Juliette’s artistic journey has been anything but a straight path. She began her formal art studies at 13, when she attended the American Academy of Art part-time, while attending high school. She continued her art studies until she was 19, when she decided to study accounting at the University of Illinois at Chicago, receiving her degree in 1986. Juliette worked full-time plus as a CPA for 10 years before returning to painting. She studied with Ingrid Albrecht, Robert Wade and Joe Fettingis, as well as attending watercolor painting, oil painting and life drawing classes at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Evanston Art Center, Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts and Old Town Art School. Ultimately, she obtained a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in May 2004. Her work has been shown in numerous juried exhibitions including Womenmade Gallery in Chicago, Norris Gallery in St. Charles, Christopher Art Gallery at Prairie State College, A Shenere Velt Gallery in Los Angeles, Nippon Steel in Chicago and Clune Construction in Chicago. She continues to work part-time as a CPA whose practice focuses on taxation of self employed individuals and small businesses.