Julie Rafalski


Julie Rafalski is an artist working primarily with collage, drawing and photography. Her work explores the inter-relationship between place, memory and time. Of Polish-American heritage, she obtained a BFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2003) and an MFA at the Slade School of Fine Art in London (2006).

She has exhibited nationally and internationally and has shown her work at solo shows: at the David and Reva Logan Center for the Arts in Chicago (2016), Fabryka Trzciny in Warsaw (2014) and at Studio Wooden Gallery in Chicago (2014). Her work was shown at group shows in the Kunstmuseum Reutlingen, Germany, The Royal Academy Summer Show, London and the Liverpool Biennale, among others. She has participated in several international residencies, including one at the Nelimarkka Museum in Alajärvi, Finland most recently.

In 2018 she was shortlisted for the Derwent Art Prize. Her work is held in several international public and private collections.