Rocket Grants Program Coordinator

Julia Cole earned a BSc from the University of Sussex, a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and an MFA from the University of Washington, Seattle. She is the former chair of Interdisciplinary Arts at the Kansas City Art Institute. Julia has presented interactive sculptures and socially engaged artworks nationally, works as a curator and educator, and is a writer. Recent projects include collaborative public art commissions through the Kansas City 1% for Art commission and the Art in the Loop Foundation and a curatorial project called “Beating the Bounds.” Julia is a co-founder of an alternative experimental learning program called “Rad School,” and serves on the Mayor’s Task Force for the Arts.