Julia Harrison

2004 MFA (Metals)
         -University of WA, Seattle, WA
2002 MA (Applied Anthropology)

         -Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
1999 Dip.Cons (Metal Conservation)
         -West Dean College, Chichester, UK
1996 BA (English, Anthropology)
         -Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

RECENT EXHIBITIONS (* indicates solo exhibition) 
2011 75 Gifts, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR
         10x10x10xTieton, Mighty Tieton Events, Tieton, WA
         Pratt Scholarship Art, Bellevue Art Museum, WA
         Lover's Token, Habitude, Seattle, WA
2010 *Sweet Travel, Fresh Flours, Seattle, WA
         PONCHO and Pathways Scholars, Pratt Gallery, Seattle, WA
         Anatomy Lessons, Taboo Studio, San Diego, CA
         Extreme Beauty, Glassell School of Art, Houston, TX
2009 Signs of Life, Facere Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008 500 Handmade Books (publication), Lark Books, US
2007 Christmas Show, Electrum, London, UK
         Wood You?, Kath Libbert Gallery, Saltaire, UK
         *Choose the Mountain, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA
         New Instructors, Penland Gallery, Penland, NC
2006 SOFA Chicago, Sienna Gallery, Chicago, IL
         *A Lingering Sweetness, KOBO at Higo, Seattle, WA
         *Rhizome: New Bamboo Jewelry, KOBO at Higo, Seattle, WA
         Collaboration, Widney Moore, Portland, OR
         Exhibition in Print (publication), Metalsmith Magazine, US
         100 Brooches, Pacini Lubel Gallery, Seattle, WA
2005 Cocktails at 5, Sculpture To Wear, Santa Monica, CA
         Fecundity, Julie Artisans’ Gallery, New York, NY
2004 Everyday Art, Thread Shop, Seattle, WA
         *Lover’s Portrait, Souvenir, Seattle, WA

TEACHING ("Jewelry That Grows on Trees" unless noted)
2011 Instructor, University of WA Experimental College, Seattle, WA
         -"Intro to Kitchen Table Jewelry" 4-week workshop
2010 Instructor, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA
         -summer Teen Week jewelry workshop
         Instructor Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA
         -"Spring into Art" 4-hour introduction to jewelry
         Instructor, CISC, Seattle, WA
         -8-week afterschool program, grades 6-8
         Instructor, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA
         -8-week course
2009 Guest Artist and Instructor, ASU, Tempe, AZ
         -2-day jewelry and carving intensive
         Instructor, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA
         -weekend workshop
         Instructor, 92nd St Y, New York, NY
         -weekend workshop
2007 Guest Artist, UW Metals Dept., Seattle, WA
         -slide presentation and individual critiques
         Instructor, Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC
         -1-week residential workshop

2011 Heritage Special Projects Grant
         -4Culture, Seattle, WA
2010 Full Scholarship
         -Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA
2009 PONCHO Fellowship
         -Pratt School of Fine Art, Seattle, WA
2006 Award for New & Innovative Work
         -American Bamboo Society, USA
         Patricia Babb Scholarship
         -Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
         Artist in Residence
         -Helen Whiteley Center, Friday Harbor, WA
2003 Graduate School Medal Design Commission
         -University of WA, Seattle, WA

2007 "Bamboo Shoots to Make its Mark"
         -American Craft
         "Wood You? Review"
         -The ACJ's Findings
         "Five questions for...Julia Harrison"

         -Leeds MetroLife
2006 "Cultural anthropologist tells Japantown's
         bittersweet history through candy"
         -Seattle Times

2008 Juror, Individual Artist Awards Panel
         -Ohio Arts Council. Columbus, OH
         Review Writer, "Then and Now"

         -Metalsmith Magazine, Winter '08
2003 Exhibitions and Events Organizer
         -StrangeCo., Seattle, WA