Julie Bradley’s work explores representations of plants and animals from the Australian landscape both indigenous and introduced species and the contrasts and tensions created by these elements. Her work is profoundly influenced by the natural environment and investigates the idea of connectedness. Works by Julie Bradley are held in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, the Australian National University, Canberra Museum and Art Gallery, the University of Canberra Collection, Bundanon Trust and the Lu Rees Archives and a number of private collections in Australia and overseas. Julie exhibits nationally and in the Canberra region and has been a practicing artist for over 30 years. She is also a dedicated and highly experienced arts educator.