Julija [Yulia] grew up and spent most of her life in Vilnius, Lithuania. In 2006, she completed a BFA degree in Printmaking and Drawing at Vilnius Academy of Arts. After receiving a MA degree in Cultural Management & Cultural Policy in 2008, Julija moved to Tel Aviv, Israel where she worked on her art for a year. She then moved to Seattle, WA where she began observing the urban surroundings with a medium-format Rolleiflex camera. Currently, Julija resides in Manhattan with her husband. A significant part of her portfolio was shot while travelling and in NYC.