Julie Green (b.Yokosuka, Japan) wanted to be a stewardess until age four, but became a painter instead. Green received a BFA and MFA from The University of Kansas with Roger Shimomura as major professor. Green, a professor of art at Oregon State University, lives in the Willamette Valley with husband and artist Clay Lohmann and their small cat, Mini.
Since 2000, Green spends half of the studio year illustrating final meal requests of death row inmates in an ongoing project titled The Last Supper. 800 kiln-fired plates are on view at Bellevue Arts Museum through September 2021. Fashion Plate, 2017-, personal and women’s narratives, provide balance to The Last Supper. Another series, First Meal, a collaboration with exonerees and the Center on Wrongful Convictions, depicts the first meal eaten following release from a wrongful conviction. UPFOR gallery’s exhibition of First Meal and Fashion Plate received the Presents Booth Award at The Armory Show in 2020.
Green’s work has been featured in publications including The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, a Whole Foods mini-documentary, National Public Radio, and Ceramics Monthly.
A recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painters and Sculptors and the Hallie Ford Foundation Fellowship, Green has had forty-two solo exhibitions in the U.S. and abroad including The Block Museum, Hunter Museum of American Art, and University of Liverpool Art Museum. Collections include The Library of Congress, State of Oregon Library, Spencer Museum of Art, Fidelity Investments, Athena Art Finance, and private collections worldwide.
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