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Julia Forsyth

Julia Forsyth
McKinney, TX

About the Artist

Julia Forsyth was born in Oklahoma, raised in Louisiana, and received her painting degree from Baylor University in Texas.

For the past year, her work has focused on linocut printing. By carefully overlaying the black ink of a linocut print onto the colorful maps, Julia creates associations between specific regions, places, and memories and the printed subject matter. Her work often incorporates natural imagery with bold, colorful textiles and patterns.

When she is not amassing a sizable mound of carved-out linoleum shavings as part of the linocut-making process, Julia spends time …

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About the Artist

Julia Forsyth was born in Oklahoma, raised in Louisiana, and received her painting degree from Baylor University in Texas.

For the past year, her work has focused on linocut printing. By carefully overlaying the black ink of a linocut print onto the colorful maps, Julia creates associations between specific regions, places, and memories and the printed subject matter. Her work often incorporates natural imagery with bold, colorful textiles and patterns.

When she is not amassing a sizable mound of carved-out linoleum shavings as part of the linocut-making process, Julia spends time with her husband and her two children.

Artist’s Work

Boston odie
Julia forsyth

Boston Odie

By Julia Forsyth

Calavera de peggy olson
Julia forsyth

Calavera de Peggy Olson

By Julia Forsyth

Jeffersonian funk
Julia forsyth

Jeffersonian Funk

By Julia Forsyth

Barred owl philadelphia freedom
Julia forsyth

Barred Owl Philadelphia Freedom

By Julia Forsyth

Chicago great gray
Julia forsyth

Chicago Great Gray

By Julia Forsyth

Selected Exhibitions

  • Moss Bibliotek
    Moss, Norway, 2012
  • Laura Moore Fine Art Studios
    McKinney, Texas, 2011
  • Out of the Blue Gallery
    Edinburgh, Scotland, 2011
  • McKinney Avenue Contemporary Museum
    Dallas, Texas, 2010
  • University of Mobile
    Mobile, Alabama, 1998

Press and Accolades

  • Selected to create 2 commissioned artworks featured on singer-songwriter Caitlin Robertson's album, "If It Takes All Winter"
    March 7, 2012
  • Named as one of the "21 Artists To Watch in 2010" by Skinny Artist
    June 20, 2010
  • "Spirit of the South" award and cash prize, Art With a Southern Drawl juried exhibition
    April 5, 1998

Education

  • Baylor University, BFA in painting
    Waco, TX,1994