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balexander rook Stepping into Julie Brook Alexander’s studio, I realized that nearly everything has been altered from its original form. The drapes are hand painted, the sofa covered in collage and quilts. And on the walls and shelves are pieces of Julie’s personal history—paintings she’s made from her grandmother’s treasures, art books, theory books, dictionaries, and lots of collections—a grouping of fossils, rocks, kaleidoscopes, and a humorous quote pulled from her grandfather’s desk. During a morning visit to Julie’s studio, she revealed how her most recent body of work, Parables, Perspectives and Epiphanies was right there in front of her, a natural next step. WITH BEVIN BERING DUBROWSKI

ABOVE: Julie Brook Alexander (Houston, TX) Zen, 2014 Courtesy of the artist and Hooks-Epstein Gallery (Houston, TX)

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HOUSTON CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

Spot Spring 2014  

Published twice a year, Spot magazine features award-winning interviews on photography and photo-based art exhibitions in Texas, the United...