Julia graduated with honors from Marist College, where she earned a B.A. in Communications with a concentration in Journalism and Public Relations. She is a published writer specializing in arts and culture for publications based in New York City and Long Island. Before joining Arts Access, Julia served as the assistant director of a fine art gallery in Bridgehampton, New York, where she curated and managed an extensive collection of Post-War and Contemporary art. She is also the digital marketing manager at Markel Fine Arts, a contemporary gallery in New York City specializing in works on paper. She recently began curating independently, and presented a group show of drawings and paintings by emerging east coast artists in June 2021.