Julie Henson (b. 1983) is a Los Angeles-based artist working in a variety of media. Her work "explores the relationship between performer and audience, narrative and myth, and the connection between the state and the retelling of parables." Originally from South Carolina, Henson received her BA from the College of Charleston and her MFA from California College of the Arts in 2011.
Henson has had solo exhibitions of her artwork at Anat Ebgi in Los Angeles, the Columbia Museum of Art in South Carolina, Yea Ma'am Projects in Denver, SPRING/BREAK Art Show in New York, and The Neon Museum in Las Vegas. Henson has also participated in group shows at numerous museums and spaces including the Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art, Los Angeles, the Torrance Art Museum, Torrance; and the Visual Art Center at the University of Texas, Austin. Henson’s work has been reviewed in the pages of Elephant Magazine, Artforum, and Hyperallergic and she was a 2017 nominee for the Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Award.