Artist Julie Bonner – Voyage Phoenix Magazine 2018

“Today we’d like to introduce you to Artist Julie Bonner. Julie, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far. I was an artistic child. I drew on any paper within reach and made hand-made greeting cards for my friends. My parents, Ray […]

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Julie Rustad at Tucson Museum of Art Spring Artisans Market

Julie Rustad at Tucson Museum of Art in March for the Spring Market. More than 100 of the Southwest’s best artisans set up shop in the Museum’s courtyards to exhibit and sell their work.  Find that unique gift for yourself or someone special.  Enjoy food, live music, children’s activities, and more!  This is a fun-filled experience […]

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Julie Originals at Tucson Festival of Books 2015

Meet the artist behind Desert Dwellers Flash Cards; prizes and family fun at Tucson Festival of Books 2015 Julie Rustad, the award-winning artist behind a desert-inspired set of alphabet flash cards will be at the 2015 Tucson Festival of Books. She will also be signing copies and handing out giveaways, at Booth #294. The author/artist’s […]

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Desert Dwellers at Barnes & Noble Eastside

On Saturday January 10th, 2015 at 10AM see artist Julie Rustad present the original painting that will be donated to the Tucson Wildlife Center for their annual fundraiser. She will be sharing her process of visiting Tucson Wildlife Center and creating the original painting. Be the first to see her work revealed! There will be a chance to […]

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How my first wholesale gift tradeshow turned out

This weekend I exhibited my Julie Originals products at the Oasis Gift Show in Phoenix. Although I was nervous about making the investment I am already thankful that I participated. Here’s some of the awesome results! New retailers: I am excited to say that my Desert Dwellers Flash Cards and greeting cards are now expanding […]

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Painting an owl to help our animals

I am so happy I was able to donate a painting for Tucson Wildlife Center of their most awesome owl, Bubba! On Saturday Jan 17th the public will be able to bid on it at during their annual fundraiser, “One Wild Night”! Here’s an inside look into my process of painting this great-horned owl. First, […]

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Julie Rustad’s Desert Dwellers Flash Cards on TV Talk Show

Desert Dwellers Flash Cards on the Morning Blend – KGUN9. Julie talks about what makes these colorful flash cards unique, her inspiration and plans for the future. It’s easy to see why preschoolers, teachers, parents and grandparents love Desert Dwellers Flash Cards. Buy a set of Desert Dwellers Flash Cards today!         […]

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Love of Reading Week

From February 10th -14th celebrate reading! Here are ways to participate in “Love of Reading Week.” Read a NEW FREE BOOK! Pima County Library is giving away free books and has lots of events going on during Love of Reading Week.

Go to storytimes. I enjoy going to the Pima County Library, Bookmans and Mildred & Dildred storytimes…

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