Julia Haw

B. Flint, Michigan, 1982. Lives and works in Brooklyn, NYC.

Ph: 269.569.1982

Web: www.juliahaw.com


2006 Bachelor of Fine Arts Painting/Communications, Western Michigan University

Selected Exhibitions


2018        Same Same But Different, Space Four Zero, Phnom Penh, Cambodia 

                 Same Same But Different, One Eleven Gallery, Siem Reap, Cambodia

2015        The Western Veil/Chicago Relic, IL State Museum, Lockport, IL

2014         The Western Veil, IL State Museum, Chicago, IL 

2012          You Can Never Go Back, Eyeporium, Chicago, IL

2011         The First Ward Ball, This is Not The Studio, Chicago, IL 

2008         The Road Noise Series, Diekema-Hamann, Kalamazoo, MI

2006         On The Human Condition, Saniwax Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI   


2019 (Forthcoming) Group Figurative Show curated by Barry Blinderman, Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art

2018        Art From the Heart, COC Gallery, Siem Reap, Cambodia 

2017        12th Annual BLAB Show (curated by Monte Beauchamp), Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

                 Art Will Save the World, COC Gallery, Siem Reap, Cambodia

2016        Spun, Stuart and Co. Gallery, Chicago, IL

                Everything Must Go, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL

                Get Clear on What You Think, Maxwell Colette Gallery, Chicago, IL

2014        The Transient Life, 33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, IL

2013        Atalanta and the Lion, Hauser Gallery, Chicago IL

2012        More is More, Hauser Gallery, Chicago, IL

                Sic Transit Gloria Mundi: Industry of the Ordinary, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago IL 

2011        Group Show, Homespace, New Orleans, LA 

                F*ck Art Chicago, This is Not The Studio, Chicago, IL 

2010        High Holy Cock Tail, This is Not The Studio, Chicago, IL  

                No Dead Artists, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA

                Pork and Politics, 23 E. Madison, Chicago, IL

                 Mad Love Circus, This is Not The Studio, Chicago, IL                

                 Robots Need Love Too, Barbara and Barbara, Chicago, IL 

2009        Studio Show, Big Cat Press, Chicago, IL

2008        P.S. 1 International Biennial, New Orleans, LA

                 Art As Social Discourse, Lansing, MI

                 Statewide Arts Competition, Jackson, MI

2007        Estes-Walker Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI                           

                  10th Annual Livonia Exhibition of Fine Arts, Livonia, MI


2007        10th Annual Livonia Exhibition of Fine Arts, Dufour Patron Award       

                 The Emerging Artist Grant, Kalamazoo Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo                  

2006        Western Michigan University’s Student Art Show, Best of Show

Professional Experience  

2018         Feb-March, Taught oil painting workshop with teacher and student at Colors of Cambodia NGO and Gallery, Siem Reap, Cambodia 

2017        December, Taught gratitude art lesson, P.S. 30 Wilton American Dream School, Bronx, NY 

                Jan-April, Taught art to children in Siem Reap and surrounding rural schools with Colors of Cambodia NGO and Gallery,  Siem Reap, Cambodia       

2016        Painted new body of work with Carlos Rolón/Dzine, Chicago, IL

2012-Present    Developing brand identity by hand drawing all label illustrations for Journeyman Distillery,         Three Oaks, MI                

2011-2012    Managed Thoma Art Collection, Chicago, IL

2009         Assisted film director Steve Conrad and artists Wesley Kimler and Tony Fitzpatrick, Chicago, IL

                   March, Taught a “Who is your hero?” drawing lesson, Bunker Hill High School, Bunker             Hill, NC


Print Media

James Reddick. “Paintings Present an Outsider’s Take on Cambodia,” Phnom Penh Post, February 17, 2018. 

Marissa Carruthers. “Brooklyn-based Artist Showcases Work,” AsiaLIFE Magazine, February 2018, Issue 134.10.

Jason Foumberg, “Breakout Artists 2014: Chicago’s Next Generation of Image Makers,” Newcity, May 1, 2014.7.

Adam Brooks and Mathew Wilson, “Industry of the Ordinary: Sic Transit Gloria Mundi 2003-2013,” 2013.192.

Nic Hampton, “Presenting Chicago Based Artist Julia Haw,” Asylum Lake Press, April 9, 2011. 12-18.

