Julian Ansell


About the Artists:

Julian combines a passion for storytelling and a fascination with biology in his sculptural work, in which the familiar becomes fanciful, adapted and evolved into reflections on his experiences as a teacher, traveler, and human being.


2015 Independent Studies in Oregon History: Portland State University, Portland, Oregon

2011 Master of Arts in Teaching: Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon

2007-2009 Bachelor of Arts in Sculpture: State University of New York, Syracuse, New York

2006 Bachelor of Arts in Sculpture: Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon

2005-2006 Foundry Practices: Mesalands Community College in Tucumcari, New Mexico

2002 Studio Practices Abroad: LaTrobe University, Melbourne, Australia

1999-2004 Bachelor of Arts in Sculpture: University of New Mexico

1998 Film Production Practices: Film & Television Workshops, Rockport, Maine

1997 Studio Practices Painting & Drawing: California College of Art & Craft, San Francisco, California


Professional & Selected Exhibitions:

2015 Join Canyon Road Contemporary Art Gallery: Santa Fe, New Mexico

2015-2016 Special Projects Teacher: Ivy Montessori School, Portland, Oregon

2013 The Art of the Goddess: Gallery 500, Portland, Oregon

2012-2014 Classroom Teacher: Renaissance School of Arts & Sciences, Portland, Oregon

2012 Cooper & Battersby: Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, New York 

2011-2012 Classroom Teacher: The Living School, Portland, Oregon

2010-2011 Classroom Teacher: Metropolitan Learning Center, Portland, Oregon

2010 Syracurse: Spark Art Gallery, Syracuse, New York

2007 The Brownness and the White: Spark Art Gallery, Syracuse, New York

2007 Mississippi May: Mississippi Art Space, Portland, Oregon

2006 One In The Hand: Orpheum Arts Space, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2001 Toronto International Teen Film Festival: Toronto, Canada

2000 Santa Fe 3 Minute Film Festival: Santa Fe, New Mexico