Julia Arriola


Artist and retired museum curator from the Arizona Historical Society. In addition to my
passion for art, other areas of specialization are 1800s Tucson, costume, multiculturalism
and historic landscapes.


University of Arizona
Master in Landscape Architecture – Historic Landscapes 2007
Historic Preservation Certificate
MFA Sculpture 1996
BFA Sculpture & Metals 1992

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2022 SculptureTucson Park, Tucson AZ, Sculpture Festival
2021 SculptureTucson Park, Tucson AZ, Rough Terrain
2021 Contreras Gallery, Tucson AZ, Tucson
2020 Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ, Arizona Biennial
2019 Look Gallery, Bisbee AZ, Red and Day of the Dead
2019 Contreras Gallery, Tucson AZ, Small Things
2019 Central School Project, Bisbee AZ, Altered Books and Remake
2019 Contreras Gallery, Tucson AZ, Ex Votos
2019 Central School Project, Bisbee AZ, Finding Flight

2019 Contredas Art Gallery. Tucson, AZ, Tucson Small Things
2019 Cox Gallery Tucson, AZ, Recycled Art
2018 Raices Gallery Tucson, AZ, Mujeres, Borders

Solo Show:
2022 Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery, Tucson AZ. Powwows & Fairs

Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery

Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts Stedman Gallery
Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts
Works held in private collections in Santa Fe, NM, Austin, TX, San Francsico, CA.

Artes Magazine, 2020, Artist, Julia Arriola, in Conversation with Elaine A. King
Native American Art Magazine, 2022, Art & History

Graduate Fellowship, University of Arizona 1994
Joseph Pilaf Scholarship, University of Arizona 1995

Artist Residency:
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont 1992

Artwork to be Showcased