Online Periodicals

Contemporary Artists in Victorian Flatbush: Tour Ditmas Park Artists’ Studios This Weekend,” bklyner.com, October 24, 2018. https://bklyner.com/tour-ditmas-park-artists-studios-this-weekend/

“Challenging the Everyday at One Eleven Gallery,” siemreap.net, January 22, 2018. https://www.siemreap.net/magazine/events/same-same-but-different-exhibition/

Norbert Marszalek, “The What is a Painting? Project: Featuring Julia Haw,” Neoteric Art, June 20, 2014. http://neotericart.com/2014/06/20/the-wip-project-what-is-painting-featuring-julia-haw/

Daniel Maidman, “The Spooky Occluded, Julia Haw’s “The Western Veil,” Huffington Post, April 17, 2014. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/daniel-maidman/the-spooky-occluded-julia_b_5154532.html

Sarah Nardi, “Vagina Dentata: Artist Julia Haw Bites Back,” Chicago Reader, April 9, 2013. http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2013/04/09/vagina-dentata-artist-julia-haw-bites-back

D. E. Bookhardt, “No Dead Artists XIV at Jonathan Ferrara,” New Orleans Art Insider, 2010. http://www.insidenola.org/p/no-dead-artists-xiv-at-jonathan-ferrara.html

Website Publications

Brandon Rushton, “The Greatest of Gardens”: Imagination and Artistic Mobility, an Interview with Julia Haw, December 2018. https://www.oxidantengine.com/hawinterview?fbclid=IwAR3sWGb0TKBV0PWVe5lhJ0grPl6CKtx1t4mACk1sFrhpXrrKOCHJBx39_x4

Jessica Lim, “Interview: Julia Haw,” One Eleven Gallery, January 9, 2018. https://www.oneelevengallery.com/interview-julia-haw/

Renee Laverne Rose, “Julia Haw,” Arts and Cultural Strategies Magazine, May 2, 2016. http://emagazine.acs-mag.com/acs-magazine-may-june-2016-issue

Chester Alamo-Costello, “Julia Haw - Comfort and Control & Other Paintings,” Comp Art and Design Magazine, April 10th, 2016. http://www.thecompmagazine.com/julia-haw/

Elisa Shoenberger, “Julia Haw: Art and Politics,” It Will Keep Your Heart Alive, June 22, 2015. https://itwillkeepyourheartalive.squarespace.com/blog/2015/6/28/julia-haw-her-philosophy-and-chicago

Paul Germanos, “2015: Julia Haw on Leaving Chicago,” Chicago Art World, May 30, 2015. http://chicagoartworld.blogspot.com/2015/05/2015-julia-haw-on-leaving-chicago.html

Sergio Gomez, “In Sync with Julia Haw,” Sergio Gomez Art Blog, April 23, 2014. http://sergiogomezart.wordpress.com/2014/04/23/in-sync-with-julia-haw-interview/

Marc Vitali, “The State of the Arts: Artists from Illinois - and one from Minnesota - Make Monstrous Magic,” WTTW, April 15, 2014. http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2014/04/15/state-arts

Jorg A. Pierach, “Claire Molek: Seven Emerging Chicago Artists to Watch Right Now,” Modern Midwest, February 2014. http://modernmidwest.com/claire-molek-7-emerging-chicago-artists-to-watch-right-now/

Erin Babbin, “Break the Bread 004: Eye Want Julia Haw,” The Chicago Arts Archive, A Sixty Inches from Center Project, Sept. 2012. http://sixtyinchesfromcenter.org/archive/?tag=julia-haw

Dave Pitman, Kai and Geoff, “Julia Haw, Chicago, IL,” Artist A Day, March 27, 2013. http://artistaday.com/?p=17708

Paul Germanos, “Pictorial: Julia Haw at The First Ward Ball,” Chicago Critical, August 7, 2011. http://paulgermanos.blogspot.com/2011/08/pictorial-julia-haw-first-ward-ball.html

Publications as Author

7 Tips for Traveling Solo to Phnom Penh,” The Blue Lotus Arts Magazine, April 2017. https://issuu.com/martinabradley/docs/the_blue_lotus_7 

“On the Marriage of Art and Writing,” Chicago Artist Resource, Sept. 2012. http://www.chicagoartistsresource.org/artist-stories/julia-haw?discipline=Literary


Ana Fernatt, “Health and (NO) Champagne,” Champagne and Snark, October 6, 2016. http://www.accidentally-sexy.com/champagneandsnark/2016/10/6/julia-haw-health-champagne 

Sergio Gomez, “Artist Julia Haw Talks About Art and Maintaining a Healthy Body,” May 30, 2016. http://www.theartistnextlevel.com/2374-2/

Visiting Artist Lectures/Teaching

2019 3 Day Workshop: A Guide to Beginning, Developing and Completing a New Body of Paintings, Art Students League of New York, March

2018 3 Day Workshop: A Guide to Beginning, Developing and Completing a New Body of Paintings, Art Students League of New York, October

2017 Class Lecture: The Topic of Death in my Paintings, CUNY, Queens, NY.

2017        Class Lecture: The Topic of Death in my Paintings, CUNY, Queens, NY.

2016, 2015, 2014, and 2013    

                 Semester Guest Artist for Prof. Solomon’s DEARTS Class, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

2014        “Gallery Talk: Julia Haw with John Lustig,” IL State Museum, Chicago, IL, June 18.