Julie Schumer Bio

Julie Schumer, a native of Los Angeles, California, lives and paints full time in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  She discovered her love of abstract expressionism at age 5 and paints large and medium format abstracts in a gestural and expressionist style.  A lawyer for many years, Schumer is self-taught.  Her work is shown in various galleries across the United States and is in numerous private collections. 

Latest News About Julie Schumer


With Karyn Mannix Contemporary
February 15-18, 2019 BOOTH 509
Palm Springs Convention Center
Opening Night, Feb. 13

Women Painters curated by Conn Ryder

Opening Reception: Friday, September 13 

Moberg Gallery, Des Moines IA»

Julie Schumer & James Koskinas show at Art San Diego

October 10-13, 2019

Julie Schumer’s work at the Moberg Gallery


BORN:   Los Angeles, California


1975 B.A. English, magna cum laude, UCLA, Los Angeles, California
1978 J.D., Loyola Marymount, Los Angeles, California

Art Studies at Art Institute, Los Angeles, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, and with artists Robert Burridge, Mira White, Bob Winston and Ed Gilliam


Julie has been exhibiting her work since 2004.  Here is a selection of her various exhibitions.  A complete exhibition record is available on request.

Solo Shows

2017  Calvin Charles, Scottsdale, AZ
2015  “Without Hesitation,” Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery, Lafayette, CA

Group Shows

2020, Art2Life International Juried Exhibition (October)
2020, “Rough Around the Edges, Jen Tough Gallery (online), Santa Fe, NM
2019, “Kicking Abstract and Taking Names,”  Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, IA
2018, Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery, Lafayette, CA
2017, Selby Fleetwood Gallery
2017, “Side by Side,” 2 person show at Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery, Lafayette, CA
2016, 2 person show at Louisa Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, Lubbock, TX

Art Fairs 

2020, Art Palm Springs, Palm Springs, CA
2019, Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
2018, Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
2018, Art and Design Market, Bridgehampton, NY
2018, Art Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
2017, Art Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
2016, Art San Diego, San Diego, CA

Museum Shows 

2011, Group show Arlington Museum, Arlington, TX
2006, Group show Lyman Allan Museum, Stonington, CT


2003 Award of Merit, Pastel Society of the Southwest, 22nd Annual Juried Exhibition