Julia AuBurn Johnson

On Instagram: @artbyauburn


I am a professional artist with over 10 years' experience in retail marketing, advertising design and the creation of custom fine art pieces. I am also a professional muralist with 4 years experience creating life like, large scale and 3D murals in corporate and retail locations.  My passion is creating high quality, beautiful, distinctive, and emotional art that exceed the expectations of my clients.


Western Connecticut State University – B.A. in Fine Arts Painting (Summa Cum Laude)    


      Appel award (for printmaking)

      Painting Award

      First place mixed media award

      Best in Show (street art)


      2011 - Chalk this Way Sidewalk Art Festival, The Colony TX

      2008 - Creative Voice Sculpture Barn, New Fairfield. CT

      2007 - Creative Voice Sculpture Barn, New Fairfield CT

      2007 - Richter Park, Danbury CT

      2005 - Molten Java, Bethel CT

      2003 - Housatonic Art League Railroad Show, New Milford CT

      2002 - Housatonic Art League Railroad Street Depot Show, New Milford CT

      2002 - New Milford Coffee Shop, New Milford CT

      2000 - New Milford Outdoor Art Festival, New Milford, CT


      Gateway Home Makeover

      Housatonic Art League

      New Milford Concerts on the Green

      Co-Founder, New Milford Library Art Show

      Co-Founder, "An Evening with the Masters" Program

      Charter Cable production of "An Evening with the Masters" Show


Director Of Marketing | G.E. Foodland INC. – Carrollton, TX

2011 - PRESENT         

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

      Preparing and presenting design proposals

      Developing and maintaining a consistent corporate identity

      Producing detailed drawings of interior color and design concepts

      Negotiating with and coordinating the work of contractors and other professionals

      Ensuring design projects stay within budget and meet key deadlines

      On-site inspections to ensure design projects are proceeding as expected

      Solving problems that might occur during the construction and installation phases

Artist | Trader Joe’s – Danbury, CT

2005 – 2010

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

      Maintaining a consistent corporate identity

      Designing, building, and painting, and installing massive, 3D murals

      Creating and implementing marketing strategies for product displays

      Creating and maintaining all display and shelf signage

      Creating catchy marketing phrases and verbiage

      Ordering art-related supplies and equipment as needed

Mural Artist | Blue Jay Orchards – Bethel, CT

2007 - 2008

Muralist, Portrait Painter, Artist | Self Employed – New Milford, CT

2003 - PRESENT

Owner | Eagle Graphics Web Design – New Milford, CT

2000 - 2004

Art Instructor | Self Employed – New Milford, CT

2000 - 2002

Cruise Ship Set Designer | Zsiba and Smolover – New Milford, CT

2000 - 2001


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