Julie Catona was born in Upstate NY- where she cultivated her passion for painting and drawing. She began her schooling in SUNY Ulster studying fine art and graphic design. She is currently enrolled at the Academy of Art in San Francisco and majoring in Animation and VFX. Along with animation and graphic design, Julie is also a Certified Pastry Chef, graduating the South Florida's Culinary Institute with honours she holds an Applied Science degree in International Baking and Pastries. She continues encompassing her love of art & cuisine as Chef and Owner of BoneZappetit Inc.