The Healing Power of Craft: Panel discussion

The Healing Power of Craft: Panel discussion

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Date(s) - September 21, 2013
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Davidson Gallery - Design Block


Hosted by Cornish College of the Arts

Join us for part one of a two part event that explores the meaning, relevance & participatory nature of Craft related to wellness & our environment.

On Saturday Sept. 21, Julie Myers, Associate Professor for the Cornish College Design Department will present a lecture uncovering the historical relevance of Northwest Craft & its relationship to good health. Afterwards a panel of Northwest artists and designers will discuss their personal viewpoints about craft & wellness within an open forum for Q & A.

Biography:  Julie holds a MFA and BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Additional studies include: Parsons School of Design, Whitney Museum of American Art, Cooper Hewitt Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and Graham Foundation Studies. Julie is President of JMD Consultants with Awards including the ASID Award of Excellence, ASID Educator of Year for Washington State Chapter, SAIC Marya Lilien Foundation Award and the Allsteel Manufacturer Award. Selected publications include LUXE, Interior Design and Gray Magazine. Julie has designed for clients such as Pike Place Market, Washington State Convention & Trade Center, Marriott International, Inc., The Levy Restaurants and the Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Authority of Chicago. She is also working with Greenpoint Technologies as a contract designer on VIP Custom Interiors for Boeing Business Jets, 747-8s & 787s. She enjoys photography, painting and is also a Master Birder.Julie is an active member of ASID, IIDA & IDEC.


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