Julia Morrisroe is an artist and Associate Professor in painting and drawing. Morrisroe holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Northern Illinois University and a Master of Fine Arts from University of Washington.
Exploring issues of consumerism and corporate ownership, Morrisroe has exhibited her creative research throughout the United States and abroad. Her work was included in the national traveling exhibition “Comic Release: Negotiating Identity for the New Generation” which originated at Carnegie Mellon University, (PA). Morrisroe's site-specific projects have been commissioned at Purdue University, Bakehouse Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University and SPACES. , and South Bend Museum of Art (IN).
Morrisroe serves on the Artist Services Committee of the College Art Association, writes exhibition reviews published by Sculpture Magazine and curates exhibitions. She has received grants from the State of Florida, Michigan and City of Chicago and was commission to complete a public art project for the Jacksonville Airport.