Julia Scheckel

juliascheckel20@gmail.com

 

Printmaker and illustrator currently attending University of Wisconsin Milwaukee to attain a BFA in Print and Narrative Forms. Accomplishments include being the recipient of arts related scholarships, participating in and coordinating group art shows, and managing a club for printmakers. Currently working as the Printmaking Lead at the UWM Studio Arts and Craft Centre.



 

Education

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee 2015-Present.

-Dean's Honor List, Fall 2016.

-Sophomore Honors 2016.

-Mary E. Van Deven Memorial Scholarship, 2017.

-Lee Ann Garrison Sketchbook Award, 2017.

-Greater Milwaukee Foundation's Dorothy G. and Ruth M. Smith Scholarship, 2018.

-Arrowmont School of Craft Scholarship, 2018.

-Dean's Honor List, Spring 2018.

Kettle Moraine School for Arts and Performance High School Diploma 2010-2015.

 

Exhibitions

Contemporary Craft Sale and Exhibition, Inova Gallery, Group Show, November, 2018.

Crossing Over Exhibition, UWM Union Art Gallery, Group Show, October, 2018.

MAPC Members’ Exhibition, Juried Exhibition, October, 2018.

UWM Print Club Show, Enliven Hair Salon and Gallery, Group Show, April, 2018.

Junior Scholarship Competition, UWM, Group Show, February, 2018.

Frame by Frame: A Celebrations of Animation, UWM Union Cinema, Film Festival, January 30, 2018.

UWM Object Show, Inova Gallery, Group Show, November, 2017.

Crossing Over Exhibition, UWM Union Art Gallery, Group Show, October, 2017.

Sophomore Scholarship Competition, UWM, Group Show, February 13, 2017.

First Year Program Show, UWM Union Art Gallery, Group Show, February, 2016.

Senior Portfolio Exhibition, Kowabunga Comics, Two Person Show, April 19, 2015.

Publications

Furrow Magazine. Volume 19 May 9th, 2018. Page 139.

 

Television

Drawing Introduction for “Dank Foodz”, Milwaukee PBS, Milwaukee, WI, April 8, 2017.

Special Projects

“Milwaukee: A Passionate Journey” Collaborative Printmaking Portfolio Including Four Artists, Organizer and Artist, Milwaukee, WI.

Holiday Card Commission, Set of 100 Linocut Print Cards for the UWM Development Office, Milwaukee, WI.

Graphic Design and Illustration, “Deadly Friend” Album Cover and Art Merchandise Designs, Milwaukee, WI.

Graphic Design and Illustration, GDR Studios, Logo, Business Cards, and Promotional Designs, Waukesha, WI.

 

Work Experience and Leadership

Printmaking Lead, UWM Studio Arts and Craft Centre, 2017 to Present

Responsibilities:

-Perform screenprinting preparation service upon request. This includes coating and burning screens as well as giving demonstrations on the full process.

-Management and maintenance of printmaking area in the studio.

-Inventory tracking for printmaking sales items and shop items.

-Live printmaking event set up and instruction for public.

-Instructor for drop-in workshops focused on drawing, sequential art, and printmaking.

-Instructor for formal workshops as follow:

“Workshop: Drypoint on Plastic”, UWM Studio Arts and Craft Centre, Milwaukee, WI, March 2018

“Block Printing with Linoleum”, UWM Studio Arts and Craft Centre, Milwaukee, WI, April 2018

“Zines: Comic Edition”, UWM Studio Arts and Craft Centre, Milwaukee, WI, October 2018

“Woodcut Workshop”, UWM Studio Arts and Craft Centre, Milwaukee, WI, November 2018

Awards:

Customer Service Award, UWM Studio Arts and Craft Centre, April 2018

Great Co-Worker Award, UWM Studio Arts and Craft Centre, April 2018

 

President of UWM Print Club, 2017 to Present

Responsibilities:

-Leader of countless meetings which range in focus from teaching printmaking, hosting visiting artists, group discussions, and group exhibition proposals.

-Author of grant proposals.

-Outreach representative for gaining new members.

-Organizational tasks to log accounting, materials, and maintain email lists.

-Social media administrator.

Volunteer, UWM Steamroller Printmaking Event, Milwaukee Maker Faire, September 24, 2017.

Coordinator, Print Club’s Live Printmaking Event, Kenilworth Open Studios, April 14, 2018.

Coordinator, UWM Print Club Show, Enliven Hair Salon and Gallery, April 19, 2018.

Volunteer, Firefly Art Fair, Kneeland-Walker House Wauwatosa, August 5, 2018.

Volunteer, UWM Steamroller Printmaking Event, Milwaukee Maker Faire, September 29 & 30, 2018.

Coordinator, Letterpress Printing Workshop with Team Nerd Press and Itinerant Printer, UWM Art Building, November 13, 2018.

Coordinator, Holiday and Winter Themed Print Sale, UWM Union Concourse, November 27 & December 5, 2018 .

 

Memberships

SGC International Member, April 2018- Present

Mid America Print Council Member, May 2018- Present

Special Skills

Printmaking

-Intaglio

-Screenprinting

-Relief

-Lithography

Photoshop

Alternative Photgraphy