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Julia Mathew

Artist member since 2020

Julia Mathew is a Toronto based artist who graduated from Illustration at OCAD University. Julia first started drawing at a young age, using mediums such as phonebooks and bedroom walls to express herself artistically, driving her immigrant apartment-renting parents mad. She has since evolved and has found a passion in bringing generational immigrant communities to the forefront of her work. Mathew touches on subjects of diaspora culture, love, identity politics and cultural imposter syndrome-- exploring complex identities through unconventional and experimental mixed media.

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Vancouver, BC
Idle: an exhibition about growth


Toronto, ON
Dirty Talk 006


OCAD University, Toronto, ON
Perspective Exhibition


Northern Contemporary Gallery
Under 100


OCAD University
Project 31 Illustration Award


OCAD University
TOAF Career Launcher Award


American Illustration
Student Winner


OCAD University

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