Education  

2014 - 2015         Certificate of Craft, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR

2012 - 2014         Student, Ceramics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

1999 - 2004         BS in Biology and Psychology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM


Honors and Awards

2015                      "Friends of Arrowmont" Scholarship, Arrowmont School or Arts and Craft, Gatlinburg, TN

2014 - 2015          Oregon College of Art and Craft President’s Scholarship, Portland, OR

                             Commended Scholar, Oregon College of Art and Craft

2012                     Ghost Ranch Student Scholarship, Abiquiu, NM

2011                     2011 Celebration of Clay Award of Merit, San Antonito, NM


Group Exhibitions

2017                    Velvet Minds, 5G Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

2015                    Generative Consensus, 10th and Hoyt, Portland, OR

                            Post Baccalaureate/Certificate Thesis Exhibition, Hoffman Gallery, Portland, OR

                            Off the Table!, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, MO

                            OCAC Ceramics Juried Exhibition, Centrum Gallery, Portland, OR

                            OCAC Ceramics Juried Show, OCAC Ceramcis, Portland, OR

2014                    OCAC Book Arts Juried Exhibition, Centrum Gallery, Portland, OR

2012                    2012 Celebration of Clay, Ghost Ranch Museum, Abiquiu, NM

2011                    2011 Celebration of Clay, Old School House Gallery, San Antonito, NM 


Bibliography

2014                    “Meet Julia Shahvar,” The Slip Trail, 2014. http://www.thesliptrail.com/?s=julia+shahvar


Workshops Attended

2015                    "Evocative Animal Heads" with Russell Wrankle, Arrowmont School of Arts and Craft, Gatlinburg, TN, June 14-20

2015                    Oregon College of Art and Craft Workshop with Sunshine Cobb, Portland, OR, March 6

2012                    Ghost Ranch Workshop: “Making it My Way,” Abiquiu, NM, September 21-23