Julia is an Arts Manager, based in Dublin, Ireland. Currently General and Project Manager of PhotoIreland Foundation, co-running The Library Project, a unique gallery, library, and Art bookshop in Temple Bar, producing events throughout the year like the annual PhotoIreland Festival, co-programming seminars for the Critical Academy, HALFTONE print fair, while collaborating on ambitious projects like the EU Photography Platforms Parallel and Futures. PhotoIreland Foundation is dedicated to stimulating a critical dialogue around Photography in Ireland, and to internationally promoting the work of Irish-based artists.
Having overseen and managed many exhibitions, events, and projects, including EU photographic projects and platforms, Julia also runs personal curatorial projects. In 2019, Julia launched The Invention of Memory at Rathfarnham Castle and is currently working on the project’s further development. She is experienced in portfolio reviews, having been a visiting lecturer for two years at Griffith College Dublin, and holding one-on-one Portfolio Review sessions for graduate students at various stages of their projects. She has also participated as a Curator at the annual Speed Curating event hosted by Visual Artists Ireland.