Julie Bowers Murphy is an American artist based in Connecticut.

Born in Franklin, Virginia, Julie spent her childhood and college years in North Carolina. She received her BFA in painting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she studied under Elin O'Hara Slavick, Marvin Saltzman, and Dennis Zaborowski. 

In 2000, Julie started the award-winning design company, Jack and Lulu, and continues to license her designs under this name. Her design work has been featured in Vogue, Elle Decor, Food and Wine, House Beautiful, and Coastal Living.

Julie's work is heavily influenced by the sea. Her work has been recently featured in a solo show at The Edward Hopper House Art Museum.