Julia Murillo (1986) is a Costa Rican artist based in Mexico. She studied a bachelor degree in Photography at Veritas University in Costa Rica. She then attended to the Seminar on Contemporary Photography at the Centro de la Imagen as a fellow recipient of the Artistic Residency Program funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mexico City (2014). She was a fellow recipient of the Rapaces Recidency Program ran by Nicaraguan artist Patricia Belli, "Relational prosthetics: a workshop on the art of performance and individual identity" funded by EspIRA school in Nicaragua (2015). She is currently part of the Hydra Fotografía Photobook Incubator program in Mexico City (2017). Among her most noteworthy awards are being selected for the Transatlantic Photo Spain Portfolio Review (2012), and receiving three honorable mentions at the International Photography Awards organized in Los Angeles, California (2012). Since 2012 her work has been exhibited internationally.