Julie attended Kendall School of Design and got a degree in illustration she then moved to Kansas City and worked for Hallmark Cards as a greeting card designer for 10 years . Wanting to live in the southwest she left Hallmark and moved to Santa Fe she continued to freelance illustrate for the next 12 years. But during that time period she shared her living between California, New Mexico and Maui. While in California she attended California College of Arts and studied fine metalsmithing and ceramics. After 22 years of illustration she switched to mixed media, selling her work and teaching around the country. She now lives in Bisbee a small mining town In southern Arizona where she owns small art boutique named Blissbee where she sells her finished art, mixed media supplies and teaches classes.
Julie is teaching 5 workshops at our upcoming Art & Soul, Virginia Beach retreat — taking place this Sept. 29 - Oct. 5, 2014. Take a look at the fun and exciting projects she has in store for you!
Objects of My Affections - Friday - Oct 3
A Certain Hour - Fri Eve - Oct 3
Skinny Winnie and little Minnie - Sunday - Oct 5
Tassels in the Air - Thur Eve - Oct 2
Full Metal Jacket - Saturday - Oct 4
In addition, Julie will also be teaching at our Kansas City retreat — which takes place April 27 - May 1, 2015. So check out Julie Thompson's amazing classes and take a playcation with us. You deserve it!
For more information on Art & Soul event dates, workshops and registration, visit our website at www.artandsoulretreat.com.