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JULIA  FISH
Born:  1950.  Toledo, Oregon.  Lives and works in Chicago.      • http://juliafish.com/
SOLO  EXHIBITIONS
2019 — 2020 DePaul Art Museum / DPAM, Chicago, IL   ‘Julia Fish : bound by spectrum’ / selected work, 2009 – 2019
2017 Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL   ‘Threshold II’
David Nolan Gallery, New York, NY   ‘floret’
James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA   ‘Selected Work’
2015 David Nolan Gallery, New York, NY   ‘Threshold’
2011 Times Club, Iowa City, IA   ‘eight drawings : seeing double’
2010 Gallery 2.5 / University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL   ‘selected studies + drawings: 1996 – 2010’
2008 Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL   ‘Between: Stairs and Landings – works on paper, 2006 – 2007’
2005 Anthony Grant, New York, NY   ‘Living Rooms’
2002 Galerie Remise, Verrein allerArt, Bludenz, Austria   ‘Julia Fish • in Chicago: 1614 N. Hermitage Avenue’
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL   ‘[ drawings for ] Living Rooms’
2001 Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA   ‘Entry: Plan, Fragments, Reconstructions’
1999 Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY   ‘Bricks Siding Mirror Entry’
1998 Ten in One Gallery, Chicago, IL   ‘floor [ floret ] a site-specific project’
Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA   ‘Re: Entry [ Fragment One ]’
1996 The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, IL
‘View – Julia Fish, Selected Paintings and Drawings, 1985 -1995’   traveled : Madison Art Center, Madison, WI
1995 Illinois Art Gallery, Chicago, IL   ‘Selected Drawings, 1990 -1994’
Lipton-Owens Company, New York, NY
Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1994 Feigen Inc., Chicago, IL
1993 Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1992 Amy Lipton Gallery, New York, NY
1991 Robbin Lockett, Chicago, IL
1989 Loughelton Gallery, New York, NY
Herron Gallery, Indianapolis Center for Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN
1987 Robbin Lockett, Chicago, IL
1984 Lane Community College, Eugene, OR   ‘Drawings 1976 -1984’
SELECTED  GROUP  /  CURATED   EXHIBITIONS
2017 DEMO Projects, Springfield, IL   ‘Piezo’
2016 Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL   ‘Rhona Hoffman – 40 Years: Part 1′
David Nolan Gallery, New York, NY   ‘drawingRoom’
American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY   ‘Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts’
Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL   ‘Chicago and Vicinity’
2015 The Menil Collection, Houston, TX / The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
‘Apparitions: Frottages and Rubbings from 1860 to Now’
Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, NY   ‘Painting is Not Doomed to Repeat Itself’
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL   ‘Imagining Space: Constructions of Text and Geometry’
The Renaissance Society / Gray Center, University of Chicago, IL   ‘Let Us Celebrate …:Archives 1915-2015’
2013 Federica Schiavo Gallery, Rome, Italy  ‘Braun, Fish, Grabner, Hawkins, Jakschik, Pestoni, Snobeck, Yaegashi’
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL  ‘Homebodies’
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL  ‘MCA DNA : Chicago Conceptual Abstraction, 1985-1995’
Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL  ‘Under Investigation’ / recent work : Jim Lutes, Laura Letinsky, Julia Fish
2012 Golden, Chicago, IL   ‘Anagram City’
Art Institute of Chicago, IL   ‘Rarely Seen Contemporary Works on Paper’
INOVA / Kenilworth, Milwaukee, WI   ‘Michelle Grabner : The INOVA Survey’
Shane Campbell – Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL   ‘Julia Fish, Anthony Pearson’
2011 Art Institute of Chicago, IL   ‘Contemporary Collecting : The Judith Neisser Collection’
The Suburban, Oak Park, IL   ‘Two-Fold’
NYU / 80 Washington Square East Gallery, New York, NY   ‘PaperTails’
2010 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY   ‘2010’ – Whitney Biennial
Art Institute of Chicago, IL   Julia Fish / monographic gallery installation, six paintings / permanent collection.
