Julia Norton is a multidisciplinary artist and educator. In her art practice, research, and education work she explores the unique qualities and legacies of natural color materials - such as ochres, mineral pigments, and plant based inks and dyes. 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, The Wassaic Project, and Dread Lounge, and has participated in residencies at The Wassaic Project, Cooper Union, and Mass MoCA, and internationally at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, SIM Residency (Reykjavik, Iceland), and Pocoapoco (Oaxaca, Mexico). She has worked as an educator and teaching artist at New Museum, Pioneer Works, Swiss Institute, Abrons Art Center, Dia:Beacon, and Harvard Art Museums.
Photo credit: Lauren Silberman