Biography

Julia Pallone was born in the Loire Valley in France. She moved to Ireland in 2006 and now lives and works in Kinsale, County Cork. In 2002, she graduated with a Masters in Fine Art from The Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Nantes, France, and simultaneously, earned a Master in Italian Humanities from Nantes University. She has also studied at the Accademia delle Belle Arti in Venice and at the Sorbonne in Paris.

Amongst others, Julia has shown work at the Glucksman Gallery, Uillinn Art Centre, The Crawford Gallery, and Galway Art Centre. She was awarded several art residencies In Ireland and Europe and received several bursaries from the Arts Council and Cork County Council.

Julia has a drawing-based practice which often leads the way to other mediums: every new project influences the materials she uses. She likes to devellop new skills and to face new technical challenges. Julia Pallone's interest lies in the possible occurences of metamorphosis. She likes to explore the fantastic in every day life, not as an intrusion in the real world, but as an inherent part of it.