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Artist Information & Resume

Julia GraceAbout Julia Grace:

Julia Grace has over ten years’ experience working with many different mediums, including photography, needle felting, traditional and digital art, design, poetry, fiction writing, and jewelry making. Julia Grace has pursued her interest in art formally in several ways, including attending and graduating from the Hallmark Institute of Photography and taking numerous fine art classes through West Chester University and Main Line School Night. She strives to produce vivid imagery, capture emotions, and create engaging characters in all the mediums she works with. Her pieces have been featured in a number of publications, licensed for commercial use, and displayed and sold in various galleries, art shows, and other venues.


Awards, Exhibitions, &  Publications:


  • The App Wars Competition
    Two Winning Photographs
    November 2012
  • deviantART Premium Members Group Random Phrase Art Contest
    Winning Handmade Plushie & Photograph
    May 2012
  • Jenkins Arboretum Members Photography Exhibition
    Honorable Mention Photograph
    March 2012
  • Live Poets Society National High School Poetry Contest
    Regional Winning Poem
  • Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Essay Contest
    Second Place Essay


  • Jenkins Arboretum Visitor’s Photography Exhibition

    March 2013 – April 2013
  • The App Wars Gallery
    November 2012
  • Church of the Savior Fine Arts Show
All Medias

    May 2012
  • Jenkins Arboretum Member’s Photography Exhibition

    March 2012 – April 2012
  • Solo Display at Mercy Fitzgerald Rehab & Wellness Center

    Photography & Fine Art

    November 2009 – February 2010
  • “Celebrating Charlestown Artists Now and Then,” Charlestown Township Art Show

    Photography & Fine Art

  • Church of the Savior Fine Arts Show
  • West Chester University Art Show
    Fine Art

  • Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE) Heart Gallery

  • Doctors Without Borders Benefit at the Hallmark Museum of Contemporary Photography


  • Images and designs licensed for commercial work and production, 2006 – Present
  • Image featured in Hallmark Institute of Photography Catalog, 2006-2007
  • Short works of ferret fiction, The Ferret Mailing List, 2005



Arts, Photography, & Design:
Professionally trained in Adobe Photoshop with over 6 years of experience, including image processing and design. Six years professional photography and other fine arts experience, including web design. Exhibited fine artist and photographer. Owner and Artist of Julia Grace Arts. Two years retail experience.

Teaching: Passionate and caring teacher in children’s and adult classes and programs including fine arts, artisan crafts, and photograph classes and workshops and domestic and wild animal educational programs. Worked with children in summer camp as well as leading games and activities during whitewater rafting adventure weekends.

Animals & Wildlife: Over 10 years of caring for animals including birds of prey, reptiles, other wildlife, and many domestic animals. Led and assisted in educational wildlife programs. Owner of Serpentime, a reptile educational website.



  • Owner, Artist, & Photographer
    Julia Grace Arts – Malvern, PA
    2006 – Present
  • Arts Instructor
    The Jenkins Arboretum – Devon, PA
    2012 – Present
  • Arts Instructor
    Main Line School Night – Radnor, PA
    2012 – Present
  • Freelance Design, Photoshop, & Digital Services Work
    Julia Grace Arts – Malvern, PA
    2006 – Present
  • Owner, Educator, & Caretaker
    Serpentime – Malvern, PA
    2008 – 2010
  • Photography Instructor
    Chabod Academy – New Holland, PA
    Sept. 2008 – Feb. 2009
  • Assistant & Caretaker
    Spring Mill Veterinary Hospital – Malvern, PA
    Summer 2005
  • Student Services Representative
    Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School – West Chester, PA
    September 2004 – May 2005
  • Animal Caretaker & Retail Clerk
    Pickering Valley Feed and Farm Store – Lionville, PA
    August 2003 – October 2004
  • Activities Leader
    Whitewater Challengers – White Haven, PA



  • Computer Imaging
    Education Plus Cyber Charter School
    2013 – Present
  • Mac & iPad Beta Tester
    Storyist Writing Software
    2009 – Present
  • Beta Reader & Proofing
    Forthcoming Novel by Orren Merton
  • Beta Reader & Proofing
    “An Honest One” Short Story by Orren Merton
    December 2011
  • Beta Tester
    ProPhotoBlogs P4 WordPress Theme
    August – October 2011
  • Beta Tester
    May 2012 – Present



  • Various Professional Fine Arts Classes
  • West Chester University – West Chester, PA
    2008-2010 Various Fine Art Classes
  • Hallmark Institute of Photography – Turners Falls, MA
    Graduated June 2006 – Certificate of Completion
    An intensive program covering two years of classroom and studio hours in ten months. Emphasis on the craft, technology, and business of photography, with contractual assignments involving real clients and products.
  • High School (home schooled) – Malvern, PA
    Graduated June 2005



  • Live Animal Care Internship
    Academy of Natural Sciences – Philadelphia, PA
    2009 – 2010
  • Heart Gallery Photographer
    Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange  – Greenfield, MA
    2007 Gallery
  • Camp Counselor, Animal Caretaker & Educational Assistant
    Great Valley Nature Center – Devault, PA
    2003 – 2005
  • Community Clean Up & Outreach
    Hampden Mennonite Church – Reading, PA
    2002 – 2004
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