Julia Dzikiewicz was born in a log cabin during a snowstorm. Her only friend as a child was a bee named Harvey. She loved playing with Harvey, learning her stinging wit from his nature and enjoying the wax that he produced. In fact, she was so enamored by his wax that she decided to start using it to create art.


Solo and Group Exhibitions


“2021 Glass National,” Vulcan Gallery, W-16, Workhouse Arts Center, Virginia.
9th annual international 2021 FL3TCH3R Exhibit: Social and Politically Engaged Art .,Reece Museum, TN
“Hear Us” by The Art As Healing Foundation, online show.
Citizens Climate Lobby art show on Climate Justice.
The Right to Vote,” Vulcan Muse Gallery, Virginia, solo show


The Right to Vote,” Vulcan Muse Gallery, Virginia, show runs until Jan 30, 2021
“Colors of Fall,” Workhouse Arts Center, Virginia, show runs until Jan 11 ,2021
“She Persisted,” Pollak Gallery, Monmouth University, New Jersey, Virtual Solo Show,
Virtual Juried Art Show,” Shoreline Arts Festival, Washington
WETA, video  about my work and process

“Women’s Suffrage,”  Studio 503 Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Virginia . Solo Show
“7th annual International 2019 FL3TCH3R Exhibit: Social and Politically Engaged Art”, Reece Museum , East Tennessee State University, Tennessee .  A catalogue is available. My artwork won the  Robert J Alfonso” award.
“Beyond Me Too,” Pollak Gallery, Monmouth University, New Jersey ( click here to see News 12 review)
“Art of Protest”, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fredericksburg Gallery, Virginia
“Folksy,”  Kay Daugherty Gallery, AnnMarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center, Maryland 

“Pink Hat Protest Paintings”Art League Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia,  solo show
“Global Warming,” Building 5 Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton Virginia, solo show
“The Human Experience”, Fraser Gallery, Artspace, Richmond, Virginia, solo show
“In Light”, McGuire Woods Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, W-16, Lorton Virginia
“Northwest Arts Center’s Americas 2018: All Media exhibition,”Minot State University,Minot ,North Dakota
53rd Annual Summer Show,” St. Tammany Art Association, Louisiana
“May Open Exhibition,” Art League Gallery, Alexandria ,Virginia
“Summer Small Works,” NAWA Gallery, New York, New York
“Value Exhibit”, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia
“Founding Artist Exhibition”, Vulcan Muse Gallery, Building W-16, Lorton, Virginia
“Women on Women,” Corner Store Gallery , Capitol Hill , Washington Dc

“Painting Politics as Metaphor”, Larkin Arts, Harrisonburg, Virginia, solo show
“Protest to Power”, BlackRock Center for the Arts, Maryland, solo show
“Wax and Light”, Building 5 Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, Virginia solo show
“Iconographic Visions”, Buchanan Partners Art Gallery, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Manassas, Virginia, two person show
“October Open Exhibit”, Art League Gallery, Alexandria Virginia
“National Juried Show 2017,”  Larkin Arts, Harrisonburg, Virginia
“TAGteam”, TAG gallery, Torpedo Factory, AlexandriaVA
“Sense of Place”, Castle Hill Gallery,10 Meetinghouse Road, Truro, MA
“Alternative Facts: Layers of Wax”, Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown Mass

“Art and Politics : Recent Work by Julia Dzikiewicz,” Building 5 Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Virginia , solo show
“Contradictions”, TAG gallery, Torpedo Factory, Virginia , solo show
“Artist as Maker, Thinker, and Feeler National Juried Show,” The Cade Art Gallery,MD.
“Women’s Work,” Site 3, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria Virginia
“Mini Max”, Art League Gallery, Alexandria Virginia
“Op Ed”, Art League Gallery, Alexandria Virginia
“National Juried Exhibition,” Larkin Arts, Harrisonburg Virginia
“23rd National Juried Exhibition,” Art Institute and Gallery, Maryland
“2016 Juried Show” at the Jacksonville Center for the Arts,”  Virginia.
“Art is Politics”, Touchstone Gallery, Washington Dc
“Third Annual Juried Show”, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Manassas

“Feminist Series”, Artworks Gallery, Richmond Virginia , solo show
“Color Me Surprised”, Workhouse Arts Center,Virginia, solo show
“Shark!”, “Artomatic”, Hyattsville, Maryland“Heroes & Villains: exploring archetypes through art”,Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center – Main Gallery & Sculpture Garden , Maryland
“Visions of Courage, Impressions of Service: International Artworks for the Fairfax 2015 World Police and Fire Games”, International Juried show,W-16 Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Virginia, works selected by Helen Frederick
“Dimensions”, TAG gallery, Torpedo Factory Arts Center,Virginia
“Art Speaks on the Bay”, Virginia , works selected by Jill Jenson
“New Artists Show”, Target Gallery, Alexandria Virginia
“Workhouse Arts Center Directors Collection”, Workhouse Arts Center, Virginia (ongoing in 2015)
“March 150”, Target Gallery, Virginia
“What’s On Your Mind?”, Strathmore Mansion, Maryland

