Julie Kanapaux earned a Bachelor of Fine Art in Painting with a Minor in Photography at the Ringling College of Art and Design, in Sarasota, Florida, where she was a Trustee Scholar and the recipient of the school’s prestigious Presidential Sculpture Award.
She is a contemporary abstract artist influenced by nature, whose work is about perception and the universal connection. Her unique fusion of graphics and fine art has produced inspiring works that tie physical spaces together and promote creativity. She has created several public artworks including a multi-story mural titled Momentum for the Alfred R. Goldstein Library at Ringling College of Art and Design (2017), and Beachcomber’s Sequence, in Pompano Beach, Florida (2018). She has been the recipient of several awards and has participated in numerous individual and group exhibitions.
Kanapaux is the owner and Chief Creative Officer of Kan Kan Studios and a member of the artist collective SARTQ. She has worked as an art consultant, graphic designer, illustrator, and adjunct faculty member at the Ringling College of Art and Design.