Julie Snidle, an abstract painter and teacher, was born in Minneapolis, MN in 1955. With a degree in education she was a corporate training administrator in Dallas, TX before following her passion for art and painting. She is a discipline self-taught artist who has continued her art education since 1995. Julie has focused on encaustic since 2004 and is a Core Teaching Artist for R&H Handmade Paints. She has taught at the International Encaustic Conference held annually in Provincetown, MA, and she continues to teach workshops across the country. Julie’s work appears in numerous galleries and in private collections throughout the U.S. Julie now lives in Fairhope, AL with her husband, Will.