Julia Walther is a ceramic artist living and working in Washington, D.C. The daughter of a wood-worker and a violist, she grew up making everything from historical costumes to miniature ceramic animals and fruit baskets. She received a B.A. in Art History from Carleton College in Northfield, MN, and spent a year in the post-baccalaureate ceramics program at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her professional experience includes teaching ceramics at the George Washington University, Pewabic Pottery in Detroit and the Art League School in Alexandria, VA, as well as educational assistantships at Penland School of Crafts and Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. She completed a two-year residency at John Glick’s Plum Tree Pottery in Michigan, and is currently a resident artist at Red Dirt Studio in Mt. Rainier, MD.