Julie Bartholomew is an artist and educator in ceramics, currently Head Ceramics Workshop, School of Art & Design, ANU. Through her ceramics practice, Julie explores contemporary issues including consumer culture and currently environmentalism with a focus on climate change and its impact on the Antarctic.
Julie was awarded a Doctorate of Visual Arts (Sculpture) from UNSW Art & Design. She has been the recipient of numerous awards including four 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. Julie was the winner of the International Gold Coast Ceramics Award in 2006. Her work is held in significant public collections including the Shepparton Art Museum, Wollongong City Gallery, Manly Art Gallery, National Gallery of Australia, National Museum of Australia and the Yingge Ceramics Museum in Taiwan.