Julie Hayes Avrett is an Augusta native, painter, printmaker, and designer. She’s a graduate of Augusta College where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1985. Since 2005 she has been the resident graphic designer for Colton Ballet Company. In her 10-year association with Colton Ballet Company she has provided all the collateral print and advertising design for The Nutcracker and the spring production. In addition, she designed the identity logos for Colton Ballet Company and the Colton Ballet School.