is a language spoken with fluency and
unmistakable presence in the evocative works of
artist Julie Higgins. Through the use of
vibrant, tactile pastels, voluptuous figures and
fertile landscapes, the spiritual is made
tangible upon discovering its own image boldly
art are both rooted in the heartland. Born and
raised in the Midwest, Julie Higgins attended
the University of Kansas in Lawrence, where she
earned her degree in fine arts.
Moving to the
Skagit Valley region of Washington State, she
found pastels were ideally suited for exploring
the color and sensual compositions of the
region's rich landscape. Her connection with the
earth as a life source coalesces into
mellifluous women both offering and calling
forth elemental forces.
currently lives on the Mendocino coast of
California where she continues to express her
participation in the feast of life through
images as a symbolic language.
several much-anticipated shows throughout the
wine country annually. Her work has been
exhibited in numerous galleries and museums as
well as many alternative venues and can be found
in private collections nationwide.
other site at www.artistjuliehiggins.com.
Mendocino, CA 95460-1562
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