Julia Kerrison is an artist and illustrator living in West Penwith, who works predominantly in London and Cornwall. Her background in theatre arts infiltrates a creative output which captures the atmosphere of theatre life. She also draws on fables whose appeal is universal. Kerrison was the house artist for Trapdoor Theatre Company from 2000 to 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. She employs a variety of media, sometimes working in 3D and using wirework, carpentry and papier mache to produce masks, puppetry and props for theatrical productions and private collections.