Julie Lavender was born and brought up on the south coast of England but travelled a great deal in her childhood with her parents, particularly in the Middle East. She also lived in Nigeria between the ages of 8 and 11.
Inspired to take up an artistic career by her mother, who was a talented amateur artist, Julie Lavender completed a Foundation Course in Art and Design in the United Kingdom before undertaking a degree course in Printed Textiles. Subsequent to receiving her degree, she then worked as a freelance print designer in Brighton.
Julie Lavender works principally on mixed media collages and montages, often utilising torn and cut papers, pressed flowers and other three-dimensional objects. She also paints in watercolour and gouache.
She now makes a living as a design consultant for the gift trade and as a freelance designer of stationery products, including greetings cards and fine art prints. Julie Lavender is married and has one son
Gives the frame its character and provides the perfect setting for an artwork to be fully enjoyed.
Protects the artwork from dust and wilting so that it can be admired for many years.
Adds depth to an image and works with the moulding to enhance and protect the artwork.
Bonds to the artwork ensuring it is perfectly smooth and holds the whole frame together.
The artwork is carefully mounted in preparation for framing.