About the project

Julie Puma was born in Brooklyn New York. When she was six months old, her parents moved to a small Village in England, where she lived until she was fourteen. Currently she lives in Denver. She received her undergraduate from Western Illinois University; her first Masters is in art therapy from The School of The Art Institute in Chicago, and her second masters of fine art in visual art from Vermont College of Fine art. She worked as an art therapist for about twelve years, before deciding to retrieve the second masters in Fine Art.

Puma has shown her work both locally and nationally. Painting is her first love but she also shows work in photography and installation. She is full time faculty in the foundations department at  at Rocky Mountain College of Art and design in Denver.