was born and grew up in Russia.
She started her career in 1997 in a large newspaper: she worked as a journalist, editor and creative director. In her free time, she made book illustrations for kids and adults.
Since 2005 Julia has been working as an illustrator, full time. She has actively cooperated with Russian book and journal publishers. Her customers and partners are: Art.Lebedev Studio; TriMag, OGI, Arkaim publishing houses as well as various magazines.
You can find more details in Julia's interviewCompuArt magazine, 2008, No5.
All images © 2004-2008 Julia Valeeva