 - Graduate Assistantship, Metals Studio Technician, UMASS Dartmouth, North
                       Dartmouth, MA
   2003-2005 - Studio Bench Jeweler & Enamellist, Ricky Frank Enamels Inc., Marietta, GA

Solo Exhibitions

  2013 - Nothing's Black and White, Artspace, Raleigh, NC
  2011 - Sculpture and Jewelry by Julie Brooks, Pullen Art Center, Raleigh, NC
  2002 - Technobabble, Burroughs Welcome Senior Gallery, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Juried and Invitational Exhibitions

2016-2017 - BAM Biennial: Metalmorphosis, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA
         2015 - Display of Pins, Seattle Metals Guild, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA
         2014 - TOP Jewels National Jewelry Design Exhibition, Durango Arts Center, Durango, CO
         2013 - Day of the Dead, DesignBox, Raleigh, NC
         2013 - Alchemy 2, The Enamelist Society, The Carnegie, Covington, KY
         2013 - New Member's Show, Piedmont Craftsmen, Winston-Salem, NC
         2013 - New Works, Artspace, Raleigh, NC
         2012 - Piedmont Craftsmen's 49th Fair, Winston-Salem, NC
         2012 - Humor in Metal, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
         2012 - New Works, Artspace, Raleigh, NC
         2012 - The Art of Enameling, College of the Albemarle, Manteo, NC
         2012 - Contemporary South, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC
         2012 - The Earring Challenge 2011, Pullen Arts Center, Raleigh, NC
         2012 - The Kiss: Inspirations from The Cure, Green Lion Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI
         2011 - Visionary Metal, Cape Fear Studios, Fayetteville, NC
         2008 - Cresting, Slide Show, SNAG SC Conference
         2007 - Driven, Slide Show, SNAG TN Conference
         2006 - On Fire!, Made in Metal Gallery, Baltimore, MD
         2002 - Movies, Movies, Movies!, OVAL on Orange, Orlando, FL
         2003 - Rings, Gallery of Art and Design, NC State University, Raleigh, NC
         2002 - The Rebel, Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC
         2002 - Student Slide Show, SNAG CO Conference
         2002 - Illumina, Mendenhall Student Center, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
         2001 - Color and Reflection, International Enameling Conference, Arrowmont Craft Center,   
                    Gatlinburg, TN

Group Exhibitions

2016 - December Spotlight artist at FRANK Gallery, FRANK Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC
2014 - What Are You Thinking? - Artisanry Alumni Exhibition, University Art Gallery, UMASS
           Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA
2008 - MFA Thesis Show, University Art Gallery, UMASS Dartmouth, Star Store, New Bedford, MA
2006 - Over the Top: Auction and lighting of the new copper cupola, New Bedford Whaling Museum,
           New Bedford, MA
2006 - Swap Show, Gallery 244, UMASS Dartmouth, Star Store, New Bedford, MA
2006 - Defying Definition, Gallery 244, UMASS Dartmouth, Star Store, New Bedford, MA
2005 - Glimpse, Gallery 244, UMASS Dartmouth, Star Store, New Bedford, MA
2002 - Undergraduate Exhibition, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
2001 - Undergraduate Exhibition, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Publications

2017 - Narrative Jewelry: Tales from the Toolbox, Schiffer Publishing, Atglen, PA, first edition, 
           October release.
2012 - Humor in Craft, Schiffer Publishing, Atglen, PA, first edition, pg. 31, 208.
2008 - 500 Wedding Rings, Lark Books, Asheville, NC, first edition, pg. 187.
2006 - Artmouth, UMASS Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA
2004 - The Art of Enameling, Lark Books, Asheville, NC, first edition, pg. 68, 97.
2003 - 1000 Rings, Lark Books, Asheville, NC, first edition, pg. 45, 61.
2002 - The Rebel, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, first edition, pg. 12, 13.

Achievements and Awards

2015 - Grants for Artist Projects, GAP Grant Recipient, Artist Trust, Seattle, WA
2013 - New Works, Best in Show, Artspace, Raleigh, NC
2012 - NC Arts Council Grant Recipient, Raleigh, NC
2012 - New Works, Honorable Mention, Raleigh, NC
2006 - On Fire!, Honorable Mention, Made in Metal Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2004 - Movies, Movies, Movies!, Honorable Mention, OVAL on Orange, Orlando, FL
2003 - Excellence in Art Award, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
2002 - Outstanding Senior Award in Art, Metal Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
2002 - The Rebel, Best in Show, East Carolina Univeristy, Greenville, NC
2002 - Illumina, Honorable Mention, Mendenhall Student Center, East Carolina University, Greenville,
           NC

Collections

David Freda - The Hungry Ghost, brooch
Rancho Obi-Wan, Petaluma, CA - If Darth Vader Were a Little Girl, baby rattle

Curatorial Experience

2008-2009- Winthrop Gallery, Assistant to the Director, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

Public Lectures

2016 - Lecture, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
2016 - Lecture, Seattle Metals Guild, Seattle, WA
2013 - Lecture, FRANK Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC
2008 - Lecture & Demonstration, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA
2007 - Sources Presentation, open to the public, UMASS Dartmouth, Star Store, New Bedford, MA

Gallery Representation

Bellevue Arts Museum - Bellevue, WA
FRANK Gallery - Chapel Hill, NC
Jett Gallery - Santa Fe, NM

Organizational Affiliations

SNAG - Society of North American Goldsmiths
SMG - Seattle Metals Guild
The Enameling Society
Crafthaus
Artspace Artist Association
ATD - Association for Talent Development
eLearning Industry