Julie Baugnet received her Master of Fine Arts Degree from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Baugnet is Professor in the Art Department at St. Cloud State University and an active co-op member at Minnesota Center for Book Arts. She has exhibited widely, both nationally and internationally; her paintings and artists’ books are in numerous private and public collections, including the Walker Art Center Library, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design Special Books Collection, the Anchorage Museum of History and Art, and the University of Toronto Rare Book Collection in Canada. The excellence of Baugnet’s work has been acknowledged through a variety of residencies, grants, and awards, including a fellowship from the Atlanta Center for the Arts and a Jerome/MCBA Book Arts Fellowship. In Fall of 2015, she served as Resident Fellow at IAU College in Aix-en-Provence.