Julie Vetro is an interdisciplinary artist and educator living in Hamilton, Ontario. She works in a variety of media: photography, film, painting, sculpture and installation. Sound and audio are key components in her artistic practice. Her work explores the impact of musical cognition, perception, and appreciation on neurological function. She is especially intrigued by the complex interrelationship between music and sounds, and their compelling ability to evoke memory and provoke emotions.
Julie received a BA (2007) in Art and Art History from the University of Toronto/Sheridan College and a B.Ed (2009) from Brock University. She also studied film at Ryerson University in Toronto. Julie earned awards for outstanding achievement in studio work and was featured in annual publications by the University of Toronto/Sheridan College.
Julie was an artist in residence for over two years at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga. Some of the galleries she has exhibited at include: Gallery44, Red Head Gallery, Gallery1313, Justin M. Barnicke Gallery, the Living Arts Centre (Mississauga), Art Gallery of Peel (Brampton), Holcim Gallery (Milton) and Gallery Lambton (Sarnia). Julie has taught photography, film and visual art lessons at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga, and in school boards in Toronto and the GTA. She is also a member of Gallery44 and LIFT (Liaison of Independent Filmmakers in Toronto).
Ukulele Hiker 2018 Digital Print 16 X 20
Piano Hiker 2018 Digital Print 16 X 20
Deconstructing the Accordion 2016 Multi-media Installation (Television, vintage accordion case, video)
Accordion Buttons 2016 Digital Print 16 X 20
Numbered Keys 2016 Digital Print 16 X 20
Experiencing the Landscape of Fear 2013Multi-media Installation (Wooden structure – outhouse, light, video)
Animals #17 (Experiencing the Landscape of Fear) 2013 Digital Print 11 X 14
Humans #15 (Experiencing the Landscape of Fear) 2013 Digital Print 11 X 14