Julie Alpert was born and raised in the Washington, DC, suburbs and spent more than a decade in Seattle before relocating to Tulsa for the 2019 and 2020 Tulsa Artist Fellowship. She has a BA from the University of Maryland and an MFA from the University of Washington. Professional honors include a Pollock-Krasner Award, two MacDowell Colony Fellowships, The Roswell Artist in Residence Fellowship, two Artist Trust GAP grants, and an Artist Trust Fellowship. In 2019, she had a show at New Mexico State University, a commission for Seattle Facebook Offices, and an installation at the Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco. Upcoming projects include a year-long collaborative interactive installation with her husband, Andy Arkley, at the Oklahoma City Science Museum and a solo show at ahha Tulsa.