Julie Malen holds an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University and she is currently living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has been exhibited nationally – most recently at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design in Denver, CO and the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art in Grand Rapids, MI. In addition to her studio practice, Malen has taught visual art courses at VCUarts, in Richmond, VA and several art institutions nationally including, Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City, MO, and Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, PA where she was also an Artist in Residence for the 2015-16 academic year. Malen has participated in numerous other artist residencies including Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass Village, CO, Mildred’s Lane in Narrowsburg, NY, the Charlotte Street Foundation’s Urban Culture Project in Kansas City, MO, and the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT.