Julie Leonard

Julie Leonard has been making books and book-related objects since 1987. Prior to that she received a BA in History from Vassar College, worked for an independent record label in Boston, MA, and studied Graphic Design at the New England School of Art & Design. She was a Core-Fellowship student and Resident artist at Penland School of Craft in NC, and worked for a number of years as an independent bookbinder and craftsperson. She is currently Associate Professor of Book Art at the University of Iowa Center for the Book and maintains a studio in Iowa City, Iowa.