Artists Profile

Julia Kerrison is an artist and illustrator living in West Penwith whose work has been exhibited and sold all over the world. She trained initially in the theatre, focusing on scenic art, puppetry and mask making before moving into fine art and illustration. She was the house artist for Trapdoor Theatre Company from 2000 – 2004 and has spent time in the props department of the Royal Opera House and crafting puppets for NYC’s Stagedoor Manor Theatre Training Camp.
Julia paints predominantly in acrylics, layering colour finely to create beautifully lit landscapes and covering a wide variety of subject matter.

She also works regularly for festivals, circus and theatre companies producing scenic art and props and is a Trustee for the Lafrowda Arts Festival. She has led workshops for adults and children in everything from fine art to mask making and withy modelling.