Biography






About Julie Umerle

Julie Umerle is an American-born artist who lives and works in London. She studied fine art at Falmouth University, Cornwall, and graduated with a MFA from Parsons The New School for Design, New York. Umerle makes work that explores the processes of abstract painting. Her practice is an investigation of materials and the perception of the image. She is the recipient of a number of awards from Arts Council England. Public collections include Deutsche Bank, Swindon Art Gallery, The Connaught and Madison Museum of Fine Art, USA.

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Selected Solo Exhibitions
2016 'Rewind', Art Bermondsey Project Space, London (solo)*
2010 'Cosmos or Chaos', studio1.1, London (solo)*
2008 'Ten Paintings', Gallery 37, DMH Stallard, London (solo)
1995 'Recent Paintings', Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry (solo)*
Selected Group Exhibitions
2016 'SCOPE Art Show', Miami, Florida*
2016 'Contemporary British Painting', Quay Arts, Newport, Isle of Wight*
2015 'Art Converters', studio1.1, London
2015 'Contemporary British Watercolours', Maidstone Museum, Kent* (touring)
2015 'Present Tense', Swindon Museum and Art Gallery, Wiltshire
2014 'Paint Britain', Ipswich Museum and Art Gallery, Suffolk*
2014 'Priseman Seabrook Collection', Huddersfield Art Gallery, Yorkshire*
2014 'Art Converters', studio1.1, London
2013 'Postcard From My Studio', ACME Project Space, London
2012 'Art of Angel', Angel Tube Station, London
2012 'Art Converters', studio1.1, London
2012 'Art of Angel', Candid Arts, London
2011 'Unearthed', Warton House, London
2010 Caridi Gallery, Art Miami, Florida
2009 'Summer Exhibition', Royal Academy of Arts, London *
2009 'Postcards from the Edge', Metro Pictures, New York
2009 'London Art Fair', Contemporary Art Projects, London
2008 'Start Your Collection', Contemporary Art Projects, London
2008 '00 Nature', Contemporary Art Projects, London
2007 'Arts Unwrapped', ACME Studios, The Fire Station, London
2007 'Art in Mind', Brick Lane Gallery, London
2006 'Below the Radar', Mantra Art, London
2005 'art4life', Christie's, London *
2003 'Four Artists', Woolff Gallery, London *
2003 'Summer Show', Woolff Gallery, London
2002 'art4life', Christie's, London *
2001 'Summer show', Blue Gallery, London
1999 '14th Street Painters', Earl Gallery, New York
1998 'a to b drawing salon', Cameron Weiland, New York
1998 'Imperial Cancer Research Fund', Mall Galleries, London*
1998 'MFA exhibition', Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York
1997 'Night of 1000 drawings', Artists Space, New York
1997 'Generations', AIR Gallery, New York
1996 'Cabinet show', Blue Gallery, London
1996 'PICACOC 3', Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia
1996 'British Abstract Art: Part 3', Flowers East, London
1995 'Recent Paintings', Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry (solo)*
1995 'London Group Biennale', Barbican Art Gallery, London
1995 'Fear of Flatness', Atlantis Gallery, London
* denotes publication

Publications/Catalogues
2015 "Contemporary British Watercolours", Maidstone Museum
2015 "DACS Foundation Auction"
2014 "Priseman-Seabrook Collection," Huddersfield Art Gallery
2014 "@PaintBritain: 45 Contemporary Painters", Ipswich Museum
2010 "Cosmos or Chaos", studio1.1, London
2009 "Summer Exhibition 2009", Royal Academy, London
2007 "Art at More London: The LG Collection of Contemporary Art"
2003 "Four artists", Woolff Gallery, London
2002 "Fash n Riot", issue 01 (Limited edition handmade book)
1995 "Recent Paintings", Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry

Awards
2015 Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts
2008 Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts
2007 Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts
2005 Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts
2001 Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation
1996/9 Parsons Scholarship
1996 London Arts Board
1996 London Arts Board
1988 Greater London Arts Association
1983 Greater London Arts Association

Collections
Deutsche Bank
Swindon Museum and Art Gallery
Madison Museum of Fine Art, USA
The Connaught
Priseman Seabrook Collection
ACME Studios Archive Collection
Pinsent Masons
Lawrence Graham LLP
Warburg Pincus
Societe Generale Bank

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