Julie van der Vaart

Julie van der Vaart is a photographic artist and educator, born in Maastricht, The Netherlands (1988), living and working in Belgium.

After a Master in Fine-arts, Photography at the Media, Arts & Design-faculty Genk and a Master after Master program of Research in Art and Design at Sint Lucas Antwerp she did a one year residency at the Van Eyck Academy Maastricht. Here she focussed on the production of self pusblished photobooks of which Beyond Time (2017) was her latest.


In 2011 Julie was awarded the golden lens at the 33rd International Photo-Festival in Knokke-Heist (BE); in 2014 she was shortlisted for the Gomma Photography Grant and in 2015 for the Sony World Photography Award. She has exhibited in various group exhibitions, both nationally and internationally, most recently being including in The Museum of Photography, Den Haag (NL) 2011; House for Comtemporary Art Z33, Hasselt (BE) 2013; Power Station Gallery, London (UK) 2013; Museum M, Leuven (BE) 2014; Neue Galerie im Hohmannhaus, Augsburg (DE) 2014; Viaduct Gallery, Des Moines (USA) 2014; Face to Face Gallery, Tokyo (JP) 2015; Atelier Néerlandais, Paris (FR) 2015 and The Amsterdam Art Fair with Johan Deumens Gallery, Amsterdam (NL) 2017