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Julie-Cook
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Julie Cook is a self -taught artists who mainly works in acrylics and mixed media. Julie grew up in Lyndhurst Ohio. Julie and her husband raised their family in Madison and still reside there. They are in the country so nature surrounds her and she enjoys it and finds it inspiring. Julie loves to experiment with paint and products and see what new textures or techniques she can learn or develop. Although she uses a brush, she also uses sponges, scraps of wood, plastic, trowels, recycled packaging material and a variety of other items. She often uses techniques and tools she has used in faux finishing of walls and furniture. She is inspired by God’s creation and realizes that He has given her creative ability.
Julie’s artwork is in private residences not only in the area but also overseas.

2015
Chagrin Falls Ohio. Valley Art Center “It’s Secondary” Juried art show. Jan-March 2015 “Peace in the Woods” painting.
Beachwood Ohio, Cuyahoga Public Library-Beachwood Branch, 2 person art show February 2015
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport- Juried art show “Inspirations”- 6 pieces accepted.
Feb 1 -July 31, 2015
Kirtland Ohio, Penitentiary Glen Nature Center Gallery. March 21-May 17, 2015. “Expressions of Nature” Solo show-80 + pieces
Madison Ohio Rabbit Run Fine Arts Association art show. May 2015
Willoughby Ohio The Lakeland Gallery- Lakeland Community College “The 6th Annual May Show” May 15-July10th Juried show “Spontaneity” painting
Cleveland Ohio, Elevate Gallery May 2015
Cleveland Ohio, Elevate Gallery “Garden Walk show” July 2015
Lake Erie College- Special exhibit –one day Aug 2015
Valley Art Center- “Urban Culture” Juried show Sept-Oct 2015
Akron Art Prize Art Show- Sept –Oct 2015
“Inspired by Nature” (solo show-over 45 pieces) North Chagrin Nature Center, North Chagrin Reservation, Willoughby Hills OH
Mandel JCC Juried Art Show Beachwood Ohio – Sept-Nov 2015

2016
Valley Art Center “It’s Elemental-Earth & Air” juried show. Painting-Turquoise Sky- Jan-March 2016
Willoughby Hills Community Gallery- Beautiful Cleveland show- One of four artists on display Jan-March 2016
Spring Fever- group show- Meridian Street Gallery, Indianapolis IN – 2 paintings “Windswept” and “Rain”. March 3-24, 2016
Women Artists Show- Group Show in Avon Lake- Creative Space Art & More March 2016
Solo Show at Moonstruck CLE gallery in Little Italy Cleveland Ohio. June 2016
Lake Metroparks Farmpark group show- Headed up and installed a show with local artists portraying how they view nature. June–Mid Sep 2016
Holden Arboretum- Solo Show in Visitors Center. July-Mid Sept. 2017
Akron Art Prize 2016- “Escaped from the Clouds” Sept-Oct. 2016
Fairmount Annual Art Exhibit- 2 pieces accepted. “Fall on Carter Road” “Cleveland Twilight Reflections”
Fairmount Art Center- Solo show, over 45 paintings on display. Sept-Mid Oct 2017

2017
Solon Center for the Arts- Solo show with over 40 paintings. “Painted Expressions by Julie”

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landscapes,urban,cityscapes,acrylic,local,abstract