COMMISSIONS & PUBLIC ART PROJECTS

2000 - 2011: Various Private Commissions Nationally and Internationally
Large Scale Bronzes, Small Scale Bronzes, Jewelry and Woodcarvings

2007: "Governed By Urges" - Private Commission
Lewiston, New York

2005: "Gust of Wind" - Private Commission
Lewiston, New York

2002: “Organ” - International Sculpture Symposium
Parnu, Estonia

2002: “Dance of the Whirlpool Tide” - International Sculpture Symposium
Pedvale Open Air Museum, Pedvale, Latvia

2002: “the Relationship” - International Sculpture Symposium
Griffis Sculpture Park, Ashford Hollow, NY

2001: “Cast in Time” - Public Art Project, Art-Across Borders    
Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, NY  

2001: “Ravens” (collaboration with Ken Payne)                         
Griffis Sculpture Park, Ashford Hollow, NY

2001: “Ferrous Angelicus (Angel of Iron)” - International Cast Iron Symposium
Permanent Installation at City Hall, Pirkkala, Finland

2001: “Fire Metronome (Gundega)” - International Cast Iron Symposium   
Pedvale Open Air Museum, Pedvale, Latvia  

EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS

2011: Gallery Warming Solo Exhibition, Julie Silver Studio, Lewiston, NY

2010: Featured Artist at Lewiston Art Festival

2010: Keynote speaker at International School of Nice graduation ceremony in Nice, France

2009: "Best Sculptor" Award from Artvoice

2006: "Music is Art" Returning Artist, UB Center for the Arts, Buffalo, NY

2006: "Music is Art" Featured Artist, UB Center for the Arts, Buffalo, NY

2005: "Champagne to Chagall" Art Auction, Westwood Country Club, Buffalo, NY

2002: “Inferno” Solo Exhibition, Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, NY

2001: Artist in Residence, Artpark, Lewiston, NY

2000: Art Auction Exhibition, Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, NY

2000: Woodcarving Exhibition, Delaware Mansion, Buffalo, NY

2000: Group Show, Upton Gallery, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY

1999: Emerging Artists Exhibition, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

1998: Group Show, Studio Art Centers International Art Gallery, Florence, Italy

1995: Group Show (Best in Show - Photography), Villa Maria College, Lockport, NY

1995: Niagara Frontier Art Show, Kenan Center, Tonawanda, NY

1993: Group Show (Best in Show), Castellani Art Gallery, Lewiston, NY

WORK EXPERIENCE

BOMI Gemstone Importers, Buffalo, NY: 2007-2008                             

Nichols School, Buffalo, NY: 2005-2006                                

·Upper School Art Teacher: Foundation, Drawing, Painting and Photography

State University of New York at Buffalo: 1999-2003
             
·Technical Instructor: Foundry I & II, Basic Sculpture Teacher

·Casting Institute: Director (2000-2002)
Significant commissions completed during my tenure:
- 2002: "155th War Memorial" for Buffalo Naval Park     
- 2002: “Rumsey Restoration Commission” for SUNY Buffalo
- 2002: “Public Casting of Cities” - Collaboration with SUNY Architecture Dept.
- 2001: “Dinosaur” for the Museum of Natural History, New York, NY
- 2001: “Doughboy Restoration” for Connecticut Street Armory, Buffalo, NY

·Art Enrichment Program: Instructor

Maryland Institue College of Art, Baltimore, MD: 1996-1999                 
·Jewelry Center Technician

BOMI Gemstone Importers, Buffalo, NY: 1993-1995                                
·Assistant Gemologist

Artpark, Lewiston, NY: 1991-1994             
·Volunteer: Children’s Workshop

OTHER EXPERIENCE

2010: Keynote speaker at the International School of Nice graduation ceremony in Nice,
France.  Julie also spent time at the school giving artist talks and workshops to the faculty,
staff and students.

2001: Organizing Artist, Griffis Sculpture Park Public Art Project, Ashford Hollow, NY

2001: Presenter, Chairs Convention, SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

2000: Presenter, International Sculpture Conference, Houston, TX

2000: Public Art and Grounds Subcommittee, Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY

EDUCATION

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD: 1995-1999, BFA, Sculpture         

Studio Art Center International, Florence, Italy: 1998               
Julie Silver Sculpture