intersections of art and science

Julie's Art

Julie’s Art!


Julie Martinez


Julie has been a renowned scientific illustrator for over 40 years. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point with a degree in Fine Arts and Biology.  Julie began her career in Scientific Illustration at the University of Minnesota creating graphics and illustrations for the medical field. In the late 1980s she began a freelance career as a Natural Science Illustrator working with studios, museums, universities and publishing companies. Her work has been shown in museums and galleries across the country. She has been a featured artist at shows in The Smithsonian and Kew Gardens, London. Julie has also been an instructor at the Minnesota School of Botanical Art.

Julie is semi-retired but will, on occasion, take commissions that interest her as long as there is no timeline pressure.  She works as time allows, so please do not contact her if you are in a rush!  You may contact Julie by clicking below.  Due to Julie’s demanding schedule, please allow several days for a response.