Julia Oehmke, a portrait
artist and sculptor, studied in the Classical Style at the
Drisi School of Fine Art and later at the renowned studio
of Koh-Varilla for sculpting.
She has been widely publicized in books and magazines, including
Newsweek online. Many of her works have been included in both
editions of the Chicago Art Scene book published by Ivey Sundell
which highlights Chicago Visual Artists.
A year long exhibit at O'Hare International Airport sponsored
by Arts in Action featured her work. Burnham Publishers choose
her painting "Freedom" for a book cover, "Native
Julia serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the
John Vanderpoel Museum and the Chicago Society of Artists.
Her portrait of the 9/11 fallen fireman from New York is
on exhibit at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C.
and then will travel to several states.
For further information contact Julia at
708-672-3255 or email@example.com
Art is limitless and it
compels me to work. We are creatures who need the near and
the familiar as well as the exotic. Art arises in the human
spirit beyond the reach of words, from the levels of our deepest
I have to find the reason for painting a thing. Actually,
I don't care whether a painting is representational or purely
abstract in its form, either it's good or bad.