Julia Balchin joined the Royal Drawing School in 2010 and is now Director of Education and Enterprise. Julia has curated exhibitions in London and New York at Christie’s, Blain Southern and Buckingham Palace and has collaborated with the Royal Collection, British Museum and the Courtauld. A curator and art historian, she maintains her own artistic practice as a way of seeing and thinking. She studied Fine Art and History of Art at the University of Leeds, later returning to set up fine art publishers and commercial gallery Paper Scissor Stone. She has lived in Holland, Australia, Mexico and Spain, and now lives and works in London.