Julie Curtiss was raised in Paris before moving to Japan, where she was heavily influenced by Japanese manga and anime. In 2010 she relocated to New York, currently working and living in Brooklyn. While known for her gouaches on paper, Curtiss also creates figurative paintings and sculpture. Curtiss’ work is represented in a number of museum collections, among which are Bronx Museum, New York; Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio; High Museum, Atlanta; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California; Maki Collection, Japan; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; and Yuz Museum, Shanghai. She is currently represented by Anton Kern Gallery in New York and White Cube in London.