Bio+CV

BIO:

Artist and educator Julie De Vries lives in Houston with her husband and daughter. Her work includes painting, sculpture, drawing, collage, and performance. And has been exhibited in both commercial and non-profit spaces. She received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago focusing on painting and Latin American art history, during which time she traveled and studied throughout Latin America, and then went on to earn her MFA in painting and drawing from the University of Houston. She currently teaches art at Lone Star College and is represented by Jonathan Hopson Gallery in Houston.


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EDUCATION

2004-07
University of Houston-Houston, TX Master of Fine Arts
2002-03
Butler University Institute For Study Abroad (IFSA) COPA Program, Argentina
1999-03
School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) Chicago, IL Bachelor of Fine Arts

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Letting Go of Another Dirty Day Jonathan Hopson Gallery- Houston, TX
2013
Julie De Vries, New Work Lone Star College North Harris-Houston, TX
2008
Part of the Process, Joan Wich &Co. Gallery- Houston, TX


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
Who Do We Love?, Jonathan Hopson Gallery, Houston, TX
2108
Replicator, Sculpture Month Houston, Houston City Hall, Houston, TX
Floating Fields, Sculpture Month Houston, 1940’s Air Terminal Museum, Houston, TX
MaMa: Women in the Arts, The Union, Houston, TX
2017
Coyote, Jonathan Hopson Gallery, Houston, TX
2016
Hunting Prize Finalist Exhibition, Houston, TX
2016
Faculty Exhibition, Lone Star College North Harris- Houston, TX
2015
Faculty Exhibition, Lone Star College North Harris- Houston, TX
2014
Draped up and Dripped Out, Oak Cliff Cultural Center, Mountain View College - Dallas, TX
2013
Austere Measures, Oak Cliff Cultural Center, Dallas, TX
2009
Hunting Prize finalists exhibition, Houston, TX
2007
The Big Show Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Blaffer Gallery, Houston, TX
Unbleached, 2 Woman Show Joan Which Gallery, Houston, TX
Operaskia: Ceyix and Alcyone, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
2006
44th Invitational exhibit Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Longview, TX
Drink My Hair-Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

2007
Operaskia Shadow puppet opera performance in collaboration with the Mitchell Center for the Arts and composer Heather Shore
Lawndale Art Center- Houston, TX
2006
Alice a shadow puppet show in collaboration with the Mitchell Center for the Arts-Houston, TX