Bio & CV Julia Mandle Artist
Julia Mandle currently resides in Amsterdam after being based in NYC for over a decade where she founded and ran a non-profit organization devoted to performance and installation art. Her work has been shown internationally and presented by a wide range of institutions including The New Museum, Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, Storefront for Art & Architecture, Queens Museum, the Tang Museum, The Drawing Center, Leila Heller Gallery and White Columns. She has lectured on her art and interdisciplinary approach at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Documenta 13, Rhode Island School of Design, Parsons School of Design, and Pratt Institute.
A recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Julia Mandle has received support throughout her career from organizations including the National Endowment for the Arts, The Foundation for Contemporary Art, New York State Arts Council, The Jerome Foundation, the Consulate General of the Netherlands and more recently from the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK) and the Mondriaan Fund.
She has also served herself as a juror on funding review panels for the Rhode Island Arts Council and the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.
Mandle received a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Williams College and a Master of Arts at the Gallatin School of New York University. Additionally she has had artist residencies at Yaddo, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Guapamatacaro Mexico, Weir Farm Trust, and most recently at European Ceramic Work Center (EKWC) in the Netherlands.
The work of Julia Mandle has been published and reviewed in a range of journals including ARTnews, Whitewall Magazine, Washington Post, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, TimeOutNY, and Metropolis Magazine.
New York University, NYC - Master of Arts
Williams College, Massachusetts - Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors
EKWC, Yaddo, Weir Farm Trust, Guapamatacaro Mexico, and Baryshnikov Arts Center.
Funding & Grants
Mondriaan Fonds, Beurs Praktijkverdieping
Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunsten, Ontwikkelbudget
National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, NYC Dept of Cultural Affairs, Jerome Foundation, J.P. Morgan Chase, Brooklyn Arts Council, Morgan Stanley, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, and from The Consulate General of The Netherlands.
New Genre Panel for Rhode Island Council for The Arts, New York Department of Cultural Affairs, and New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships Panel.
Selected Solo Exhibitions & Performances
Newport Art Museum, Of Water & Bone by Julia Mandle & Gayle Wells Mandle, Newport, RI
Zuiderzee Museum, Acquisition Exhibition: An Immigration by Julia Mandle, Enkhuizen, Holland
Greater Reston Arts Center, Seats of Power by Julia Mandle & Gayle Wells Mandle, Reston, VA
Gallery 51, Teetering by Julia Mandle & Gayle Wells Mandle, North Adams, MA
Leila Heller, Gallery, Game II: Recent Work Work by Julia Mandle & Gayle Wells Mandle, NYC
Leila Heller Gallery, Game: Recent Work by Julia Mandle and Gayle Wells Mandle, NYC
Cabinet, Fabrication of Blindness, Brooklyn, NY
Transformer, Fabrication of Blindness, Washington, DC
Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, Paths To The Park, Pittsburgh, PA
Leo Kesting Gallery, Chalk Shoes To The High Line, New York, NY
Arte Projects for Prospect One Biennale, Hopscotch, New Orleans, LA
The Drawing Center Big Draw, Hopscotch (For WTC), NYC
Art Directors Club, Come & Have A Chicky Meal, Cuz You’re Gonna Love This Deal, NYC
Baryshnikov Arts Center, Fabrication Of Blindness, NYC
Van Alen Institute: Projects in Public Architecture, Variable City: Fox Square, NYC
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Erika, NYC
Storefront for Art & Architecture, Six Square, NYC
New Museum of Contemporary Art, When, NYC
Selected Group Exhibitions & Performances
Watson Institute & John Brown Center, Brown University, Crossing Borders, Providence, RI
Museum de Fundatie, Water, Zwolle, The Netherlands
New Bedford Whaling Museum, Thou Shall Knot, New Bedford, MA
Kers Gallery & Kunst RAI, Art Amsterdam Art Fair, Amsterdam, Holland
Pratt Manhattan Gallery, Dust, Dialogue and Uncertainty, NYC
Artists included: Jeanne van Heeswijk, Henriette Waal, and Maria Blaisse.
Eugene Tang Teaching Museum, Alumni Invitational, Saratoga Springs, NY
ArtEZ Just Another Day Art Festival, Eusebius Kerk, Arnhem, NL
The Apartment, Highlights of Artsy Online Gallery, NYC
Artists included: Do Ho Suh, Lauren Seiden and Diana Al-Hadid.
Fórum Eugénio de Almeida of the Eugénio de Almeida Foundation, Portas Abertas,
Leila Heller Gallery, In Stitches, NYC
Artists included: Ghada Amer, Louise Bourgeois, Kiki Smith, Christian Marclay and Tracey Emin.
Oude Kerk, Slow Loket, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Julia Street Gallery, Arte Projects at Prospect 1, New Orleans, LA
White Columns, Odd Lots: Artists Respond to the Work of Gordon Matta Clark, NYC
New Museum of Contemporary Art, Time Of Our Lives, NYC
Selected Press & Publications
Tolnick Champa, J., Director Norah Diedrich, and Curator Nancy Grinnell, Of Water & Bone, Exhibition Catalogue Newport Art Museum
Volmer, Suzanne, Of Water & Bone: Mother/Daughter Mandle in Newport, Artscope Magazine, July/August.
Jenkins, Mark, In the Galleries: Wells & Barnes Offer Many Seats but No Place to Sit Down, Washington Post, June 11
Eaton, William, Dirt Cookies and Savoring Not Only the Taste, Zeto Journal, Dec 8
Seven, John, Mother Daughter Artists, Berkshire Eagle, May 28
McClemont, Doug. Review: Game II, ARTnews, April
Julia Mandle in Conversation about Her Current Exhibition, Vertical, January 30
Lescaze, Zoe, Stiglitz, Freeland, Mandles Talk Art, Inequality, GalleristNY, Feb 20
Gladstone, Valerie, Game at Leila Heller, ARTnews, August
Donoghue, Katy, The Catalyst : Julia Mandle, Whitewall Magazine, Summer Edition
Kastner, Jeffrey, Julia Mandle: Identify, Julia Mandle catalog
Ramanathan, Lavanya, Grim Intersection of Life and Art, Washington Post, Mar 21
Mandle, Julia, Torture as Inspiration The Huffington Post, March
Moreno, Shonquis, Performance Uses City as Stage, ID Magazine, October 20
Graeber, Laurel, Spare Times: For Children, The New York Times, September 5
Gersh, Brittany, Walking & Chalking, Metropolis Magazine, April 24
Moreno, Shonquis, Julia Mandle: Press Pause, Contemporary Magazine, Winter
La Rocco, Claudia, Come and Have a Chicky Meal, Cuz You're Gonna Love This
Deal, The New York Times, October 12
Mandle, Julia, What Did We Bargain For?, The Huffington Post, October 12
Laster, Paul, Interview: Julia Mandle, Art Krush, September
Kimmleman, Michael, The Highs and Lows, The New York Times, December 25
Kimmleman, Michael, Inspiration from Real Estate Rejects, The New York Times,