Julie Bolanz's Profile
Thank you for taking a minute to read about little old me!
My name is Julie Bolanz and I have been working primarily with gourds for the last 25 years and never remember a day that I wasn't dreaming of creating something or sketching.
I went to college for Fashion Design and an Advertising degree but,as life has a way of taking you down different paths, became a folk artist instead. Creating is the first thing I think of and the last thing as I try to fall asleep!
My gourds and patterns have been featured in national magazines such as Midwest Living,Best of Santas,Floral and Nature Craft,Tricks and Treats and the like. I also sell my work in two shops in the Ohio area. I love gourds so much because no two are ever alike and I value uniqueness! Its a great medium to wood burn which I love!!
I primarily love to create Santas,nativities, and…
- Joined December 29, 2010