How I Became a Visual Artist with Julia Deckman

"I grew up in Annapolis, MD, raised and encouraged by my creative family. I fell in love with Charleston, SC when I attended the College of Charleston from 2003- 2007, & I decided to make it my home in 2012. I did not attend art school or major in the visual arts, and as a result I am a largely self taught visual artist. I primarily work with oil paints and have a studio in Redux Contemporary Art Center. I am constantly inspired by light and color; bold, vibrant and organic is how I would describe my artistic style. I aim to translate everyday instances into surprising moments of beauty" - Julia Deckman

Hear the rest of Julia's artistic journey in the wonderful video interview below by Motion Filmworks.  You can also read about her experiences as an artist in her blog posts, The Nitty Gritty of Life As An Artist, and Better Ways to Purchase Art.   

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