Initially educated in Advertising Art & Design at Farmingdale University, Julie O’Daly, received her BFA in Art and Education, as well as a Masters degree in Communication Arts, at New York Institute of Technology. Following a twelve year career, as Fine Art Teacher, at Westhampton Beach High School and as coordinator of the school’s Art Department, Julie completed the Master of Fine Arts program at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University. Julie has also served as an Adjunct Professor and Supervisor in Art Education at Long Island University, Teacher of Summer High School Art Portfolio Workshops at the Parrish Art Museum and Enrichment Teacher at the Quogue Elementary School. Julie currently resides in Laurel, New York, enjoying farm life with her husband, daughter, horses, and chickens.