artist bio

Julia Sanders is an artist based in Philadelphia, PA. She attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts where she studied painting with a focus on chiaroscuro and the feminine form. A prolific artist from a young age, she received a full scholarship to attend the California College of the Arts in San Francisco, CA. While in school, Sanders helped to establish and run the non-profit arts organization, Art Collision. The artist collective provided opportunities for emerging artists to curate and participate in international pop-up shows hosted by well established galleries. Sanders went on to develop and curate exhibitions at Space Gallery in San Francisco. From there she decided to relocate to the East Coast to complete her BFA at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Sanders recieved her BFA and PAFA’s historic Certificate in 2018.