Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA


2011 M.F.A., Fine Arts, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2005 B.A., Sculpture & Art History, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC

Solo Exhibitions

    Model Behavior - Yes Ma'am Projects, Denver, CO

    Total Knockout - Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles, CA

    Parallel Horizons - Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC

Selected Group Exhibitions

    Big Pictures, Los Angeles, CA
A Store Show - Odd Ark, Los Angeles, CA
    Crosscurrents - with Alan Chin, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
    Sweet Cheeks - Big Pictures LA, Los Angeles, CA
Radiant - Big City Forum, Los Angeles, CA
    All Hands on Deck - Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA
    No Twilight, No Dawn: Anthea Hamilton, Julie Henson, Rallou Panagiotou - Ibid Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    Purification - The OrderLos Angeles, CA
    Takeover - Alterspace, San Francisco, CA
    EXPAT - R/SF Projects, San Francisco, CA
    Bakers Dozen VI - Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    Mixed Bag - Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC

    We the People - Werkartz, Los Angeles, CA
    Tailgate - three person show at BBQLA, Los Angeles, CA

    Triple Take - three person show at Alter Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Flowers for Tony - Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, LA

    Dead Ringer - three person show at Fowler Arts, Brooklyn, NY

    Step Right In - Visual Arts Center, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
    Sense and Sensibility - Mount San Antonio College Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Reverse Rehearsals - Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
    Tear it Out Part II - California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
    A Series of Unfortunate Events - Either/And and The National Media Museum, Bradford UK
    Tear it Out Part I - Issues, Oakland, CA
    Portals - two person exhibition at Factory Outlet Gallery, Mokelumne Hill, CA

    Spread the Word - Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Bay Area Currents - Pro Arts, Oakland, CA
    MFA Thesis Exhibition - California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
    24th Annual Barclay Simpson Award Exhibition - Oliver Art Center, Oakland, CA

    Boom - Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
    At Times I Think and at Times I Am - PLAySPACE Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    BlindSighted - NOMA Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Night/Light Juried Film Exhibition - California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

    Reorientation III - Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC
    1000 Days - Scion Installation L.A., Los Angeles, CA

    Fresh - Robert Lange Studios, Charleston, SC
    Ratio - Robert Lange Studios, Charleston, SC

    The Other Side - Robert Lange Studios, Charleston, SC
    Alone - Modernisme Gallery, Charleston, SC
    Bloodlines: Family in Practice and in Name - Gallery RFD, Swainsboro, GA
    The Changing Face of Charleston - The City Gallery at Waterfront Park, Charleston, SC

    Reorientation - Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC

    Accessibility, Sumter, SC
    Young Contemporaries - Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC

Awards, Nominations, & Residencies

2019 - The Neon Museum Las Vegas 2019 Artist in Residence
2019 - Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson Artist in Residence
2017 - Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant Nominee
2016 - CES Gallery Residency Finalist
2012 - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Outdoor Sculpture Project Finalist
2011 - Susan and Barclay Simpson Award Recipient
2010 - Night/Light Film Juried Prize Winner
2010 - All College Honors Honorable Mention
2005 - Laura M. Bragg Award

Selected Press & Publications

Sept 2019 - The Neon Museum - NeonAIR Julie Henson Offers New Perspective on Old Signs
Aug 2019 - Las Vegas Review Journal - Neon-Inspired Artist to Leave Mark on Las Vegas Museum
Aug 2019 - Las Vegas Weekly - Neon Museum Resident Artist Gets Deep Into Vegas’ Fabric
June 2018 - Model Behavior Catalog, with essay by Emily Ebba Reynolds
July 2017 - Takeover: Artwork and Thoughts on Being Female or Gender Queer from 36 Artists and 1 Curator
June 2017 - ArtSlant - Artist Migrations from SF to LA are Shaping West Coast Aesthetics and Identity
March 2017 - Charleston City PaperOn the Eve of its Move to a New Space, Redux Looks Back on 15 Years
January 2017 - Elephant Magazine - Preview: Art Los Angeles Contemporary
January 2017 - Artforum Critic's Pick - "We the People" at Werkartz
November 2016 - Fabrik Magazine Issue 33 - Artists You Should Know
October 2016 - LA Weekly - 5 Art Shows to See in LA This Week
September 2016 - Hyperallergic - Tailgate Preview
October 2015 - Blunderbuss Magazine - Parallel Horizons
August 2011 - Route 9 Literary Journal Issue 3 - Invincible Coyote
June 2009 - Beautiful/Decay Book 1: Supernaturalism
May 2009 - Scion Installation L.A. Exhibition on
March 2009 - Feature on