Julie Carrasco

b. Detroit, MI, US

Currently lives and works in North Bend, WA, US


EDUCATION


2012 BFA, Glass and Textiles, dual degree, California College of the Arts, Oakland & San Francisco, CA


EXTENDED EDUCATION


2019 Lingua Franca Course, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

2018 Digital Clayground 2.0 Course, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

2018 Certificate of Business: Accounting, Berkeley City College, Berkeley, CA

2008 Introduction to Glassblowing Course, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

2007 Pre-College Art Lab, Painting, Life Drawing and Art History Courses, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

2006 Cranbrook Summer Art InstitutePainting Course, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


2018- Studio Artist and Owner of Julie Carrasco [art studio], North Bend, WA

2019- Bookkeeper, Center for Children and Youth Justice, Seattle, WA

2017-2018 Faculty, Casting and Coldworking Glass, The Crucible, Oakland, CA

2017 Youth Teacher's Assistant, Casting and Coldworking Glass, The Crucible, Oakland, CA

2014-2016 Studio Assistant to Oben Abright, OBEN, Oakland, CA

2014-2016 Studio Assistant to Randy Colosky, Randy Colosky Design, Berkeley, CA

2013-2018 Studio Assistant to David Ruth, Glass Sculpture Studio, Oakland, CA

2012-2018 Studio Assistant to Clifford Rainey, Clifford Rainey Studio, Oakland, CA

2010 Teacher's Assistant to Pamina Traylor, Glass I, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA


SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2017 Selections from Arcana Majora, Tara’s Organic Ice Cream & Gallery, Oakland, CA

2012 Humours and Tragedies: lacrimae rerum, Post Office Gallery, Oakland, CA

2012 Julie Carrasco: BFA Drawing Retrospective, Slope Gallery, Oakland, CA

2012 lacrimae rerum: The Drawings, Slope Gallery, Oakland, CA


GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2019 Selections from Arcana Majora, Bluebird Microcreamery & Brewery, Seattle, WA

2016 WILD/MIND: The Intersection of Instinct and Intellect, GearBox Gallery, Oakland, CA

(Juror and Curator: George Lawson, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA)

2013 Baccalaureate Exhibition, Campus Center Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012 The 57th Avenue Artist’s Open Studio, Glass Sculpture Studio, Oakland, CA

2012 Les Nabis 2nd Annual Group Show, Guitar Shop Gallery, Oakland, CA

2012 Color, North Gallery, Oakland, CA

2011 A Walk: A Path to Discovery, Neither/Nor Gallery, Oakland, CA

2011 Les Nabis Group Show, Isabelle Percy West Gallery, Oakland, CA

2011 Mad Girls, Bad Girls, South Gallery, Oakland, CA

2011 DEEP: A Mixed Media Show, South Gallery, Oakland, CA

2008 Troy School District Student Art Show, Somerset Collection, Troy, MI

2008 Spring Fashion Show, Troy High School, Troy, MI

2008 Annual Scholastic Art Award Winners Exhibition, Walter B. Ford II Building, Detroit, MI

2008 Troy Daze Student Artwork Exhibition, Troy Daze Festival, Troy, MI

2007 Troy School District Student Art Show, Somerset Collection, Troy, MI

2007 Pre-College Summer Art Lab Exhibition, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

2007 Annual Scholastic Art Award Winners Exhibition, Walter B. Ford II Building, Detroit, MI

2006 Cranbrook Summer Art Institute Exhibition, Cranbrook Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2006 Troy School District Student Art Show, Somerset Collection, Troy, MI

2006 Annual Scholastic Art Award Winners Exhibition, Walter B. Ford II Building, Detroit, MI

2005 Troy School District Student Art Show, Somerset Collection, Troy, MI


COMMISSIONS


2019 Limited Edition Cut and Gilded Glass Vase Set, Private Collection, Snohomish, WA

2018 "Parrot Lamp" Restoration by Jess Wainer - Cast Glass Finial Component, Private Collection, Atherton, CA (Seen here)


SPECIAL PROJECTS


2018 Apollo Celebration Awards [cast glass trophies] for Kennedy Space Center, Production Assistant, Soneva Glass Studio, Soneva Fushi, The Maldives (more info here and here)

2017 Buzz Aldrin Space Innovation Awards [cast glass trophies] for Kennedy Space Center, Production Assistant, Soneva Glass Studio, Soneva Fushi, The Maldives (more info here and here)

2014-2018 Colorado Cascade [Architectural Installation for Private Residence in Vail, CO], Production Assistant, Glass Sculpture Studio, Oakland, CA (more info here)


AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS


2019 Pilchuck Endowed Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

2008 Creative Achievement Award, California College of the Arts, CA

2008 Florence J. French Endowed Scholarship, California College of the Arts, CA

2008 California College of the Arts Scholarship, California College of the Arts, CA

2008 5/5 Score, Advanced Placement Art Drawing Portfolio, College Board, New York, NY

2008 National Silver Award, National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, New York, NY ("Heretique")

2008 Gold Key Portfolio, Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Detroit, MI

2008 Gold Key, Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Detroit, MI ("Heretique")

2008 Silver Key Drawing, Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Detroit, MI ("Becca No. 1 - Support")

2008 3 Certificates of Merit for Drawing and Painting, Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Detroit, MI ("Caribou Cane" "Becca No. 3 - Ottersaurus")

2008 Tuition Waived Continuing Education course (Glassblowing) at College for Creative Studies, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Detroit, MI

2007 Silver Key Painting, Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Detroit, MI, (“Shards of Me”)

2006 Silver Key Drawing, Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Detroit, MI, (“Self Portrait in D Minor”)


PUBLIC LECTURES


2012 Hands in Fiber and Sand, Nahl Hall, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA


PRESS


2017 Selections from Arcana Majora, Tara's Organic Blog

2016 WILD/MIND: The Intersection of Instinct and Intellect, GearBox Gallery



References available upon request from artist.

All inquiries please send to: jules[dot]carrasco[at]gmail[dot]com