Julie Alpert is a Seattle-based installation artist whose work addresses nostalgia, illusion and decoration. She has a BA from the University of Maryland and an MFA from the University of Washington. She is the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Award, MacDowell Colony Fellowship, VCCA residency, New Foundation Grant, and was a finalist for the 2013 Neddy Awards. In summer 2015, Julie was commissioned by the first inaugural Seattle Art Fair to create a large-scale installation at MadArt. In addition to her installation practice, Julie often collaborates on animation and performance with her husband, Andy Arkley, of the art collective LET'S and the band The Bran Flakes. She teaches teen programs at Cornish College of the Arts and Gage Academy, and works as a studio assistant for artist Katy Stone.