About Julia

Julia's drawings have appeared on a variety of things:  newspapers, magazines, books, billboards, subway ads, wallpaper, fabric, dishes, stationery, umbrellas, apparel and temporary tattoos. 

Julia is a co-founder of Women Who Draw, an open directory of female professional illustrators, artists and cartoonists. She created it with Wendy MacNaughton in an effort to increase the visibility of female illustrators, emphasizing female illustrators of color, LBTQ+, and other minority groups of female illustrators.

Julia runs Ladies Drawing Night with Leah Goren and Rachael Cole, which is a drink and draw meet-up for women artists. 

Julia used to run Book By It's Cover, which is archived here. 

Julia has authored/co-authored eleven books which have received nice reviews and interviews from the New York Times, the Atlantic, PBS News Hour, WNYC, the Boston Globe and more. 

Julia teaches Surface Design at the School of Visual Arts in the Illustration undergraduate program.

Julia has an online pattern making tutorial class on Skillshare. 

Julia lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn and works from a small studio in the back of her apartment. She grew up on a small island in the Bronx called City Island. 

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Images via Print All Over Me.

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Select Clients:

The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, New York Magazine, Hillary Clinton, WNYC, NYC Department of Transportation, MTA Arts for Transit, The NY Transit Museum, The High Line, Food and Wine, Bon Apetit, Afar, Chronicle Books, Phaidon, Storey Publishing, TED Books, Crate and Barrel, Anthropologie, Target, COS, Ann Taylor, Victoria's Secret, Urban Outfitters, Nest, Land of Nod, Tattly, Windham Fabrics, Hygge & West