• Art + Design

Julia Hechtman

Associate Teaching Professor, Deputy Chair

Julia Hechtman is a Boston-based visual artist who makes works dealing with issues of agency and control, absence and presence and real-time experience in her multi-faceted studio practice. Through the roles of landscape and memory in identity production, Hechtman contemplates the familiar in new ways.In 2019 Hechtman was a Fulbright Scholar to Iceland where she taught at Listahaskoli Islands and worked on her creative project, “Not Once,” a series of videos that question the role of landscape in identity production.


  • MFA, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • BFA, Syracuse University

Research Interests

  • Experimental approaches to video and photography
  • Landscape
  • Personal Narrative