Julia Balfour (b.1996) Toronto, Ontario 

Julia graduated in 2018 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting from the Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto, where she received the Fred Hagan “Passion in Painting” Award. In 2016, Julia studied at the OCADU campus in Florence, Italy. Since graduating, she has shown her work in local Toronto galleries and in the international art fair, Art Toronto.

Exhibitions 

2019 | Ojibway Art Show, Georgian Bay

2019 | Art Gems Emerging Artists Silent Auction, Toronto

2019 | The Gathered Gallery, Window Display, Toronto

2018 | Get Noticed Exhibition, Red Head Gallery, Toronto

2018 | Experiencing Perspectives Exhibition, Mercedes- Benz Financial, Mississauga 

2018 | Art Toronto, Canada's International Art Fair

2018 | Emerging Artist Juried Exhibition, Ontario Society of Artists, Etobicoke

2018 | Upstart Exhibition, The Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto 

2018 | Graduate Exhibition, OCAD University

2018 | The Big Draw Event Auction, OCAD University 

2017 | Una Piccola Scintilla, OnArt Gallery, Florence, Italy 

2016 | Open Studio OCAD Florence Campus, Italy

Publications

2018 | Featured in Experiencing Perspectives Catalogue, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services

2018 | Featured in the PRAXIS Catalogue, OCAD University 

2018 | Cut It Out, Dorothy H. Hoover Library

Awards

2018 | Third Place Award, Ontario Society of Artists Juried Exhibition 

2018 | Fred Hagan "Passion in Painting" Award 

2014 | Visual Artist Year Award