About Julia


Richly colored and layered, Julia Kennedy’s oil paintings are complex renderings which seek to convey both passion and excitement. Each work builds upon itself organically, layer by layer and color by color as opposed to being constructed by design. Art has the ability to add beauty, wonder, and mystery to our lives. It is Ms. Kennedy’s hope that others will find these same qualities in her work, thereby transforming shape, color, and texture into a lifelong dialogue between the viewer and a living, breathing work of art.

Always interested in art, when Ms. Kennedy tried oil painting for the first time it was like being doused in gasoline and set on fire. She still burns. Julia Kennedy lives in Pittsboro, NC. Her studio is open during the Chatham County Studio Tour the first two weekends in December and by appointment.