“MPA ArtFest”,Virginia, solo show
“From Suffrage to Secretary of State”, Workhouse Arts Center, Solo Show, Virginia
“(e)merge”, Washington , Dc
“Artist Member Exhibition”, GRACE, Virginia, works selected by Helen Frederick
“Art Speaks on the Bay”, Bay School Community Arts Center, catalogue
“Identification”, Target Gallery, Virginia, Best in Show
“ColorField”, Art League Gallery, Virginia
“March 150”, Target Gallery, Virginia
“International Mail Art Exhibition”, Richmond Art Gallery, Canada

“Women’s Suffrage”, Workhouse Center for the Arts, Building 5,Virginia, solo show
“2013 SAAG National Juried Show”, Southern Appalachian Artist Guild, Georgia
“Artomatic”, Frederick Maryland, September show
Gallerydz app, visual design including icons
“Art in 14 Directions”, Frame Factory, Virginia
“Incarceration: Visions of Confinement”, Workhouse Center for the Arts, Building 16, Virginia

“Wax Works”, Athenaeum Gallery, Virginia, September
“Encausticon 2012”, Gallery Nord, San Antonio, Texas
“Commerce”, Gallery 16, Workhouse Center for the Arts
“Art from the Workhouse”, Artomatic, Crystal City Virginia
“Iron Jawed Paintings”, Workhouse Center for the Arts, Virginia
“March ARTreach”, Target Gallery, Virginia

Continuous shows at the Workhouse Center for the Arts in Virginia
Internet website design, Gallerydz.com, juliadzikiewicz.com, everybodywinsdc.org and fireballforward.com(graphic design)

“Art of Passion,”  Workhouse Center for the Arts, solo show
“Global Warming”, Arlington Central Library, Arlington Virginia, solo show 
“Art MD 2010”, Howard County Center for the Arts, Ellicott City Md, and works selected by Jack Rasmussen, Director and Curator of American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center
“Systems Failure”, Target Gallery, Virginia

“Artist of the Month”, R&F Paints website
“Synergy”, featured artist at Main Gallery, Building Five, Workhouse Center for the Arts
“Artist of the Month”, online show at R&F Paints, http://www.rfpaints.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=66&Itemid=93 “Aromatic”, solo show, Washington DC
“Red, White and Blue”, Workhouse Center for the Arts, Virginia
“Real/Unreal”, Art League, Virginia, works selected by Judy Jashinsky
“12th Annual Juried Show”, Gallery West, Virginia, works selected by Joey Manlapaz 2008
“Art Notes”, The University of Phoenix, Virginia, works selected by Kevin Sheehan and Marti Kirkpatrick
“Interplay: Humanity and Nature”, Art League, Virginia, works selected by Rosemary Luckett.
“35th Annual Juried Competition”, Masur Museum of Art, Louisiana, works selected by Carole Robb

“Jurors Award”, “National Juried Show ,” Larkin Arts Virginia, juried by Jonathon McMillan, 2017
“Honorable Mention”, “Third Annual Juried Show”, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Virginia 2016
“Juror’s Award”, “National Juried Show “, Larkin Arts, Virginia , juried by Gary Freeburg, 2016
“Whurk Magazine”
, cover of March 2016 issue
“Workhouse Arts Center Directors Collection”, selected for honorary show and title by Brett John Johnson, Dale Marhanka, Debra Yarrington, Peter Winant, and Chris Neptune, Workhouse Arts Center, Virginia  2015-2016
“Best in Show”. Target Gallery, awarded by Dara Engler, Virginia 2014
“Collector’s Showcase” award, Workhouse Center for the Arts, Virginia, 2012
Honorable Mention, “Art Notes”, University of Phoenix, Virginia
2008, works selected by F. Lennox Campello
Third place prize, “The 33rd Annual Juried Competition”, Masur Museum of Art, Louisiana, 2006, works selected by Henry Finkelstein.
Finalist, “The Artist’s Magazine” 2004 Art Competition, Experimental Category
Third place prize, “6th Annual All Media Competition”, Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC, 2004, works selected by Joe Shannon, former Curator of the Hirshhorn Museum.

Selected Articles
“In the galleries: Strangely familiar objects for the eyes and ears”, article by Mark Jenkins for the Washington Post, 2017, 
“Whurk Magazine:Virginia Cultural Magazine”, 2014
“Women on Display”, Northern Virginia Magazine, 2014 http://www.absolutearts.com/artsnews/2012/10/03/artspublish/2348915694.html http://theladymade.wordpress.com/2011/09/02/julia-dzikiewicz-at-the-art-prison/
html http://www.alextimes.com/news/2010/aug/19/the-establishments-meltdown/ “Synergy”, Lorton Valley Star, 2009
“Things to Do”, Springfield Connection, 2009
“Raised Consciousness”, Élan Magazine, 2005
“Local Artist’s Show Memorializes 9/11”, Gloucester-Mathews Gazette, 2003
“Nine Artists Awarded in Gallery 76 Show”, the Wenatchee World 2002
“Hearts Afire: An Array of Sweetness and Light”, the Washington Post, 2002

TV reviews

Permanent collections
Lucy Burns Museum, Virginia
R&F Paints


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