Julia and her husband Stephen, photo taken by her brother in Ireland

 
  "Jua" is a portmanteau of Julia Antoinette. Taken from a childhood memory of her younger brother's inability to pronounce "Julia" properly, and the artist's middle initial, jua has been a pet-name for some time.

"Jua" is a portmanteau of Julia Antoinette. Taken from a childhood memory of her younger brother's inability to pronounce "Julia" properly, and the artist's middle initial, jua has been a pet-name for some time.

 

Artist is based in Chicago, Illinois