Julie Escoffier (b. 1989 in Lyon, France) lives and works between Tapachula (Mx.) and Lyon (Fr.).
Escoffier holds a BFA and MFA from École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Lyon (2013). She was the recipient of the Fondation Kenza grant in 2013, and did a postgraduate residency in Mexico City at the Escuela Nacional de Pintura y Escultura (La Esmeralda).
Escoffier mainly presented her work in North America, in several exhibitions or art fairs such as : Efrain Lopez Gallery, Chicago (2017); Salón ACME, Mexico City (2017); Biblioteca Vasconcelos, a group show organized by the Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City (2017); Gallery NIXON, Mexico City (2016); Material Art Fair with Breve Galería (2016); Museo Universtario del Chopo, Mexico City (2015); among others. Her personal exhibitions include Efrain Lopez Gallery, Chicago (2016); Les Territoires, Montreal (2014), Breve, Mexico City (2014); Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City (2013).
She also get granted by the Secretary of Foreign Relations (SRE) of Mexico in 2015 for a researching project she calls : Paleontology of photography; for her solo show in Canada in 2014, she have been supported by MAPPE, an ongoing mentorship and exhibition program in Quebec. She have been invited to many art residencies such as Casa Wabi Foundation in Mexico (Spring 2017) or La Esmeralda (ENPEG), CNA, Mexico City in 2013/2014 and then in 2015.
Recently Julie Escoffier starting assisting Alejandro Garcia Contreras in the management of a new artist residency which they founded in 2015 in the house where they reside and work (Dedazo Art Residency, Chiapas, Mexico). She is also co-founder of the curatorial project Kairos and member of the Matriochkas collective.
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