Julia Schwadron

Born: Providence, Rhode Island
Lives: South Lake Tahoe, California

Julia Schwadron was born in Providence, R.I., was based for the last 10 years in New York City, and has recently moved to South Lake Tahoe, California. Schwadron has shown her work in and around New York, Los Angeles, and the Midwest, as well as in Thailand. She has had recent solo exhibitions at HGallery Project Space in Bangkok, Thailand, and at The Farnham Galleries at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, both in 2012. Schwadron was a Visiting Professor and Artist in Painting at Chiang Mai University from 2010 - 2011, and a Visiting Assistant Professor of Painting at the University of Iowa from 2007-2009. She was a founding member of the Matzo Files, an artist flat file project inside Streits Matzo store on the Lower East Side in 2004.

Schwadron received her BA in Studio art from UC San Diego in 1998 and her MFA in Painting from the Tyler School of Art in 2004. She was a Jacob Javits Fellow from 2002-2004, and facilitated an exchange in order to curate a show in conjunction with the Transmedia Postgraduate Program in Art and Design in Brussels, Belgium. In 2006, Schwadron was awarded a Joan Mitchell Fellowship for residency at the Vermont Studio Center, in Johnson, VT. She was also a resident at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in 2000.

Schwadron is currently a Professor of Painting and Drawing at Sierra Nevada College in Lake Tahoe as well as the Program Coordinator for SNC's new MFA program in the Interdisciplinary Arts.

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