Julie Read


9 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday. Weekends by appointment

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Professional Distinction: Commission/Custom Work, Consignment/Retail, Demonstrations, Exhibition, Instruction

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As a watercolor painter, and signature member of the Baltimore Watercolor Society, I choose to paint subjects that excite me because of their shape, color, history or simply because I love them. These subjects include farm animals & African Wildlife on handmade paper made from elephant dung, landscapes, and florals. However, my greatest joy is teaching watercolor to others.

This spring, I painted old tractors, an orchard sprayer and a linotype in the print shop next door, which were included in my recent “50 Shades of Rust” show at the Shenandoah Arts Council.

Currently, painting non-objective works have filled my days. I try to bring the concepts learned at workshops I attend back to my watercolor students. Mark Mehaffey and Jeannie McGuire, both enthusiastic instructors, have been a great inspiration.

Abstract in Red

Abstract in Red

Clear Brook Milling
Clear Brook Milling


Julie Read




BEHIND 222 S Loudoun ST, Wisecarver Communications personnel will direct you to Julie Read’s Back Lot Studio.
Winchester, VA 22601

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