Clarissa Pinkola Femmes qui courent avec les loups Women who run with wolves from the feminist artist Julia Da Costa

My therapist is my best friend


Serie empowering self love

2020 – Digital 

Originals : Acrylic and Posca markers, white paper 300gr


2018 and 2019



Collages, 2016-2018


Paintings on paper from the serie Empowering self love, 2020

Acrylic and posca marker, A3. 

Paintings on paper, 300gr

Acrylic, 2018-2019

Paintings on Canvas, made during the Artist residency in New York City, 2018

Julia Da Costa, is an artist from the Joia Gallery – Ourivesaria de Sentimentos.

She grew up in Vichy (Auvergne, France) and moved to Lisbon in 2016.

Julia da Costa (she/her) is a French artist based in Lisbon. She mostly works and experiments with different technics and mix media, such as ink, acrilyc, pencil, collage or digital. Her projects questions mental health, identity, feminism and the psychology of Self. She is studying Clinical Psychology. She’s interested in Psycho Education, a discipline of Psychology intending to explain and educate the population about mental health. Julia Da Costa intends to destigmatize mental diseases.

She likes doodling and telling stories about she sees and live everyday. She is currently working on cartoon projects.

Since 2019, she works at the gallery Joia – Ourivesaria de Sentimentos with Vital Lordelo.

In 2018, she accomplished an artistic residency in Con Artist NYC, New York.
She participated to exhibitions in NYC, France and Portugal.



2016-2019: Graduation in Psychology.
2017: Collective Exhibition « Rendez-vous du carnet de voyage » 18th edition, Clermont-Ferrand, France.
2017: Collective Exhibition «Beaurepaire», France.
2018: Artist residency in New York City.
Collective exhibitions in 3 different galleries in New York
2019: Collective Exhibition(s) at Joia Gallery, Lisboa, Portugal.
2019: Collective Exhibition « Rendez-vous du carnet de voyage » 20th edition, Clermont-Ferrand, France

2020 : Collective exhibition at Joia gallery

2020 : Collective exhibition at Squid ink Works, Porto, and at Malapata Galeria, Lisboa.