Julia Gash is a creative entrepreneur and British artist who is passionate about print and maps. She creates hand drawn illustrations using brush and ink and collaborates with retailers and licensees worldwide to create sustainable and stylish gift and souvenir ranges.
Julia’s distinctive handwriting is expressed as spirited and creative line drawings with flat and textured colour palettes, which translate well into the medium of screen print. Her whimsical illustrations capture a love of travel, British heritage and world culture. Her life in Devon is reflected through illustrations of her beloved cats and home life.
Over the past few years Julia has created a unique and everlasting archive of illustrations featuring cities, towns and regions from all around the world, which she has designed to commission and which have been made into stylish souvenirs, art prints or tote bags through her collaboration with licensees around the world including Talented (Made By Talented Ltd) to produce quality and contemporary products with genuine ethical provenance.
Julia brings a lifetime business experience to collaborations, ensuring design projects run swiftly and smoothly and artwork is print ready. She works closely with retailers and licensees around the world to ensure consistency of product quality and continuity of brand. Her name is trade marked across the globe.
Julia can also create live ”Cityscape” installations, hold demonstrations of her artwork and run map-art classes that help people and children connect with places they love.