Julie Slattery was born and raised in Binghamton, New York. She received her BFA in sculpture from Alfred University in 2014. She currently resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico where she is one of the founding members and metal chaser at Los Ranchos Fine Art Foundry.
Slattery's sculptural work explores emotional responses of loss and attachment. The figures and objects she creates reflect sensations of unease, oddity, and a recognition of something that was or could have been. Interested in the processes of casting, the literal creation of Julie's work requires the destruction of an original object, often representative of crucial moments or experiences in her life.