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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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2019

Vancouver, BC
Idle: an exhibition about growth

2017

Toronto, ON
Dirty Talk 006

2017

OCAD University, Toronto, ON
Perspective Exhibition

2016

Northern Contemporary Gallery
Under 100

Accolades
2020

OCAD University
Project 31 Illustration Award

2020

OCAD University
TOAF Career Launcher Award

Press
2020

American Illustration
Student Winner

Education

OCAD University
Illustration

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