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2006MVA, Sydney College of the Arts
1988Dip Ed Sydney College of Education
1980Dip FA Prahran College of Fine Art, Melb
2022Thresholds: Underlands (collaboration with Lisa Jones), Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney
Undercurrent, Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney
2021Thresholds (collaboration with Lisa Jones), Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney University (curated by Claire Taylor)
2020Thresholds: a chorus, MAC Gallery Hobart (collaboration with Lisa Jones + in partnership with DARK MOFO ) cancelled due to COVID19
2018Prelude to Oceans From Here, ACP Gallery, Sydney (curated by Allison Holland)
2016Dark Matter, Manly Regional Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney
Consilience: As The World Turns, MAMA Art Museum Albury, Victoria
2014Ephemeral Coast, Mission Gallery, Swansea Wales GB. (curated by Celina Jeffery, Ottawa University)
2011Sculptural Forms, Glasshouse Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie, NSW
2010Julia Davis, Conny Dietzchold Gallery, Sydney
2009Julia Davis, Peloton Gallery, Sydney
2007In Relation, Peloton Gallery, Sydney
2006Towards Perigee, Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney
2003Divesting Skin, Sydney College of the Arts
2000Past Tense, Manly Regional Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney

Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship finalist exhibition, SCA Gallery, Sydney University

Powerhouse Late, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney (curated by Jane Sheldon)

2021Shifting World, Salamanca Art Centre, Hobart TAS (curated by Ellina Evans)
Reflection/Submersion, Janet Holmes á Court Gallery, Perth WA (curated by Laetitia Wilson)

Herself, Queen Victoria Art Gallery and Museum, Launceston Tasmania

National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery, VIC (in collaboration with Lisa Jones)  

Paul Guest Art Prize, Bendigo Regional Gallery VIC (in collaboration with Lisa Jones) 

