Julie Comnick’s paintings and drawings engage the pictorial languages of representation and narration to pose questions about social circumstances and practices. Her exhibition record includes solo shows nationally at contemporary venues including Hardesty Arts Center, Tulsa, OK; Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa AZ; Space Gallery, Denver, CO; The Gallery at Flashpoint, Washington, DC; Zg Gallery, Chicago IL; and Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT; group exhibitions internationally; and reviews in prominent publications including the Washington Post, Chicago Sun Times, and Dialogue Magazine. Her work has been supported by grants from the Arizona Commission on the Arts. Recently, The Phoenix New Times named her project Arrangement for a Silent Orchestra as one of the top ten Phoenix art exhibits for 2015.
Julie lives in Flagstaff, Arizona, where she is a member of the School of Art Faculty at Northern Arizona University. Her teaching experience includes interdisciplinary courses in painting, drawing, foundations, art theory and public art. She received an MFA in Painting from Montana State University and a BA from The Evergreen State College.