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artist , educator

Julie Marie Karst Shield, American artist, educator.


Shield, Julie Marie Karst was born on March 28, 1933 in St. Louis. Daughter of Lansing Peter and Margaret Mary Shield.


Associate, Briarcliff Junior College, New York, 1953. Studied at, National Academy Design, New York City. Studied at, Art Students League, New York City.


Oil painting art teacher Buckingham Council Arts, 1995—1999, 2008. Owner, director Wooden Boat Art Gallery, River John, Canada, 1997—1999. Painting art teacher Longwood Center Visual Arts Farmville, 2000—2003.

Teacher multi-media art Holly Manor Nursing Home, 2001—2004. Member council Longwood Center Visual Arts, Farmville, Virginia, 2001—2008, teacher art workshops, Virginia, since 2008.


  • Other Work

    • Set designer: (plays) Ring Around the Moon, 1981. (films) Illegally Yours, 1987. One-woman shows include First National Bank of Palm Beach, Florida, 1984-1985, Buckingham Council Arts, 1996, 1998, 2008, Cumberland Court House, Virginia, 1999, Cheese & Company, Farmville, Virginia, 2000, Cafe Zelia, Farmville, 2002, 2005, Virginia Southside Community College, Keysville, Virginia, 2002, Pino's in Dillwyn, 2010, Riverside Cafe in Farmville, 2010, exhibited in group shows at Virginia Museum Fine Arts, Warrenton, 1988, Longwood Center Visual Arts Gala, Farmville, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, Hampden Sydney Music Festival, 1998—2010, Central Virginia Arts, Farmville, Potluck, 2005-2009, Buckingham Arts Council, 1995—2011 (Best of Show, 2007), Represented in permanent collections American Red Cross, Palm Beach County.


Vice president Central Virginia Arts Affiliate Virginia Museum Fine Arts, Richmond, 2004—2005, president, 2006—2008. Member of Daughters of the American Revolution (correspondent secretary 1971-1975, board member), Johns Memorial Episcopal Church, Buckingham County Council Arts 2007-2011, Longwood Garden Club (recording secretary Farmville 2008-2011), Buckingham Artists Guild (planning committee 1995—2008), Curdsville Community Center (secretary 2006), English Speaking Union, Palm Beach, Florida, Friends of the Library. Dillwyn, History Buckingham Inc., Audubon Artists Inc.

(associate), Art Students League New York City (life. Correspondent secretary 1964-1967), Buckingham-Dillwyn Garden Club (secretary 1996—2008).


  • Other Interests

    Museums, gardening, miniature horse.


Lansing Peter

Margaret Mary Shield