Julie Green (b. 1961 in Yokosuka, Japan) wanted to be a stewardess until age four, but became a painter instead. Green’s work has been featured in The New York Times, a Whole Foods mini-documentary, PBS, Ceramics Monthly, Gastronomica, and 7th edition of A World of Art published by Prentice Hall. She has exhibited widely in the United States and internationally. Half of each year, usually in winter months, she works on The Last Supper, an ongoing project about capital punishment in the United States. Green’s related, new body of work, First Meal, was recently featured by Eater. Green lives in the Willamette Valley and is a professor at Oregon State University.
Green's many accolades include a 2017 Hallie Ford Fellowship in the Visual Arts from The Ford Family Foundation, 2017 Career Opportunity Grant and 2016 Fellowship from the Oregon Arts Commission, the 2015 ArtPrize 3-D Juried Award, and 2011 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant. Green was included in Portland2016: A Biennial of Contemporary Art, curated by Michelle Grabner and presented by Disjecta Contemporary Art Center.
Green’s books Picnic Brownies Make Life Easy and Phone Book are available through Upfor Editions. Her work is included in forthcoming exhibitions At the Table: Kitchen as Home at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, ID (December 21 – March 1, 2019) and The Power of Place at Spencer Museum of Art, KS (February 16 – June 30, 2019).