Smiling young man with brown hair and beard wearing T-shirt with light denim jacket standing in front of a white wall. Richly detailed, vivid yellow 2-dimensional art of organic fan-like shapes.

Julian Harake

Julian Harake is an artist, registered architect, educator, and critic. He is the founder of Studio Harake, an art and design practice bridging architecture, printmaking, ceramics, and digital fabrication.

Julian has facilitated university-level courses since the age of 19, beginning with a contemporary art course for students in outside disciplines at UC Berkeley. Since then, he has developed and taught design studios, advanced seminars, and theory courses at a range of institutions, including Princeton University, Barnard College, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Parsons School of Design, and Syracuse University.

Julian’s creative contributions have been exhibited internationally, and his essays and criticism have been featured in Dispatches Magazine, the New York Review of Architecture, Pidgin, and See/Saw, alongside several published books. He also led the curation and design of three exhibitions with RUR Architecture: Weaponized Craft at a83 gallery (2022), Lyrical Urbanism: The Taipei Music Center at Cooper Union’s School of Architecture (2022), and Building Beyond Place at ETAY Gallery / TAAC Tribeca (2019).

Julian received his B.A. from UC Berkeley in 2013 and M.Arch. from Princeton University in 2016, where he was awarded the Suzanne Kolarik Underwood Prize. He is currently an artist in residence at Santa Barbara’s Center for Art, Science, and Technology.