Julie Vetro is an Interdisciplinary artist. Vetro participated in the artist-in-residence program at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga. Her work has been exhibited in Toronto, the GTA, and in Ontario. She is an artist member of Gallery1313 (Artist-run centre), Gallery 44 (Contemporary Photography), and LIFT (Liaison of Independent Filmmakers) in Toronto.
Vetro received a BA in Art & Art History from the University of Toronto and Sheridan College. She earned awards for outstanding achievement in painting and sculpture and was featured in annual publications. Vetro also received a B.Ed. from Brock University and studied film courses at Ryerson University.
As an Educator, Vetro has taught visual arts and film for different organizations, private school, and school boards. As a Visual Arts Educator at the Living Arts Centre for many years, she has worked with students (K-12, and adults) teaching in a variety of media (drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, photography, and film). Vetro was an Outreach Educator with Lakeshore Arts in Toronto. She collaborated with a Toronto based Actor and a Playwright. She taught illustration and created graphic novels with middle school students in the SHAZAAM Outreach Program. As a Film Instructor, she was hired by the Peel District School Board to direct and produce an educational and promotional video with middle school students. Vetro worked with high school students in the co-curricular program at Appleby College in Oakville. She directed and produced a short film promoting the Kerr Street Mission in Oakville.