Born Pomona CA
lives and works in Santa Monica, CA

ONE-, TWO-, AND THREE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
July 2018 Tenderly Cradled and Lavishly Flung Visitor Welcome Center, Koreatown, LA
December 2017 Imaginary vacation on an imaginary lake- abartonline.com
July 2017 Night Divides the Day PØST- Kamikaze Series, Los Angeles CA
June 2016 Dig for Fire, Eastside International, (ESX), Los Angeles, CA
May 2016 LIGHT FLIGHT, PLEAT Gallery pleatgallery.com
March 2014 Shed Skin, LACC, LA, CA
September 2012, trading maps for stars, Bleicher Gallery La Brea, Los Angeles, CA
August 2011, the hollow sea Bleicher Gallery La Brea, Los Angeles, CA
May 2010, flesh and bone, Bleicher/Golightly Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
July 2008, nest, Tracy Park Gallery, Malibu, CA 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
March 2019 Dreamhouse Vs Punkhouse, Los Angeles, CA (forthcoming)
March 2019 Dream Wavers, Loyola Marymount University along with STNDRD; Los Angeles, CA (forthcoming)
December 2018  BIG Show LABspace, Hillsdale, NY
December 2018 Pop-up show curated by Sloan Projects and Lost Art LA at Style Firm, Santa Monica, CA
October 2018 SuperPak, Artists for Democracy and Paper Chase Press, PA CA
September 2018 LA Looking LAVA Projects, Los Angeles, CA
March 2018 I swear it was just… there Dalton Warehouse, LA C
January 2018 Near To You Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY
November 2017 Wrong II PØST, Los Angeles
April 2017 Black Mirror Charlie James Gallery, LA CA
March 2017 The Only Way Out Is In, Citrus College, Glendora CA
January 2017 Introductions, Trestle Gallery, NY NY
December 2016 The Night Opens//La Nuit S’Ouvre BLAM Los Angeles, LA CA
December 2016 Book Happening Sloan Projects, Bergamot Station, CA
December 2016 Southern California/Baja Biennial, SDAI San Diego, CA
January 2016 Insomnia, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY
October 2015 States of Being, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance CA
September 2015 Within the Cave, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA
September 2015 Pulp Painting, Studio Apothiki, Cyprus
August 2015 Going Big, Central Booking, NYC 
July 2015 After Eden, Durden + Ray, Culver City CA           
June 2015 From the Barricades, Kreuzberg Pavilion in Berlin, Germany
April 2015 Telephone Game, Prohibition Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
April 2015 FAMILY TIES, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
February 2015 MAS 8: San Diego, San Diego Art Institute, SD CA
January 2015 Walking the Grid, galerie cerulean
December 2014 MAS 7 Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica CA
December 2014 Aqua Art Fair, John Wolf Fine Art, Miami FL
September 2014 SECOND FAMILY, 2 Rivington NY NY
August 2014 MAS ATTACK 6, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance CA
August 2014 Thanks For the Mammaries, For your Art, Los Angeles, CA
June 2014, Not-Knowing, JAUS. LA, CA
May 2014 DIY, BOS 2014 Bushwick, NY
December 2013 Beingless States, the project room, Galerie Cerulean
November 2013 Beasts and Bodies, Schema Projects, Brooklyn, NY
October 2013 MAS ATTACK 2, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
July 2013 The Ghost in You ASC Projects/Gallery 304, New York NY
May 2013 What I Like About You Parallel Art Space, Brooklyn NY
April 2013 States of Being curatingcontemporary.com
February 2013 Millennial Abstractions Marin Community Foundation, Novato, CA
February 2013 White Soup and Weighty Air, JAUS, Los Angeles, CA
January 2013 International Painting Show Appels Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
November 2012 Caesura Annenberg Beach House, Santa Monica, CA
July 2012 Turbulence George Lawson Gallery, Culver City, CA
February 2012, Appels Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
September 2011, Soft Machine, Bleicher Golightly Gallery, USC and traveling
July 2011, Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
May 2011, DEEP, OCCCA, Santa Ana, CA
April 2011 Walpurgisnacht/One Night Stand, Inglewood, CA
January 2011, Anachronious Mind Tree Bleicher La Brea, Los Angeles, CA
May 2010, Marine Art Salon, Santa Monica, CA
October 2009, nature and nurture, Bleicher/Golightly, Santa Monica, CA
June 2009, 12 X 12 show, BECA gallery, New Orleans, LA
October 2007, Anima Rising Gochis Galleries, L.A., CA

