Born in Co. Tyrone in 1985, Julie-Anne Richmond is a fine and applied arts graduate from the University of Ulster, Belfast. Julie-Anne is an artist working and living in the Causeway Coast and Glens borough of Northern Ireland.
After a 6 year career in youth and community work, Julie-Anne returned to study art education at the university of Ulster, Coleraine and further specialised in special educational needs. Combining her art practice with experience in education and community work, Julie-Anne has been successfully providing workshops and classes throughout schools and organisations in N.Ireland for the past 10 years. Under the simple philosophy of “Paint, Create & Experiment” her hope is to make art accessible to all with lessons tailored to suit every need and ability.
Julie-Anne’s subject varies from landscapes, people and wildlife to simple beauty found in everyday objects. Julie-Anne uses the layering of vibrant colour to create movement and texture giving the work a signature style. Many are applauding Julie-Anne as a significant new find.
For Julie-Anne making a painting is all about communication and story telling, where the line and structure narrates the piece and the colour sets the mood.