Born in Muenster, Germany, Juliane Backmann studied photography at the Academy of Photo Design in Munich. 
She now lives in Los Angeles and besides shooting for editorial and corporate clients works on numerous fine art projects that include documenting urban landscapes as well as a number of portrait series and video works.  
Her photographs, collages and installations have been exhibited throughout the United States and Germany. 
selected exhibitions:
2023    Made in the USA Freedom of Expression, TAG Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
           Brand 51st Annual National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper,
           Brand Library and Art Center, Glendale, CA
           PhotoSiva, Spiva Arts Center, Joplin, MO
2022    The Observer and the Observed, Artshare LA, Los Angeles, CA
           Annual Allegany National Photography Competition & Exhibition, Allegany Arts  
           Center, Cumberland, MD
           Women: Impacted by Climate Change, Blanchard Community Library, Santa Paula, CA
2021    Crossing the Line, Rio Hondo College Art Gallery, Whittier, CA
           You're Not Alone, IAA USA Member Artist’s Exhibition
2020    Venice Shorts Film Festival, Official Selection
           Art Through The Lens 2020, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY
           From My Window!, IAA ,
2019    Contemporary Latino Palette, Whittier Art Association and Gallery, Whittier, CA
2018    Turn the Page, Chicano Research Center, East Los Angeles Library, Los Angeles, CA
           La Union Hace La Fuerza/Colors of the World, Plaza de La Raza Boathouse
           Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2017    Fine Arts Film Festival, Venice, Official Selection
2015    SUR Biennial, Rio Hondo College Art Gallery, Whittier, CA
           Passing By, Galerie Clasing & Etage, Münster, Germany
           Reclaiming The Eastside, Cypress Village Underground Art Tunnel, Los Angeles
           Photo LA, Los Angeles, CA
2014    Personae, Emily Harvey Foundation, Venice, Italy
           In Search of Magulandia, Santa Paula Art Museum, Santa Paula, CA
           Imaginary Sounds, Eagle Rock Hub, Eagle Rock, CA
           Campos and Canals, The Maze, Fremont Gallery, Pasadena, CA
           Women in the State of Grace, Ventura College, Santa Paula, CA
2013    Communidad, LAC USC, Los Angeles, CA
           caught in conversation, Tractionarts, Los Angeles, CA
           Texas National, The Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, TX
2012    Flashback to Now, Edgar Varela Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
2011    Reversing the Gaze, SOMA Arts Center, San Francisco, CA
           Texas National, The Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, TX
           Womens Works 2011, Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock, IL
2010    The Art of Photography Today 2, Camera Obscura Gallery, Denver, CO
           World Arts Day, Luckman Fine Arts Complex, California State University, Los Angeles, CA
           Captivar La Luz, Texas Photographic Society, San Antonio, TX
           Brand 39, Brand Library, Glendale, CA
           Real People, Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock, IL
2009    Portraits, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA
           Beach Stories, inaugural exhibit at the Annenberg Beach House, Santa Monica, CA
2008    Festival de la Gente, Arte Calidad Cultural Institute, Los Angeles, CA
2006    Twisted Christmas, BGH Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
           Subconscious Imprints Transformed by Conscious Realizations Feeding the
           Starving Minds of Modern Inhabitants, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro
           Viva El Amor Eterno, Pico House Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005    LA Juried Exhibition, Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, CA
2003    Zoom, I-five Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
           Art Bombs, American Liberties for Peace, El Teatro, Cannes, France
2002    Glamorous, On Communication, Cologne, Germany
2001    Open, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
           Nightwalk, Eye to Eye, Los Angeles, CA
2000    Open, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
           Cultural Landscape L.A., non-partisan Host Committee for the DNC, Los Angeles, CA
1999    Open, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
           Salon du Petit, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
           #20, Art Share Los Angeles, CA
           #18, Art Share Los Angeles, CA
1998    Open, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
           Element # 47, emerging..., 1076 Gallery, Chico, CA
1997    Exposed, Spanish Kitchen Studios, Los Angeles, CA
           Essence of Woman, El Pueblo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1996    Through the Artists Eyes, El Pueblo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
           Downtown Exposed, AIM Color, Los Angeles, CA
           About Face, Watts Towers Art Center", Los Angeles, CA
1995    The Pulse of L.A., El Pueblo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1994    A Room with a View, Rondeau Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA
           L.A. Live and in Color, Photo Gallery Altstadt, Augsburg, Germany
           Abandoned Thinking, Granado's 2 Gallery, Glendale, CA
           LA Rhythms, Spring Street Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2023 First Place Freedom of Expression Exhibit at TAG Gallery
2023 Merit Award PhotoSpiva, Spiva Arts Center
2020 Canada Shorts Film Festival Award of Merit
2014 Honorable Mention by IPA Intl. One Shot
2007 Honorable Mention Prix de la Photographie Paris
Honorable Mention Recipient of Px3's Human Condition Competition, 2007
Spirit Award by Ciudad Magazine, 2006
Discovery Award, El Pueblo Gallery, 2003
2003 IPA (International Photo Awards ) Honorable Mention
Recipient of a Certificate of Congressional Recognition at the El Pueblo Gallery, 2001
Winner of the First Place at the 1997 Photo9 Awards by APA
Winner of the 1996 Bookmark Project by MTA Metro Art
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