Julie Dobson Miner is a versatile and accomplished painter and illustrator/designer with a passion for the arts and teaching. She works in diverse styles and media, both traditional and electronically-generated which she has honed over years of working in different arenas of the art world. Julie has spent years working with her rep who licenses her artwork to manufactures that grace the products in stores throughout the United States and Europe however her true love is teaching oil/acrylic classes. Prior to entering the licensing world, Julie owned and operated a teaching studio/gallery in White Bear Lake, MN where she taught watercolor for 6 years. Today, Julie works and teaches from her home studio overlooking Forest Lake of Forest Lake, MN with her two golden retrievers Max and Ruby. Julie, and husband Arvin, have two adult sons Jesse and Sean both living in neighboring communities.