bio_webJulia grew up in Adelaide, Australia, where at a young age she began drawing and quickly developed a passion and a talent for pencil and paper. When she was 20 she moved to the U.S. where she attended The Academy of Art University and received a degree in illustration. Since then, she has been working as a full time freelance illustrator for clients such as Frito Lay, Poland Spring, Scientific American, Harlequin Publishing, American Girl, and many more.