Julia Nascimento

  • Illustrator
  • Sweden & Japan

Watercolor and ink illustrator, comics creator, specialized in people and food.

Julia Nascimento is a Brazilian illustrator and comics artist with art, fashion, and research backgrounds. She has a multidisciplinary approach in her work to tell stories through images. She self-publishes her comics and visual stories, and she is the co-founder of ToCo – the Tokyo Collective, and the CANVAS Sequential Art Meetup in Tokyo, Japan.

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For autobiographical comics see @feijuadacomics (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr)

Specialties

InkWatercolorFood IllustrationFashion IllustrationComics

Clients

Seriefrämjandet (Bild&Bubbla), The Japan Times, Bunka Publishing Bureau, Innovative Language Learning, Liquem Tokyo, TELL (Tokyo English Lifeline), DT&COMPANY, Supermama (Singapore), Jiyugaoka Gym

Exhibitions

ToCo – the Tokyo Collective “himitsu” Group

The Landing Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan

November 30

Meet Me Here – Risograph Show Group

Books & Gallery Popotame Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan

November 22 to November 25

Meet Me Here – Risograph Show Group

Retro Insatsu JAM Osaka, Japan

November 14 to November 19

Small Wonders Group

Clouds Art + Coffee Koenji, Suginami, Tokyo, Japan

From December 18 to January 6

SEVEN STORIES Solo

ninetytwo 13 Tokyo Chapter, Akasaka, Tokyo, Japan

From December 8 to December 15

Zine House 2 Group

Clouds Art + Coffee Koenji, Suginami, Tokyo, Japan

From October 23 to November 4

ToCo – the Tokyo Collective “monogatari” Group

ninetytwo 13 Tokyo Chapter, Akasaka, Tokyo, Japan

From October 13 to October 20

Reading Between the Lines Group

Launch Pad Gallery Yokohama, Japan

From September 21 to October 1

Zine House Group

Clouds Art + Coffee Koenji, Suginami, Tokyo, Japan

From May 1 to May 13

ToCo – the Tokyo Collective “hajime” Group

ninetytwo 13 Tokyo Chapter, Akasaka, Tokyo, Japan

From April 14 to April 22

Home Sweet Home Illustration Exhibition Group

Black Gazai Hiroshima, Japan

From August 30 to September 5

Palette Club School Graduation Exhibition Group

Palette Club School Tsukiji, Tokyo, Japan

From March 10 to March 20

Hyperflat Collective Group

Design Festa Gallery Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

From April 9 to April 11

Awards

Wake Up – FRAME competition catalogue, Deadlord, Centrala, UK

Comics Anthology for the 1st Prague Comic Art Festival, pages 46-48

Insectus, 13a Mostra de Cinema de Tiradentes, Minas Gerais

Short animation featured in the film festival

Best Technical Animation, 4 Festival Nacional de Animação Locomotiva, Brazil

Animajazz Short animation film

Education

PhD in Fashion Culture (on hold) at Bunka Gakuen University

April 2012 – March 2016 Tokyo, Japan

Full credit completion withdrawal

MA in Fashion Business at Bunka Gakuen University

April 2010 – March 2012 Tokyo, Japan

Research on Japanese organic cotton market

Post secondary certificate in Fashion Design at Federal University of Minas Gerais

February 2008 – December 2009 Belo Horizonte, Brazil

This course was part of a non-degree program offered by the Fine Arts School extension center

BA in Visual Arts at Federal University of Minas Gerais

August 2005 – July 2009 Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Major in Film Animation