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Life science, mythology and culture merge in the paintings of Julie Newdoll
believes that biological systems and ancient cultures, their myths, and legends, have evolved in similar ways; that they reflect each other, and speak from our deepest roots.
Inspired by nature on a small scale, she
incorporates the delicate images captured with a microscope in many of her
Others pieces explore structures of macromolecules such as DNA
, and proteins using human figures to represent their building blocks, tenuous connections, balance, energy, and relation to our lives.
Myths become analogies for processes such as mitosis in her
latest series, Plato Dreaming, Cell Dividing.
The artwork of Julie Newdoll
has been featured on many journal covers, including Nature Reviews Genetics, and art publications such as Art Business News
Upcoming shows are at the New York Hall of Science and the Florence Biennale.
Recent shows include the Triton Museum of Art's Rose Shensen Gallery
, Stanford University
, Geron Corporation
and Millennium Pharmaceuticals
She completed a residency in the Czech Republic under the curator of the Modern Art Exhibits of the National Gallery in Prague.
She has a B.A. in microbiology from the UC Santa Barbara, and an M.S. in medical illustration from the UC San Francisco.
She is Director of Exhibits of YLEM, and Vice President of the South Bay Area Women's Caucus for Art.