2009 Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL   ‘Picturing the Studio’
Art Institute of Chicago, IL   ‘Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper’
2008 H.F. Johnson Gallery, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI   ‘June Spiezer: A Post-1960’s Collection of Chicago Art’
2007 American Academy in Rome, Italy   ‘Work in Progress / Visiting Artists: Julia Fish, Aaron Pilat, Sarah Zwerling’
2006 The Tang Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY   ‘Twice Drawn’
Jeannie Freilich Fine Art, New York, NY   ‘One Hundred Artists – One Hundred Watercolors’
David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, IL   ‘Drawing as Process in Contemporary Art’
National Academy of Design, New York, NY   ‘The 181st Annual / Invitational Exhibition’
Davis Gallery, Myers School of Art, University of Akron, OH
‘Intersections: Richmond Burton, Lydia Dona, Julia Fish, Joe Fyfe, James Hyde, Fabian Marcaccio, Steve Roden’
Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL   ‘TakeOver’ site-specific projects / inaugural exhibition at the new HPAC
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
‘Figures in the Field: Figurative Sculpture and Abstract Painting from Chicago Collections’
2005 Lucas Schoormans, New York, NY   ‘Structure’
Bowling Green State University, School of Art, OH   ‘Small Monuments’
2004 Mills College Art Museum, Berkeley, CA   ‘The World Becomes a Private World – Cooper & Rosenwasser Collection’
Mattress Factory, the Alan Wexler Apartment, Pittsburgh, PA   ‘apartment series # 4’
2003 Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL   ‘Speculative Chicago: A Compendium of Architectural Innovation’
Oberlin College Gallery & Performance Space at HERE HERE, Cleveland, OH   ‘Mediated Nature’
Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA   ‘Variance’ – Appel, Barth, Fish, Graham, Isermann, Kuitca, Matta-Clark, McBride
2002 Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL   ‘Out of Place: Contemporary Art and the Architectural Uncanny’
traveled: The Samuel P. Harn Museum, University of Florida
Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica CA   ‘Works on Paper: Julia Fish, Pia Fries, David Ireland, Dean Smith’
2001 MAK Center for Art and Architecture / Schindler House, Los Angeles, CA   ‘In Between: Art and Architecture’
Northern Illinois University Gallery, Chicago, IL   ‘Doppelganger’
Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA   ‘Patient Process’
2000 Northern Illinois University Gallery, Chicago, IL   ‘BLINK – Interventions in the Salon’
Rymer Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL   ‘Telesthesia and Amnescopia’
University Art Gallery, San Diego State University, CA   ‘Transcending / Earth and Sky’
The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL   ‘Out of Line’
1999 Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, IL   ‘Site / Insight: Fish, Hurtig, Ledgerwood, Postiglione’
1998 KunstMitte Berlin / Galerie Klaus Fischer, Berlin, Germany   ‘Bauen und Bauten: Kunst in der Architektur’
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL   ‘DeNaturalized: an artist’s project’
Paul Morris Gallery, New York, NY   ‘Architecture and Inside’
Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY   ‘Inglenook’ traveled to Illinois State University Gallery, Normal, IL
1997 Galerie Klaus Fischer, Berlin, Germany   ‘Zeichnungen [4]’
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA   ‘New Work: Drawings Today’
Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI   ‘salientgreen’
1996 The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL   ‘Art in Chicago, 1945 – 1995’
Hermetic Gallery, Milwaukee, WI   ‘Mist : Julia Fish, Michelle Grabner, Carla Preiss, Kay Rosen’
1995 Revolution, A Gallery Project, Ferndale, MI   ‘Julia Fish / Thomas Nozkowski, Works on Paper’
Center for Research in Contemporary Art, The University of Texas at Arlington, TX   ‘Literally Abstract’
1994 — 1995 Berlinische Galerie, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany   ‘Korrespondenzen / Correspondences’
traveled: The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
1994 Gallery 299, Portland State University, Portland, OR   ‘Julia Fish / Richard Rezac: Drawings’
The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL   ‘After and Before’
The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL   ‘Art On The Map’
Baxter Gallery, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME   ‘Intimate Observations’
1993 Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI   ‘Subject Matters: Jeanne Dunning, Julia Fish, Tom Friedman’
N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, IL   ‘The Categories of Robert Smithson’
1992 Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA   ‘Linda Burnham, Carl Bronson, Julia Fish’
1991 Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL   ‘New Acquisitions: The M.C.A. Collects’
N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, IL   ‘Anti-Nihilism’
1990 Carnegie-Mellon Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA   ‘New Generations: Chicago’
