Julie Crouch is a graduate of UCLA and Loyola Law School. When she retired from practicing law in 2002, she started taking watercolor classes and hasn’t put her brushes down since. She has studied with Gerald Brommer, Frank Eber, Tom Fong, Frank Francese, Fealing Lin, Barbara Nechis, Carl Purcell, Brenda Swenson, Mel Stabin, Joseph Stoddard, Christine Sullivan, Chris Van Winkle and other local artists.
Julie teaches watercolor weekly at the City of San Gabriel Community Services Department and at Creative Arts Group in Sierra Madre, CA. She is currently on the Boards of Watercolor West and Mid-Valley Arts League and has also served on the Board of National Watercolor Society.She is a Signature Member of Watercolor West and Western Colorado Watercolor Society. Her work has been juried into several national exhibitions and she received the Valley Watercolor Society Top Honors Award in their 2012 and 2015 juried exhibitions. Julie lives in Southern California with her husband of over 35 years, Chuck Crouch.