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Julie Massam

Contemporary Artist

CV

2023
Joined ‘Penzance Studios’ group

2021 – Present
Fine artist and group member at the Maker’s Emporium, St Just.

2020 – Present
Exhibiting regularly as an Associate Member of the Penwith Society of Arts

2016 – Present
Contemporary artist developing practise and ongoing research exploring the concept of a natural framework, teleology and the metaphysical world using the Turin Process.

2012 – 2016
Living in Palafrugell, Catalonia.  Creator of Art at Bar la Barbaria, Palafrugell, Catalonia.
Exhibited in private gallery, Cadaques, Catalonia.

2000 – 2019
Member of Preston based art group 5.15. 
Member of North West Design Collective.
Member of art performance group NOMADS.
Group exhibitions.  Community projects.  Carnival performance work.

1997 – 2008
Established Fizzy Pink Studios as designer/maker at Art @ Cedar Farm, Lancashire.
Designed and made over 95,000 handmade greetings cards and exhibited at the British Craft Trade Fair and the Spring Gift Fair, NEC Birmingham.
Designer for Strawberry and Vanilla and Websters Punch Craft.
Lottery Award for project with Age Concern.
Contributor to Preston City Council’s Cultural Strategy Policy.
Organiser/curator at Room 107 Art Gallery, Oyston Mill, Preston.
Art Educator at various primary schools, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston.
Delivery of community art projects with Age Concern and MIND.  Joint artist delivering children’s art courses.

1995 – 1997
Exhibiting member of post graduate art group Multiplicity.
Artist in residence, Atkinson Gallery, Southport.

1990 – 1994
Attended Edge Hill College, Ormskirk. Awarded BA (QTS) hons in Art and Design with Qualified Teacher Status from Lancaster University.
Supply teacher at St Catherine’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Leyland, Lancashire.

1988 – 1990
Administrative Secretary, Lancashire Council for Voluntary Youth Services, Preston.

1986 – 1988
Medical Secretary, National Lymphoma Investigation, Middlesex Hospital, London.