Julia Thorell (b. 1984) is an illustrator and graphic novelist. She has published two books, Juni and Fri Kärlek(Kartago 2012, 2013). Juni was nominated for comic book of the year in Sweden. Thorell was educated at Konstfack, Stockholm and received her BA in 2010. During her residency she will be working on a new graphic novel on the theme of family.
Julia Thorell’s residency is realised in collaboration with The Finnish Comics Society.