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Julie Gilbert Pollard - Premium Artist

Phoenix artist, Julie Gilbert Pollard, paints in oil and watercolor in a fluid, painterly manner. Her painting style, while representational, is colored with her own personal concept of reality. 'The eye may see as a camera 'sees', but the mind's eye sees an altered, imagined image, what it wants and hopes to see. It's that illusive image, uniquely mine, along with a heightened sense of 'realness' that I try to express in my paintings. This world of ours is often a frightening and mysterious place, but it is filled with scenes and subjects that excite my eye and imagination! The magical allure of the natural world, and my reverence for it, compel me to attempt to capture its essence on canvas or paper.'

  • Sentinels by Julie Gilbert Pollard, oil on gallery wrap canvas<br>32 x 34 inches

    oil on gallery wrap canvas
    32 x 34 inches

  • Morning Bouquet by Julie Gilbert Pollard, acrylic on gallery wrap canvas<br>12 x 12 inches

    Morning Bouquet
    acrylic on gallery wrap canvas
    12 x 12 inches

  • South Yuba River by Julie Gilbert Pollard, oil on archival board<br>10 x 8 inches

    South Yuba River
    oil on archival board
    10 x 8 inches

  • Dillman's Creek by Julie Gilbert Pollard, watercolor on paper<br>14 x 11 inches

    Dillman's Creek
    watercolor on paper
    14 x 11 inches

Julie is the author of two North Light Books, Brilliant Color (oil & acrylic, 2009), and Watercolor Unleashed (2013), five videos for North Light Shop/, plus several additional publications.

She has given instruction in watercolor and oil since 1985 in numerous venues such as La Romita School of Art in Umbria, Italy and Cheap Joe's Art Workshops in North Carolina. Current (2014) venues include, among others, Scottsdale Artists' School, Shemer Art Center and Cynthia's Art Asylum in the greater Phoenix area, Mountain Artist Guild in Prescott, Arizona and San Diego Watercolor Society in California.

A frequent award winner, Julie's oils and watercolors have hung in numerous juried and gallery exhibits and she is a signature member of National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society, San Diego Watercolor Society and Arizona Watercolor Association. Her work is included in many private and corporate collections and is represented in Arizona by Esprit Decor Gallery in Phoenix and Raku Gallery in Jerome.

Dec '13

  • Rosa Carmela by Julie Gilbert Pollard, oil on archival board<br>11 x 14 inches

    Rosa Carmela
    oil on archival board
    11 x 14 inches

  • Tough Ol' Guy by Julie Gilbert Pollard, oil on archival canvas panel<br>11 x 14 inches

    Tough Ol' Guy
    oil on archival canvas panel
    11 x 14 inches

  • Play of Light by Julie Gilbert Pollard, oil on canvas<br>12 x 12 inches

    Play of Light
    oil on canvas
    12 x 12 inches

  • Wahkeena by Julie Gilbert Pollard, watercolor on canvas<br>20 x 16 inches

    watercolor on canvas
    20 x 16 inches

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