About Julie Jilek

Julie Jilek is an award-winning, world traveling, freelance artist based out of Wisconsin.  Following the completion of a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting) from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Julie’s practice has evolved into a perfect brew of multi-disciplinary studio work, mural painting, and street art. 

Her work is represented in pubic and private collections across the country. National print publications include: American Artist - Drawing Magazine, Southwest Art Magazine, and Strokes of Genius: The Best of Drawing. Notable projects include Art for the Arts (2016), Wisconsin State Park Plein Air Painting Project (2010-2012), collaborative mural projects Beyond Gotham (2018) and Frozen (2019) at Minnesota’s Largest Candy Store in Jordan, MN, as well as recent album artwork for acclaimed musicians Peter Mulvey (2017), Dave Steffens (2015) and Ume (2018). Recent street painting highlights include a First Place Award at Baltimore’s Little Italy Madonnari Arts Festival (MD), Marietta’s Chalktoberfest (GA), Chalkfest at Arbor Lakes (MN), and Eureka Springs’s May Festival of the Arts (AR).

Keep your eyes peeled this Fall (2019) when Julie and her drawings makes their cable television debut in several episodes on the Travel Channel’s, The Dead Files. You may even see her in Season 12…

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