Julia Mata

I am an illustrator and comic book author from California, living in Los Angeles.

My comics have been commissioned by The Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post and I have been featured in The New York Times, Hyperallergic, and The Brooklyn Rail. I am a 2023 Individual Artist Fellow with the California Arts Council and a 2022 MacDowell Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts Fellow.

I self-published my comics series CRISIS by myself for five years and sold them at zine fairs and punk shows. In 2021, CRISIS was acquired by Drawn & Quarterly for publication as a full-length graphic novel which I am currently working on.


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Artist Work

Party Manifesting (2020)
Pen and ink, digital color

Butterfly Bebe (2023)
Pen and ink, digital color

Otro Mundo (2023)
Pen and ink, digital color