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Julie Buckley


Lexington, SC


Phone: (803) 238-3217

Professional info

After 30 years as a children's entertainer with a focus on face and body art, three years ago I had a pivot into tangible art in the style of mix media pop art.  I use recycled and repurposed items in my designs.

Work experience

Flutter and Friends Entertainment, owner and performer

1990 - present

I am the owner and main performer of Flutter and Friends Entertainment engaging in performing arts of magic, balloon twisting and face/body art with the later taking precedence.

Julie's Tilted Art, owner and artist

2017 - present

​Three years ago, I pivoted from the face and body art into a tangible art form.

2010 - present

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies

1973-1976, 1999-2000​

After being a senior for 23 years, I returned to college to complete my degree.  I completed courses in graphic design, computer art and photography.

Professional Experience
2010 - present


Artist (Freelance), 

Multiple faucets:

  • Create abstract works of art from recycled and repurposed items

  • Design, develop, and deliver art pieces to clients according to specification

Riverbanks Zoo, Columbia, SC

Artist in Residence, 2013-2015

Artist in residence where my face and body art was constantly on displayed as painted visitors walked about.



2019 Sea Creatures City Hall, Columbia, SC

2019 Angel Hankie Lady DeLucca's Italian Restaurant, West Columbia, SC

2019 Jeweled Two Dragons DeLucca's Italian Restaurant, West Columbia, SC

2019 Coffee Time DeLucca's Italian Restaurant, West Columbia, SC

2018 Stamp Dragon City Hall, Columbia, SC


2022 SC State Fair

2022 Open Studio Art Tour sponsored by 701 Center for Contemporary Art

2019 Open Studio Art Tour sponsored by 701 Center for Contemporary Art

2018 Open Studio Art Tour sponsored by 701 Center for Contemporary Art

2014 Interactive Wall Mural Burton Center, West Columbia, SC


Jubilee Center, Columbia, SC

Private Collection, West Columbia, SC

Private Collection, Irmo, SC

Private Collection, Columbia, SC

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