BIO

BIO

Julia Norton is a multidisciplinary artist, educator, and color material researcher. In her practice she works with natural materials, such as ochres and mineral pigments, as well as dyes and inks made from plants. She holds an MFA from SUNY Purchase and an Ed.M from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She has exhibited at galleries such as Lyles & King (NYC), The Wassaic Project (Wassaic, NY), and Dread Lounge (Los Angeles, CA), and has participated in residencies at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, SIM Residency in Reykjavik, Iceland, The Wassaic Project, Cooper Union, and Mass MoCA. She has worked as a museum and arts educator at the New Museum, Pioneer Works, Swiss Institute, Abrons Art Center, Dia:Beacon, and Harvard Art Museums - the latter of which she conducted natural color material workshops in the Materials Lab - an education space that runs in conjunction with the Forbes Pigment collection.

Photo credit: Lauren Silberman