Julie Rae Powers: julieraepowers.com: 5404930718



2016 MFA Studio Art: Photography                        The Ohio State University

         Sexuality Studies Specialization

2012 BFA Studio Art: Photography                       James Madison University

2010 AA Liberal Arts: Fine Arts                           Virginia Western Community College



2019 Out of Hiding . McGraw Hill Gallery/ Columbus, OH

2019 Melancholy in the Midwest . Corkboard Show/Same Coin Press/IL
2018 Out of Hiding . Sean Christopher Gallery/ Columbus,OH

2017 IMAGEOhio17                                            Shot Tower Gallery/Columbus, OH

2016 “You Could Never Ask So I Could Never Tell”  

                                    New Image Gallery/James Madison University/Harrisonburg,VA

2016 “notitleanytitle*”          Urban Art Space/The Ohio State University/Columbus,OH

2016 ImageOHIO 16                                        Shot Tower Gallery/Columbus, OH

2015 “Blick von AuBen”                           Skylab Gallery/Columbus, OH

2015 “Discord and Discourse: 2015 in Retrospect”              Ease Gallery/Columbus, OH

2015 “Breaking Silences, Demanding Crip Justice: Sex, Sexuality, and Disability”                                                                                             Wright State University, Dayton, OH

2015 “Gendered Perspectives: An Investigation into Contemporary Identities”                      

               Juried by Jess T. Dugan/Hartmann Center Gallery/Bradley University/Peoria, IL

2015 “Julie Rae Powers: A Coal Miner’s Daughter Revisited” Osterman Common Room  

                                    Institute for the Humanities/University of Michigan/Ann Arbor,MI 

2015“Re-Imaging Gender”       Lane Hall Gallery /University of Michigan/Ann Arbor, MI

2015“Kinsey Institute Juried Show"                 Grunwald Gallery of Art/Indiana University 


2014“Blue Space”                                                             Mirage Gallery/Columbus, OH

2014“CHARTER”                                                               Mirage Gallery/Columbus, OH

2014“The Instant Nows”  OSU 2nd year show            Mote Gallery/Columbus, OH

2014“In Conversation”   Hopkins Hall Gallery/The Ohio State University/Columbus, OH

2013“Convergence” Dillon Schneider Gallery/The Ohio State University Columbus, OH

2013“Convergence”                                             Texas State University/San Marcos, TX

2013“Inter/Personality” Solo exhibitionDarrin-Mchone Gallery /Harrisonburg, VA

2012“Fibers Group Exhibition”                                    Pop Up Gallery/Harrisonburg, VA

2012“1st Juried Show”                         Wine-Riner Gallery/Larkin Arts/Harrisonburg, VA

2012“Representing Disabilities”           IVS/James Madison University/Harrisonburg, VA

2012”Gather: A Textile Event”                         Darrin-Mchone Gallery/Harrisonburg, VA 

2011”JMU Undergraduate Exhibition”         Artworks Gallery/James Madison University




2019 Ohio Arts Council: Individual Excellence Grant                              Columbus, OH

2017 Ohio Arts Council: Individual Excellence Grant                              Columbus, OH

2017 IMAGEOhio17: Honorable Mention                                                   RoyGBiv Gallery

2015  2nd place “Re-Imaging Gender”                                             University of Michigan 

2014  Howard T. Short & Burdette Augsburger Scholarship                        Columbus, OH

2014 “Looking At Appalachia Project”                                 Guest Instagram Photographer

2013-2016 Graduate Teaching Assistantship                               The Ohio State University      

2012 Senior Art Achievement Award Nominee                          James Madison University



Institute for the Research on Women and Gender at the University of Michigan



2016 Old Furnace Artist Residency                                                         Harrisonburg, VA



2013-2016 Society for Photographic Education    

2013-2016 College Art association

2013-2016 Graduate Student Art Club                        The Ohio State University



2019 Architect Magazine for Outpost Office

2019 “Set Music to a Wildfire” by Ruth Awad, Author Photo

2018 Columbus Alive “Arts Feature: Julie Rae Powers ‘Out of Hiding”

2018 OSU’s The Lantern “Photography project explores queer social bonds”

2018 614 Magazine “The Chosen Ones”

2015 Detroit News “U-M exhibit questions sexual stereotypes, assumptions” Michael H. Hodges

2015 Charleston Gazette “Photo Anthology aims to capture fresh portraits of Appalachia” Douglas Imbrogno

2015 Anthology of Appalachian Photographers. Sapling Grove Press. 

2011 Gardy Loo: Art and Literary Magazine of James Madison University.

2010 Matt Moran. “Local Artist Supports Rescue Mission,” WDBJ 7 News.

2010 Rosalind Stanley “Large and small alike:...” City Magazine


Teaching Experience:

Spring 2019- Adjunct-  PHOT2034-Intermediate Photography

Columbus College of Art and Design

Autumn 2018- Adjunct-PHOT2301-Photographic Thought/Instructor of Record


                                                                                                                                                          Columbus College of Art and Design

Spring 2018- Adjunct-  PHOT2034-Intermediate Photography

Columbus College of Art and Design

Autumn 2016- Adjunct- PHOT2301-Photographic Thought/Instructor of Record

                                      PHOT2034-Intermediate Photography

                                                                                                                                                          Columbus College of Art and Design


Autumn 2016- Adjunct- Art 2555- Intro to Digital Camera                                                                                 The Ohio State University


Summer 2016- Adjunct- Art 2555- Intro to Digital Camera

                                                                                                                                                                             The Ohio State University

Autumn 2015-Spring 2016 Art 3005-Intro to Darkroom/Instructor of Record                                                   The Ohio State University

Spring 2014-Spring 2015 Art 2555- Intro to Digital Camera/Instructor of Record                                           The Ohio State University

Autumn 2013 Teaching Assistant-Intro to Darkroom                                                                                         The Ohio State University


Other Experience:

February 2018- Present: Media Designer . McGraw Hill Education

May 2017- September 2017 E-Commerce Photographer                                                                                  HDS Trading Corporation

January 2017-May 2017: Junior Photographer                        Hudson's Bay Company Digital/Saks Fifth Avenue/Saks Off Fifth

June 2015-June 2016: Visual and Content Coordinator                                                                                    BikeFlights.com

June 2014-August 2014: Design/Photography Intern                                                                            Bull + Moose Menswear

January 2013-August 2013 Client Services Assistant, Office of the Registrar,                                 James Madison University

October 2012-January 2013:Customer Care                                                                                                                Photojojo

Autumn 2012: Sawhill Gallery Intern                                                                                                 James Madison University



2015-2016 Graduate Studies Committee                                            The Ohio State University Art Department



2016 James Madison University                                                Harrisonburg, VA

2015 University of Michigan “Personal Politics: Self-Investigation in Gender, Sexuality, and Family”                                                                                                                                                                             Ann Arbor, MI

2015 Otterbein University                                                                  Westerville,OH

2014 Otterbein University                                                                  Westerville, OH


International Education:

European Architecture Studies, Study Tour, May 2014

Filmmaking in Berlin, Berlin, Germany and Venice, Italy May-June 2015