schumer Field of Possibilitiy, 60 X 48, mixed media canvas

Julie Schumer is a contemporary abstract expressionist painter whose works are bold and dynamic
as well as ethereal and mysterious.


Mood & Mystery

What is mood other than an emotional setting, an atmosphere, a feeling, a sensation? 

Winter Light painting by Julie Schumer


Dialogue With Blue

Blue evokes calmness, peace and tranquility, both the healing nature of water as well as stormy seas.  It also symbolizes introspective journeys, wisdom and depth. 


Dialogue With Black

Because black absorbs all light, it is a low energy color. Yet when placed against white, the resulting contrast is bold and energizing.

Julie Schumer Inner Tides I


Between Earth And Sky

Recently I have felt the pull back to an inclusion of elements of the physical landscape and begun a series of works exploring the mysteries of what lies between Earth (Nature) and Sky (Soul), and learning to live in that atmospheric, ambiguous space, fully stepping into it. 

Online Abstract Painting Workshops with Julie Schumer

Julie offers expressive, online abstract painting courses. These courses include pre recorded video lessons and live Zoom Q & A discussion sessions. They are designed for participants to take risks and loosen up while developing and strengthening their abstract painting skills, creative intelligence and their own authentic voice, thus enhancing their art.