Julie Upmeyer

Life Dates
b. 1980
GVSU Alumni Status
Alumna, 2003
Artist Biography
Julie Upmeyer received her B.F.A. from Grand Valley State University in Ceramics, Sculpture and Graphic Design in 2003. Her work as an artist has been highly influenced by the recycling of everyday materials, turning abandoned items into art. Her time spent in Istanbul, Turkey, working with ideas surrounding food, space, and the Internet, has also been influential in her art.