JULIE BENDER’S passion for pyrography is matched by her accurate portrayal of and profound appreciation for American wildlife and Western culture. Julie makes her career in “painting with heat” and her award-winning art is exhibited in museums and top galleries. Her work is juried into Internationally-renown shows and exhibitions and is privately collected throughout the world. She continues to be a proud advocate of pyrography’s place in the world of fine art and enjoys sharing her techniques with students throughout the country. She is a member of the International Guild of Realism and is a proud advocate of pyrography’s place in the world of fine art. Julie is one of the 30 craftspeople included in The Difference Makers published by the Lost Art Press.