2019Mountains Become Islands, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney (curated by Alanna Irwin)
Oceans From Here, Gosford Regional Gallery, NSW ( National Regional Gallery tour 2020/1,curated by Allison Holland )
2018Tidal, Devonport Regional Gallery, Tasmania
GCS Art Prize, GCS Gallery, Sydney
These Waters Have Stories To Tell, Glynn Vivian Gallery, Swansea, Wales UK (curated by Celina Jeffery)
2017Seeing Science, GCS Gallery, Sydney
In and beyond the space of the Roman Forum, Macquarie University Gallery, Sydney (curated by Rhonda Davis)
BE: Live The City, Customs House, Sydney
Turtles All The Way Down, Blindside Gallery, Channels Festival, Melbourne (curated by Anita Spooner)
Greyscale, Drawing Projects UK, Trowbridge UK
Semionauts – 3 Essays in Creative Filmmaking, Kings Leap, Brooklyn NY (curated by Anita Spooner)
2016Curtain Call, Blindside Gallery, Melbourne
Ku-ring-gai PH + Science > Project, Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney
Greyscale, Glasshouse Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie, NSW. Mackay Artspace Museum
Drawing Conversations, Rayner Hoff Project Space, National Art School, Sydney
Consilience: As The World Turns, Oriel Science Museum, Wales UK
Over View, International Festival of Video Art, Willem 11 Fabriek, The Netherlands. Cine a Dos, Koulikoro, Mali
2015Greyscale, Rayner Hoff Project Space, National Art School Postgraduate Centre, Sydney
Over View, International Festival of Video Art, Museo de Arte Diseno Contemporaneo, San Jose, Costa Rica. Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, City University of Hong Hong, China. Art Cinema Zawya, Cairo, Egypt. Fort Mason Center for Art & Culture, San Fransisco USA. Museo da Imagem e do Som, Sao Paulo, Brazil. UNSW Gallery Sydney, represented by DLUX Media Arts, Sydney
2014reSATURATEryb, GCS Gallery, Sydney (curated by Nicholas Tsoutas)
GCS Art Prize, GCS Gallery, Sydney
Over View, International Festival of Video Art, Cultureel tetras de Kaaij, Nimegen, The Netherlands. SOMArts Gallery, San Francisco USA (World Tour 2015), represented by DLUX Media Arts, Sydney
Spaced: Art Out of Place (National tour) Latrobe Regional Gallery Victoria, Swan Hill Regional Gallery Victoria, Bunbury Regional Gallery WA, The Cannery Arts Centre WA
38th Alice Art Prize, Araluan Art Centre, NT
The Unpredictable Creative Power of Nature, Conny Dietzschold Gallery Sydney
2013Friday 13th, The British School, Rome
Spaced: Art Out of Place, (National tour) Plimsoll Gallery Hobart, Vancouver Arts Centre Albany WA,
Alcoa Mandura Art Gallery, WA, Geralton Regional Art Gallery WA
INTER_PLAY, Conny  Dietzschold Gallery Sydney
2012Spaced: Art Out of Place, IASKA Biennale, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle WA
Drawing Lines in the Sand, Cockatoo Island, Sydney (curated by Claire Taylor)
2011Duality: explorations of two sides in the real and imagined world, Banyule Arts Space, Melbourne
Korean International Art Fair, represented by Conny Dietzschold Gallery Sydney, Seoul,South Korea
Neue namen, Knoll Gallery Oberhoffen Germany
Drawing Connections, Siena Art Institute, Italy
Willoughby Sculpture Prize, Sydney
Singapore Art Fair, represented by Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Singapore
2010Hong Hong Art fair represented by Conny Dietzschold Gallery , Hong Kong
Melbourne Art Fair, represented by Conny Dietzschold Gallery  , Melbourne
In Temperance, Temperance Lane Sydney, Collaboration with Lisa Jones (curated by Mark Titmarsh)
2009The one after 09, Peloton Gallery, Sydney
2008/9Art and About, Albion Place Laneway, Sydney (curated by Claire Taylor)
2007Echalon, Peloton Gallery, Sydney.   Monolithic, Peloton Gallery, Sydney (curated by Giles Ryder)
Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Exhibition, Melbourne
2006Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Sydney
Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Exhibition, Melbourne
Post-It, Peloton Gallery (curated by Tracey Clement)
2005Unclaimed Luggage – Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain
Polyformalism, Project Space, Danks St, Sydney (curated by Mathias Gerber)
The Adventure Project, First Draft Gallery Sydney
Post Graduate exhibition, Sydney College of the Arts
2004White, Tin Sheds, Sydney
2003Floating Land, Noosa Regional Gallery, QLD
2021Create NSW, Small projects grant (in collaboration with Lisa Jones)
2020Onslow Storrier National Art School, Cité Internationale des Arts residency in collaboration with Lisa Jones
Australia Council grant to assist the Onslow Storrier Arts residency – shared with Lisa Jones
2018Winner, Tidal 18: City of Devonport National Art Award. Judged by Adam Harding, Dr Jan Hogan, Ashleigh Whatling
Copyright Agency CREATE grant for the production of the work WAITING and THRESHOLDS: a chorus (shared with Lisa Jones)
