Dr Julie Bartholomew is an artist and educator in ceramics. She has participated in residencies and exhibitions in Australia and abroad including an international traveling exhibition titled Zhongjian: Midway, alongside well-known Chinese and Australian artists. Julie has been the recipient of numerous awards including three Australia Council for the Arts New Work Grants, the Tokyo Studio Residency, Australia-China Council Red Gate Residency in Beijing and the Asialink Taiwan Residency for 2009. After receiving an Australian Post-Graduate Award, Julie completed her Doctorate at the College of Fine Arts, UNSW in 2006. In the same year she was the winner of the International Gold Coast Ceramics Award. Julie’s work has been collected internationally by significant art galleries including the National Gallery of Australia and the Yingge Ceramics Museum in Taiwan.