Education:
Master of Fine Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. 2017
University of Zürich, Switzerland, 2014
Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, New Haven, CT. 2007

Exhibitions:
Action at a Distance, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, 2017
Backwash, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, 2016
Stay, Dress Shop Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2016
Always Already, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, 2016
Divers, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, 2015
Multifaceted and Polyamorous, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, CA, 2013. (SOLO)
Call for Entries, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, CA, 2013
The Oxford Prints, Humankind Fair Trade, San Luis Obispo, CA, 2012
Psychopomp, O’Connor Way Studio. San Luis Obispo, CA, 2011
Pink Honda and Organic Abstractions, Corkstop Studios. San Luis Obispo, CA, 2008
The Oxford Open, Modern Art Oxford. Oxford, UK, 2008
Spirit Rising, Yale Institute of Sacred Music. New Haven, CT, 2007
Cultural Passages, Creative Arts Workshop. New Haven, CT, 2007
Senior Project Exhibition, Yale University School of Art. New Haven, CT, 2007
Paint and Presence, Timothy Dwight College. New Haven, CT, 2006 (SOLO)

Curatorial projects:
Not for the Dead, featuring work by Sam Ashford, Ethan Green, Carlyn Perlow, Ashley Seong, Cameron Spratley, Bryan Volta and Jamie Williams. Curated in partnership with Shark Senesac. Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. 2016 

Co-coordinator of visiting artist program at Rutgers University, 2015-17

University-level teaching:
Painting 1a; Painting 1b; Color Theory (foundations)

Awards and honors:
Vermont Studio Center residency fellowship. Johnson, VT, 2008
Artist Residency. Corkstop Studios. San Luis Obispo, CA, 2008
Distinction in the Art Major for Painting and Printmaking. Yale University, 2007
Nominated for the Sudler Prize for Excellence in the Arts. Yale University, 2007
Mary Hotchkiss Williams Travel Fellowship. Guatemala City, GT. Awarded by Yale University Art Gallery, 2006
Distinction in the Art Major for Painting and Printmaking. Yale University, 2007
Nominated for the Sudler Prize for Excellence in the Arts. Yale University, 2007

Bibliography:
Gibson, Brittany. "'Action at a Distance' MFA thesis show demands to be felt by visitors." The Daily Targum, Feb. 3, 2017
New American Paintings, No. 121: Pacific Coast. The Open Studios Press. 2015
Weltner, Anna. “‘This painting knows what it is': Meet crime reporter and abstract painter Julia Hickey.” The New Times, Sept. 25, 2013
Woodard, Josef. “New Ideas in the Extended Neighborhood”. Santa Barbara News-Press. Oct. 4, 2013