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chen stamp Julie Chen

Julie is an interdisciplinary artist, designer and writer for museums and productions in the Northeast US. Her art relates personal narratives through photography, graphic design, installation, and multimedia performance.
On Slate: Celebrate West Hartford

As the newest member of the steering committee, I will be volunteering my photographic services to document this year's festival. Celebrate West Hartford June 7 & June 8, on the West Hartford Town Hall grounds, West Hartford, CT.

Current: Boston Children's Museum

Two interior window display designs for the Boston Childrens Museum's A-Z Windows Project. In the "Scaled Up" concept, "J" displays jade jewelry and "U" displays sea urchins from the BCM's collection; blown up in high-res imagery to 3'x6' banners displayed as a backdrop to the actual items. This exhibit is up for one year.

Position: Connecticut Science Center

Returned from maternity leave as the only in-house graphic designer of the Connecticut Science Center. Major projects include the 2013 Educators Planning Guide and The Green Gala: Space Edition creative package. Liquid Lounge "Games & Thrones" creative is currently on slate.

Retail: Stay Tuned

Although MassArt Made (the gallery store at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design) has closed its doors, I am considering vending at local open markets and festivals this summer. Online offerings are also being considered.

Project: Dongxi Zither

After being awarded the 2012 Godine Fellowship, I have learned to play basic chinese zither(guzheng) and guitar lutherie (building an acoustic guitar). The Dongxi Zither is currently on hold until further fundraising and development.