Exhibitor History

Julie Gautier-Downes
Spokane, Washington USA

Julie Gautier-Downes was born in San Diego and relocated to New York City in 2001, prompting her bi-coastal identity and interest in perceptions of home. She received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2011 and her Master of Fine Arts in Photography from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2014. In 2015, Gautier-Downes was an Artist in Residence at the Vermont Studio Center and won Best In Show for her installation in Guess You Had To Be There at the Peoria Gateway Building. In 2016, she won Best Still Life in the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts’ 2016 International Photography Competition and was awarded a Grants for Artist Projects (GAP) 2016 Grant from the Artist Trust. She has exhibited her work in solo and group shows across the United States and in the United Kingdom. Gautier-Downes has had her photographs published in Ain’t Bad Magazine, Dazed Digital, the Hand Magazine, Ohio Edit, and Phosmag. She currently resides in Spokane, WA.


Still Life/Life Still

Untitled Photograph
Still Life/Life Still

Untitled Photograph, paired with found photograph

Untitled (from Underway Letters series)