CATALOGS, PUBLICATIONS, REVIEWS AND INTERVIEWS
2018 “TEXTING: Julia Schwartz at Visitor Welcome Center” Mary Addison Hackett, Two Coats of Paint
2018 “Art galleries with names that remind us of summer” Shana Nys Dambrot, LA Weekly
2018 “Julia Schwartz at Visitor Welcome Center” review, Lorraine Heitzman Art and Cake LA2018 The Full Blede Issue Four: The Pattern
2018 interview in VoyageLA2017 “Black Mirror at Charlie James” review, Jaqueline Bell Johnson, Art and Cake LA
2017 “Black Mirror explores our dystopian world” review, Miss Rosen, MANDATORY
2017 “Nancy Buchanan/Black Mirror”, review Jodie Zellen/Genie Davis,, ArtScene2017  The Full Blede Issue Two: The City
2017 chapter in Art, Creativity and Psychoanalysis: Perspectives from Analyst-Artists, edited by George Hagman; Routledge 2017
2017 review, “Ginny Casey: Built From Broke at Mier Gallery”; painters table
2017 Interview with Mat Gleason, Coagula Art Journal Issue #115 February 2017
2016 Scott Gleeson. "States of Reckoning: An Interview with Julia Schwartz" Peripheral Vision: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the Visual Arts, Issue No. 3, 2016. www.peripheralvisionarts.org/journal/schwartz-interview
2016 Studio Visit May pleat gallery blog
2016 NY Times February 14 “While Others Sleep, They Make Art”
2016 Westchester ARTSNews, February
2015 “Within The Cave at Durden and Ray” review, Shana Nys Dambrot Huffington Post
2015 Artillery Pick of the week/review Eve Wood for States of Being at Torrance Art Museum
2015 L.A. Confidential, Summer Issue The List
2015 Post Road 28
2015 Fabrik 27 Fresh Faces in Art, Eight L.A. Artists you should know
2014 20 Questions Ithaca MOMA
2014 "Colour, Paint, and Painting" in Just Another Painter blog
2013 Beautiful/Decay online spotlight on 'states of being' series
2013 Forget Good magazine September issue 
2013 interview Ahtcast with Phillip Mellen (podcast)
2013 featured in The New Collectors book, publication
2012 Trading Maps for Stars, essay by Airom Bleicher
2012 interview with Susan Breen, mother-musing.com
2012 interview with Philip Hartigan “Best of the Best”- Praeterita
2012 interview laimyours.com interview with Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick
2011 New American Paintings, No. 97, Pacific Edition
2011 review, whitehotmagazine.com
2011 Huffington Post Haiku Review, huffingtonpost.com
2011 Huff Post, Brett Baker’s top ten picks, huffingtonpost.com
2011 painters-table pick, http://painters-table.com/link/studio-critical/julia-schwartz-interview
2011 interview with Valerie Brennan, studiocritical
2011 interview with Tracey Harnish, LA Art Diary
2011 featured in Flavorpill top pick
2011 review "Julia Schwartz at Bleicher Gallery", ArtWeekLA.com
2011 The Hollow Sea Catalog, essays by Tracey Harnish and Courtney Reid
2011 International Survey, directory of contemporary artists
2010 featured in 7 Rings, Artist's Game of Telephone on Huffington Post
2010 Marine Works- 001-185, Year One Catalog, introduction by Shana Nys Dambrot
2010 Flesh and Bone, Catalog essay by Shana Nys Dambrot
2010 featured in Flavorpill top picks

AWARDS
2016 Foundation Prize in Painting and Drawing- Peripheral Vision Arts
 
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Rochester Museum of Fine Arts, Rochester, NH
 
LECTURES
2014 "Art and Social Media" panel discussion Cal State University, Long Beach
2011 "The New Center presents: The Organizing Principles: an art exhibition and performance": exhibit, music, and interview
2011 “The Organizing Principles: art and process”  Connection in a My Space World: Embracing Culture And Creativity In Psychoanalytic Thought
2011 “Aesthetic Gesture in the Arts, Self Experience, and Psychoanalysis” Connection in a My Space World: Embracing Culture And Creativity In Psychoanalytic Thought.
2010 “Art, Creativity and Self Psychology: Aesthetic Gesture in the Arts, Self Experience and Psychoanalysis” AIMED Creativity and Madness Conference.
2009 “Art, Creativity, and Self-Psychology: Aesthetic Gesture in the Arts, Self-Experience, and Psychoanalysis,” 32nd Annual Conference on The Psychology of The Self. 
 
EDUCATION
1979 Case Western Reserve School of Medicine- MD
1975 University of California, Irvine- BS 

CURATORIAL AND OTHER  EXPERIENCE
2017 co-organized Night Divides The Day at PØST (Kamikaze series)
2017 curated Black Mirror at Charlie James Gallery, LA CA
2015-present member of Advisory Board of Fine Art Complex 1101 in Tempe, AZ
2015 member of Durden + Ray curatorial program based in Los Angeles
2015 curated States of Being- Torrance Art Museum
2014 curated Place Made Visible at DIY BOS 2014, featuring Ashley Garrett, Becky Sheldon Yazdan, Brian Wood, Clinton King, Farrell Brickhouse, and Vicki Sher
2013 curated States of Being curatingcontemporary.com
2013-2014 blogger at Huffington Post
2012-present Arts Editor- Figure/Ground Communication website, interviews with visual and other artists