Born to Argentinean parents of European and Indigenous descent, Julia Justo is a multidisciplinary artist born in La Plata, Argentina. She currently makes her home in New York.

Her interdisciplinary work combines photography, mixed media and social practice. Using strategies drawn from the fields of education, research and community activism, she invites participation and collective imagining.

Justo received an M.F.A. from La Plata National University. She is a teaching artist at El Museo del Barrio. She has exhibited extensively in the US and abroad including Smack Mellon, Museum of Buenos Aires, Art Complex Museum, Hunterdon Art Museum, Asheville Art Museum, American Folk Art Museum, and Bronx Art Space among others. She has been granted numerous awards and residencies including LMCC Grant, Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant and Trestle Gallery Residency.