Julia Brown Turrell, Museum director. Member Association Art Museum Dirs.
Turrell, Julia Brown was born on March 9, 1951 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Winthrop Gilman and Peggy (Bell) Brown.
Bachelor, Sarah Lawrence College, 1972.
Docent, National Gallery Art, Washington, 1973-1974;
art historian, General Services Administration, Washington, 1974-1975;
project manager, General Services Administration, Washington, 1975-1980;
curator, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, 1980-1981;
curator, Museum Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1981-1983;
senior curator, Museum Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1983-1986;
director, Des Moines Art Center, 1986-1991.
Member Association Art Museum Dirs.
Married James Archie Turrell. Children: Sophia, Arlan.