Julio Ferrer

Birthdate: 1973

Birthplace: Cuba 

Based location: Burlington, Ontario, Canada 

Social profiles 

Julio Ferrer profile Collective Arts Brewery 

Julio Ferrer profile Enciclopedia Cubana (Spanish)

Julio Ferrer profile Spence Gallery 

Julio Ferrer profile Earls Court Gallery


Julio Ferrer (born 1973, Cienfuegos, Cuba) 

Julio Ferrer is a Cuban visual artist based in Burlington, Ontario. Julio studied at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes de Habana, Cuba, and at the International Peoples College in Denmark. 

Julio Ferrer’s studio work is based on painting and printmaking using elements from pop art. His subject varies from figurative and abstract subjects accompanied by satirical details about excess. Julio has showcased in the solo exhibition Prime Time (2017) at the Government House in Fredericton, New Brunswick, and has been part of collective exhibitions including From the Heroic to the Absurd (2016), curated by Tamara Toledo, at Sur Gallery, Toronto, and Fragments (2015) and An Introduction (2012), both at Earls Court Gallery in Hamilton.

Pop politics



Image from solo exhibition Pop and Politics, curated by Tamara Toledo, LACAP, 2010

Solo exhibitions

Julio Ferrer interview by CTV News, solo exhibition Prime Time, 2017

Collective exhibitions

Julio Ferrer collective exhibition From the Heroic to the Absurd, curated by Tamara Toledo, Sur Gallery, 2016

Julio Ferrer collective exhibition FragmentsEarls Court Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario, 2015

Julio Ferrer collective exhibition An IntroductionEarls Court Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario, 2012


Julio Ferrer interview by Gretchen Sanchez Diego, Ciber Cuba, 2020


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Published work by Julio Ferrer

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Published work about Julio Ferrer

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Press release

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List of Grants, Awards and Projects

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Documents courtesy of the artist

CV (2023)

Biography (2023)

Using Format