Julia Finzel Photography Julia Finzel Fine Art and Photography
Julia Finzel is a photographer, painter and printmaker who works from her studio at St Mary’s Yard in Brixham. The photographic studio is set up for portraiture and still-life photography and there is also a darkroom where Julia prints her own black and white photographs using traditional fine art techniques. In 2003 Julia Finzel was awarded a Master of Arts in Documentary Photography at the University of Wales Newport. She also has a degree in Graphic Design and Illustration. Photographs are often reworked for etchings, either as photo etchings or using line and aquatint. Julia undertakes photographic commissions, including portraiture of people and animals and documentary photography. She teaches Art and Photography at South Devon College.
Julia has exhibited in the U.K. Italy, Japan and America and has illustrated several books. Harper Collins published Julia’s children’s book, ‘Large as Life’ in 1991. In 2001 Julia and two other artists were chosen to represent The Association of Illustrators at the Design and copyright World Congress exhibition in London. Her work has also been collected internationally.
Julia first learnt etching techniques with Roberto Mazzetto at ‘La Bottega Del Tintoretto’ in Venice, where she lived, and has been printmaking with the Dartington printmakers for many years . Their hand printed book ‘A Printmakers Flora’ was exhibited at the Thackery Gallery and bought by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London in 1996. In July 2003 Julia Finzel exhibited at ‘The Gallery’, Cork St, London with The Society for Art of the Imagination. This exhibition toured Scotland, New York (Williamsburg Historical Arts Centre) and Florida (Diego Victoria Fine Art Gallery, Miami).In 2007 Julia Finzel had her second solo exhibition in Venice and also took part in the handmade book exhibition organised by ‘La Bottega del Tintoretto’ print studio in 2006 and 2007.
Julia Finzel’s work can be found at;
The Brook Gallery, Budleigh Salterton, Devon
Art Spaces, Totnes, Devon
The Slack Stevenson Gallery, Brixham
The Shoal of Brixham Artists, Brixham
The Pierrepoint Gallery, Dorset
La Galleria Mozart & La Bottega Del Tintoretto, Venice.
Julia Finzel can be contacted on Tel. (01803) 852216 www.juliafinzel .co.uk
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