JULIE MIHALY began her career as a fine art photographer who, after earning an MFA from The San Francisco Art Institute, went on to teach photography at The School of Visual Arts, The Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and Rutgers University before jumping into the world of magazines. During her years as a photo director, editor and researcher, she contributed to publications ranging from Vanity Fair to Garden Design, Vogue to Billboard, Spy to Entertainment Weekly, Budget Living to Reader's Digest et al.
Her organizational skills and passion for decor, crafts and writing evolved into work as a managing editor, craft editor, photo stylist/producer and contributing feature writer and columnist for magazines such as Martha Stewart Living, GoodHousekeeping.com, In Style Home, Oprah at Home, etc.
After moving to the Hudson River Valley in 2010, Mihaly returned to the more full time
pursuit of her own photography garnering attention with a number of recent exhibitions and
the publication of a book of her earlier black-and-white work. She's also the creator/designer
of, and frequent contributor to , BoomUnderground.com,
an online magazine that features smart and humorous takes on what it is and was like to
be a member of "the generation that shook the status quo."