Julie is multi-talented as a National Award Winning Graphic Designer & Artist. Her formal education includes a BFA in Fine Art from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Texas as well as a MFA in Web Design and New Media, currently in progress, from the Academy of Art University in San Fransisco, California. She has been commissioned for portraits, faux finishes & murals in many private residences & government buildings. Julie works in many mediums to include oil, acrylic, watercolor, digital-media & photography-just to name a few. She spent several years as the Senior Graphic Designer for the Public Affairs & Marketing Office of one of the largest military medical centers in the United States. She has also worked as an Official Army Photographer, Army Web Master, and Creative Director of her freelance design agency, Global Design Creative Services. Julie is an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) Photoshop CS4 and has a CompTIA A+ and Security+ certification.