Julie Ford Oliver

Las Cruces, NM

An illustrator for more than 25 years, Julie Ford Oliver returned to fine art after her last child graduated from college. She currently paints in a variety of media allowing the subject matter to guide her choices. Working out of a spacious studio situated in Las Cruces, New Mexico, Oliver relates that she is happiest when she is at the easel.In addition to a one-woman show at the Americana Museum, El Paso, Texas, her work has been exhibited internationally and nationally in many shows including the book and exhibition Desert Echo Woman’s Museum, Dallas, Texas, and Along The Rio Grande at the Chamizal National Memorial, El Paso, and The Museum of the Department of the Interior, Washington, DC. Publications: Who's Who in American Art Desert Echo -Women Illuminate the Sacred. Author, J.S. Spier The Womens Museum: An Institute for the future in association with The Smithsonian Institution The New Creative Artist . Author, Nita leland North light Book The Artist Magazine , November, 2008 Confident Color. Author, Nita leland North Light Book