Julie Rafalski


Photo: Francis Gallagher

Julie Rafalski was born in Connecticut, USA and spent her childhood between Warsaw, Poland and Pennsylvania. She obtained a BFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in graphic design and an MFA in art at the Slade School of Fine Art in London.

She has had solo exhibitions 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 numerous group shows including the Salon Art Prize Show at Matt Roberts, London (2012), the Solo Award Group Show, WW Gallery, London (2012), The Royal Academy Summer Show (2011) and the Liverpool Biennale (2006). 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 private collections. She lives and works in London and Margate, UK.