Julia Mead



Denver Colorado 



2016 Teacher of Record for Art Photography/Digital (on-line), Tyler School of Art


 2016 Summer Photography Camp Instructor, The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center (PPAC)


2013-2016 Street Photography and Editing Tools Instructor, Tyler School of Art Continuing Education


2015 Teacher of Record for Art Photography for Academic Students, Tyler School of Art


2014-2015 Photography Instructor, The University of the Arts Continuing Education


2013-2015 Graduate and Teaching Assistant in Photography Program

Writing Intensive Senior Seminar with Byron Wolfe

Visual Studies and Digital Photography with Steven Berkowitz

Photo Process Workshop with Martha Madigan (2 semesters)


2009-2011 Associate Director, (m(eye)environment and the Digital Summer Camp in Philadelphia 






MFA in Photography (Tyler School of Art) 2015

BFA in Photography (The University of the Arts) with President’s Award 2009






Graduate and Teaching Assistantship (Tyler School of Art)

President’s Award (University of the Arts):

“The President’s Award is bestowed on one graduating senior from each college who, over the course of his or her time at the University, has demonstrated academic and artistic excellence of the highest order. The winning students presented work that was conceptually rigorous, artistically adventurous, collaborative and entrepreneurial.”

Olympus E-30 Camera Competition Winner:

“Olympus outfitted 10 students [at the University of the Arts] with its new E-System digital single lens reflex (DSLR) cameras and lenses and issued a challenge: Have your top photography students unleash their creativity and test the E-30’s new in-camera creative features. At stake: a full E-30 DSLR outfit for the student who submitted the best images. - The eye of a photographer. The vision of an Artist”

Peter’s Valley Award Scholarship


The Silicon Gallery Digital Award

Lorraine and Ben Alexander Award- Juried Nomination

Mabel Johnston Scholarship

E. Steinbright Scholarship

The Janzten Family Scholarship

Promising Artist Grant








Killing the Cure, The Random Tea Room, Philadelphia, PA

Twist my Arm. Fall 2015, The Goldilocks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Cast by the Sun. Summer 2015, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane, Australia and Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Long Hots. Summer 2015, Parsons New School for Design, New York, NY

No Meat in Team. Spring 2015, Group show at the Icebox at Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA

We have only just opened our eyes. Spring 2015, Solo MFA Exhibition Temple Contemporary, Philadelphia, PA

A Generous Medium, Winter 2015, Group show in the President’s Office at the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Graphic Coordinates [39.9500° N, 75.1667° W] (Queensland College of Art) Brisbane, Australia

PROP (Tyler School of Art Atrium Gallery) PA

m(eye)environment (Fels Community Center) PA

Women & Aging: (R)evolution (The Free Library of Philadelphia) PA

Breaking Boundaries II (Pingyao International Photography Festival) Pingyao, China

Fotofestiwal International (FotoFactory) Ludz, Poland

Interpretive Portraiture (The Sam Quinn Gallery) Curator, PA

We Make Pictures (The F.U.E.L. Collection) PA

2008 Annual Juried Exhibition (The Perkins Center for the Arts) NJ