2016/7Commission, North Sydney public artwork (with Warren Langley)
2012/13Australia Council Residency, The British School, Rome
Commission, Public Artwork, Potts Hill, Sydney
2011NAVA NSW Artist’ Grant (shared with Geoff Kleem, Adam Norton)
2010Residency, Fraser Studios, Sydney.
Commission, Marrickville Council, Sydney.
Residency, IASKA, Perth
2008/9Commission, Sydney Water Headquarters Public Artwork, Parramatta
2008Australia Council Grant (New Work established artist)
2007Winner, Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award. Judged by Anna Schwartz, Anna Schwartz Gallery
2006Woollahra Sculpture Prize Special Commendation Award, Sydney. Judged by Anthony Bond, Felicity Fenner, Professor Anne Graham
2002AGNSW Directiors Prize – Sculpture by the Sea Bondi, Sydney. Judged by Edmond Capon, Director AGNSW
1998Commission, Southern Crossings Conference University of NSW, Sydney
Australia Council Funding, Canberra National Sculpture Forum
Fretwell Prize, Sculpture by the Sea (shared with Sam Valenz), Sydney
1991Australia Council Grant (Project Development)
2021Claire Taylor, Thresholds, catalogue essay
2020National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsular Regional Art Gallery, catalogue
2019Alanna Irwin, Mountains Become Islands, catalogue essay
2018Celina Jeffery, These Waters Have Stories To Tell, catalogue essay
Tracey Clement, Tidal 18, Art Guide Australia News
2017Therese Kenyon, Seeing Science, catalogue essay
Rhonda Davis, In and beyond the space of the Roman Forum, catalogue essay
2016Naomi Gall, Julia Davis experiments with time, Art Guide Australia, Preview, July 7
Sara Sweet, Julia Davis – Dark Matter, Aesthetica Blog, August 6
2015Donna West Brett, Greyscale, catalogue essay
2014Sharne Wolff, ReSATURATEryb, The Art Life, Nov 28
Fiona Mc Intosh, Colour Form Space, Fiona McIntosh Blog, Nov 14
Rory Duckhouse, Ephemeral Coast, CCQ Magazine UK, Sept Issue pg 93-95, review.
Julia Davis, Consilience, Drain Magazine, Vol 11:12, image and text.
Celina Jeffery, Ephemeral Coast, S. Wales. Punctum Books, Brooklyn NY. Catalogue essay
2013Zara Stanhope, Spaced – Art Out Of Place, Eyeline Vol 77
2012Claire Taylor, Drawing Lines In The Sand, catalogue essay
Margaret Seymour, Spaced – Art Out Of Place exhibition catalogue, published by IASKA and Fremantle Art Centre
Nien Schwartz, Spaced – Art Out Of Place, Artlink Vol. 32 # 2
Sarah Miller, the artist in residence: beyond just being there RealTime issue #108 April-May pg 8-9
Gregory Pryor, Socially Engaged FIFO Art?, Artlink Vol. 32 #1 pg 12
Ted Snell, Out of the landscape comes works of power, The Australian , review, Feb 10 2012
Nicloa Harvey, Spaced: Art Out Of Place, Frieze magazine May Issue 147
Tracey Clement, Art Guide Jan/Feb, preview (image & text)
2010Owen Grieves, ABC Radio National WA, October 2, Live Interview
Andrew Frost, Sydney Morning Herald,Oct 22
2009Lissa Christopher, Sydney Morning Herald Open Gallery, October 17-18
Tracey Clement, Critics Picks, Sydney Morning Herald, October 23
2007Tracey Clement, Critics Picks, Sydney Morning Herald, February 3
Robert Nelson, Helen Lempriere Arts review, Melbourne Age, March 14
Daniel Ziffer, Helen Lempriere review, Melbourne Age, March 1, p 3
Daniel Ziffer, Helen Lempriere review, Sydney Morning Herald, March 3, p 3
Harbant Gill, Helen Lempriere review, Herald Sun Melbourne, March 1
Monolithic exhibition catalogue, Jan 24
Vincent O’Donnell, ABC Radio National, Jan 23 Arts Alive Interview
Sunday Arts ABC television, April 11 Documentary, Producer: Andrew Holland
2006Geoffrey Edwards, Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Exhibition, exhibition catalogue, Melbourne
Robert Nelson, Melbourne Age, April 26, review
Ken Scarlett, Subversive sculptors, Australian Art Review Issue 11, Jul – Oct
2005Tracey Clement, Critics Picks, Sydney Morning Herald, September 23-29
Mercedes Kemp, Unclaimed Luggage exhibition catalogue
1994Elwyn Lynne, Sydney Morning Herald, March 5, 1994, review
Dominique Angeloro, Critics Picks, Sydney Morning Herald, April 16
1998Clare Hews, Monument Magazine, October issue, (image and text)
Ian Howard, Canberra National Sculpture Forum, exhibition catalogue, 1998, pp.17-22
John Macdonald, Sydney Morning Herald p.17, Oct. 9 1999
Canberra Times, March 29 1998, review
1994Elwyn Lynne, Sydney Morning Herald, March 5, 1994, review
1992Christopher Heathcote, The Melbourne Age, January 1, 1992, review
Neville Drury, New Art 6: Profiles in Contemporary Australian Art, Craftsman House, Sydney
1991Max Germaine, Women Artists of Australia, Craftsman House, Sydney
Christopher Heathcote, The Melbourne Age, June 19, 1991, review
1990Michael Pursche, Sense and Sensibility, exhibition catalogue, Manly Regional Gallery, Sydney