julia kottal


B.A. Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Concentration,oil painting

Non-degree Solano College, Fairfield, California
Additional college classes for non-degree including:
Sculpture, Raku pottery, Navajo weaving and Perspective drawing

A.A. Polk College, Winter Haven, Florida


Waterloo Center For The Arts

Gilded Pear Gallery
Cedar Rapids, IA
Artist Invitational
Feb - May

Schwartzkopf Gallery
Cedar Rapids, IA
May -June

Cornel College
Mt. Vernon, IA
Cole Gallery
Artist Invitational Solo
November - December

Stewart Gallery
Grinnell, IA

Witter Gallery
Storm Lake, IA

Hall Perrine Gallery
Cornell College, Mt Vernon, IA

Gilded Pear Gallery
Cedar Rapids,IA
October - November

"Into The Blue"
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
June - September

Art at the Lincoln Cafe
Mt. Vernon, IA

"Leading Ladies"
Gilded Pear Gallery
Cedar Rapids, IA

"New Work"
Guaranty Bank & Trust
Cedar Rapids, IA

Quad City Arts
Art @ the Airport
Cedar River Artisans Group show
September - October

Coe College Alumni Exhibit
Cherry Building, Cedar Rapids, IA

"Midwest Summer; Light and Warmth"
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
June - August

Artisan's Sanctuary
Cedar Rapids, IA
Cedar River Artisans Group Show

"Lure of the Local"
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
February - May

Featured Artist, Mercy Medical Center
Cedar Rapids, IA
April - May

Featured Artist, Guaranty Bank
Cedar Rapids, IA
May - June

Legion Arts, CSPS
Cedar River Artisan's Group Show
"Guitar Voices"
June - August

Quad City Arts Center
Rock Island, Ill
Group Show CRA
June - Aug

Lowe Art Center
Marion, IA
Group Show CRA
September - November

Cedar River Artisan's
"Guitar Voices"
Valley Junction
Des Moines, IA

Blackhawk Community College
Moline, ILL
Group Show CRA
November - December

Featured Aritst, Iowa Artisan's Gallery, Iowa City, IA
Figgi "Salon" Art Museum Group Show: "Cedar River Artisan's"

Juried "Small Works" Show, Chait Callery, Iowa City, IA
NewBo Arts Festival Group show: "Cedar River Artisan's"
Quad City Arts 'Art at the Airport exhibition'
Juried "Artist Invitational"

Juried "Small Works" Show, Chait Gallery, Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa Theatre Arts,
Summer Repertory Theatre Building Exhibit,
"Artist Invitational"
Metro Gallery Tour,Campbell Steele Gallery, Marion,IA,
"New Work" artist invitation.

University of Iowa, President's home tour, "Selected Artist Works"
Juried "Small Works" Show, Chait Gallery, Iowa City, IA
'Artist Invitational' Alliant Energy Woman's Symposium, Featured Artist, Madison, WI
Coe College Art Department Alumni Show, Cedar Rapids, IA

Marion Home Tour, 'Selected Works'
Iowa Artisan's Gallery, Iowa City Featured artist
'Artist Invitational' Alliant Energy Woman's Symposium, Featured artist, Cedar Rapids,IA
'Gallery Walk',Campbell Steele Gallery, Marion IA,Featured artist

'Gallery Walk', Campbell Steele Gallery, Marion, IA
Featured artist

'Gallery Walk', Campbell Steele Gallery, Marion, IA
Featured artist
B.A. Senior Thesis Exhibition, Coe College,
Oil painting

Student Symposium 'Fields of Colour', Coe College
Oil painting


2002 Susan Lawson Bauma Prize in Art, Coe College, painting
2003 Susan Lawson Bauma Prize in Art, Coe College, painting


2010 Membership, juried Iowa Arts Council Artist Roster
2008 Emerge Midwest Art 'Zine' October Issue, juried
2007 Cedar Rapids Gazette, Iowa Press Citizen,
The Daily Palette, School of Art and Art History,
University of Iowa,
2003 Cedar Rapids Gazette, 'Community' April 18,
Coe College Student Research Symposium
Student Symposium 'Fields of Colour', Coe College
Oil painting

Gallery Representation

Gilded Pear, Cedar Rapids, IA

Related Experience Attended lectures
Elaine de Kooning UCSF
Wayne Theibaud UCDavis
Doug Young
Nancy Erskine
Kathleen Caraccio
Catalina Chervin
Larry Fink
Individual Critiques from:
Doug Young, painter and digital artist
Nancy Erskine, painter
Kathleen Caraccio, Mixed Media Artist
Catalina Chervin, Painter
Larry Fink, Photographer
Peter Thompson, Chair Coe College, Art Dept.
John Beckelman, Professor, Coe College
Priscilla Steele, Professor, Coe College
Sean Ulmer, Curator, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art 2010
John Beckelman, Coe College, Robert O. Daniel Professor of Art, Emeritus
Sean Ulmer, Director, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art 2015

Life experience:
Arts Director, Eastern Iowa Arts Director, Cedar Rapids, IA, 2009-2013
Facilitator/Artist/educator, Eastside Arts Academy, Cedar
Rapids IA, 2007-2009
Cedar River Artisan's : Collaborative Art Group
Adjudicator, Reflections Artist Competition
CRMA docent 1996-98
Art presenter, Grant Wood Elementary School 1993- 1997
Design and layout for Mercy Hospital Auxiliary publications, 1993-1997
Logo design and layout, St.Lukes Hospital Showcase
House 64 pg. publication, 1992 and 1994 editions
USAF Airman Times publications/cover art 1984

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA Permanent Collection
University, Miami of Ohio, Clarinet Studio
Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA
Terry, Lockridge and Dunn, Iowa City, IA
Millhiser Smith
Miami of Ohio
United Fire Group
Cabinet Studio and Lighting
Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA
Alliant Energy, Cedar Rapids, IA, (Public Art,associated with Eastern Iowa Arts Academy)