Still Life with Skulls (watercolour) 2003 Stanley Picker Gallery Collection

Still Life with Skulls (watercolour) 2003 Stanley Picker Gallery Collection

Julie Held

Stanley Picker Fellow


Julie Held is a painter working whose compositions are both figurative and abstract, with colour playing a central role in the evocation of her observed world. She studied at Camberwell and the Royal Academy Schools, and has  exhibited in many group exhibitions including The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, The London Group Exhibitions, The Jerwood Drawing Prize, The Threadneedle Prize, Flower Central and The Barbican, London.

Amongst her solo shows she has exhibited in Prague, Leipzig and Hamburg.  Her work is held in a number of public collections, including Nuffield College, Oxford, New Hall, Cambridge, The Open University, and the Ben Uri Art Museum collection.

Selected Exhibitions:
2007 Regard and Ritual Julie Held and Shanti Panchal, The Ben Uri Gallery, London
2003 The City of Leipzig-Deutsche Telecom University. Commission to commemorate 700 year anniversary St. Richard of Chichester
1998 The Frank Kafka Gallery, Prague
1998 The City Library, Leipzig

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