Julia is from Tallinn, Estonia.
She graduated from Tallinn University, first with a MA degree as a visual art, an art history and a technical drawing teacher, and later with a MA degree in Arts Studies. She has taught languages at private and public schools for several years. From 2003 to 2008 Julia worked as a professor and head chair of general arts at Mainor Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences. Later, she ran her own arts studio teaching arts to children. Julia has taught PYP Art at ISE for three years.
She enjoys reading, knitting, traveling and visiting art galleries.