Julie Ezelle Patton’s live improvised performance work has been featured at literary and music festival and venues here in the USA and abroad. Her writing has appeared in Best American Experimental Writing, Brooklyn Rail, Big Energy Poets, What I Say, I’ll Drown My Book, Shape-Shifting/Transformation in the Art of the Book, About Place Journal, Rust Belt Tales, and elsewhere. New work is forthcoming in Letters to the Future: Black Women/Radical Writing (Kore Press).
Julie is the author of Notes for Some (Nominally) Awake (Portable Labs), A Garden Per Verse (or What Else do You Expect from Dirt?), and a creative housing project based in a 1913 binary building, Julie insists is living book, her magnum opus, or summa cum laude.
Julie is a recipient of an 2018 Acker Award, a Foundation for Contemporary Art 2015 Grants to Artists Award, Doan Brook Watershed Hero Award, and other compliments.
Julie plays with Cloud Flowers, her long-standing duo with Paul Van Curen. She will be presenting new work in the 2018 Vision Festival. Julie has also been selected to present her visual communication work in Front International Triennial for Contemporary Art (Cleveland, Ohio) July 14, 2018 through Septemember 30, 2018.