Julia Feld is a San Jose, California artist. She is a hand-builder and a painter. In her work she explores psychological and emotional issues of personal nature. She developed a highly personal style that incorporates narrative painting and ceramic sculpture in one work of art. She received her BFA in Spatial Arts, from San Jose State University, California and MFA in Visual Arts - Ceramic Sculpture, from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio.
For the past ten years she has been an active member of the ceramic community. She is a member of the International Academy of Ceramics (ICA), Switzerland; the International Ceramic Artists Association (ICAA), China; and an exhibiting member of the Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California (ACGA). Her work has been shown all over the US and internationally (Italy, France, China, Romania, Hungary, Latvia, Turkey, Serbia) at different galleries and museums. She has received numerous prizes and awards, the most recent are: 2019 Bronze Medal – First Teapot Competition, China; 2018 Grand Prize - Texas International Teapot Tournament, Houston; 2017 Honorable Mention - 3rd Cluj Ceramic Biennale, Romania. Her work was published in 500 Ceramic Sculptures, 500 Teapots and 500 Raku Lark Books publications. She is an adjunct professor and teaches Ceramics, Hand-building and Surface Decoration classes.