Julie Fortenberry

Julie was born in southern California and moved to New York City to attend Hunter College where she received an MFA in painting. Her abstract artwork has been exhibited in New York galleries including White Columns, and the Whitney Museum of Art. She's illustrated several picture books, including Pirate Boy by Eve Bunting (a 2012 Children's Choice book).

Her recently published picture book, The Artist and the King, is her first book as both author and illustrator.

Julie now lives in Chatham County, NC where she shares a studio with her husband, Don.


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Detail from The Artist and the King, Alazar Press © 2014 Julie Fortenberry

Salon © 2011 Julie Fortenberry

Sadie Reading © 2012 Julie Fortenberry

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