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL   ‘Toward the Future: Contemporary Art in Context’
1989 The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, IL   ‘On Kawara Date Paintings, 1966-1988’
Erie Art Museum, Erie, and Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA
‘Chicago Works: Art From The Windy City’
1988 Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO   ‘Latitudes: Focus on Chicago’
Robin Lockett, Chicago, IL   ‘Julia Fish / Mary Heilmann / Julian Lethbridge’
Loughelton Gallery, New York, NY   ‘Of Another Nature’
State of Illinois Art Gallery, Chicago, IL   ‘Good Painting: Contemporary Chicago Painters’
Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL   ‘Discreet Power: Reductive Issues in Contemporary Painting’
1987 Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN   ‘Twenty Painters: N.E.A. Arts Midwest Fellowship Exhibition’
Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, IL   ‘Surfaces: Two Decades of Painting in Chicago’
fiction / nonfiction Gallery, New York, NY   ‘Inaugural’
1986 Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL   ‘Chicago Draws’
Feature, Chicago, IL   ‘Julia Fish / Richard Rezac’
Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago, IL   ‘Abstracted Landscapes’
1985 Feature, and Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL   ‘Invitational’
Meyerhoff Gallery, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD   ‘Ten Years, Mount Royal School of Painting’
1984 The University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA   ‘Faculty Exhibition’
1983 Linfield College, McMinnville, OR   ‘Current Concerns’
1979 Hallie Brown Ford Gallery, Willamette University, Salem, OR   ‘Oregon Women Artists’
1978 Mount Hood Community College, Gresham, OR   ‘Julia Fish / Esther Podemski’
SELECTED  PUBLIC  COLLECTIONS
Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Denver Art Museum, CO
DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, IL
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
University of Chicago Booth Collection, Chicago, IL
The Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago, IL
The Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL
SELECTED  GRANTS / FELLOWSHIPS / RESEARCH AWARDS
2018 Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, exhibition/publication support:
Julia Fish : bound by spectrum – DPAM / DePaul Art Museum, September 2019 – February 2020
2014 School of Art and Art History, UIC : Sabbatical Research Leave
2006 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, Individual Artist Award
2001 / 2003 Cal Arts / Alpert and Ucross Residency Prize, California / Wyoming
2000 / 2001 UIC Research Award in the Arts, Architecture and Humanities • Research in Austria, Italy, Slovenia, Germany
1997 Campus Research Board Grant, University of Illinois at Chicago • Research in Rome, Italy
1996 The Robert H. Mitchel / University of Illinois Scholar Award
1993 National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Artist Fellowship, Painting
1991 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award
1987 Art Matters, Inc., New York
1986 NEA / Arts Midwest Visual Artist Fellowship
SELECTED  PRESS  :  PUBLICATIONS  /  ARTICLES  /  REVIEWS
2020 Fish, Julia.  ‘Finding Martin Barré : selected notes + annotations from quarantine,’ in Molly Warnock, ed.,
Transatlantique 1: Martin Barré. New York: ER Publishing / forthcoming, November
Graham, Maxwell, ed., et al. The Unknown Dimension.  New York : Essex Street Gallery
Jen, Alex. ‘Finding a Home in the Layered Abstractions of Julia Fish’ / Frieze, March 10
Yau, John. ‘It’s Okay Not to be a Member of the Club’ / hyperallergic.com, May 30
2019 Widholm, Julie Rodrigues. Julia Fish : bound by spectrum, with essays by Kate Nesin, Colm Tóibín, Daniel Wheeler;
selected studio notations by Julia Fish. DePaul Art Museum / distributed by University of Chicago Press
2018 Taft, Maggie and Robert Cozzolino, Co-editors. ‘Chicago Speaks, 1990—present: Julia Fish and Judy Ledgerwood,’
in Art in Chicago – A History from the Fire to Now, University of Chicago Press
Thomas, Helen. Drawing Architecture. Phaidon Press
2017 Cohen, David. Julia Fish: floret / Week at a Glance. artcritical, January 11
Contemporary Art Daily, February 13
Rondeau, James, et al. Paintings at the Art Institute of Chicago: Highlights of the Collection, Art Institute of Chicago
Yau, John.  ‘Julia Fish’s Sense of Passage,’ hyperallergic.com, February 12
2016 Chaffee, Ben., J. Corbett, J. Dempsey, J. Fish, M. Goulish, E. Letourneau, A. Oehlen, D. Schutter.
John Sparagana, Themesong Variations,   Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago
Øvstebø, Solveig. The Renaissance Society Centennial Gifts from Artists, The Renaissance Society / University of Chicago
2015 Ghez, S., Øvstebø, S., Walker, H., et al. Centennial : A History of the Renaissance Society, 1915-2015, U. Chicago Press
Knight, Christopher. ‘Apparitions at the Hammer explores low-tech art in a high-tech world,’ L.A. Times, February 13.
Pesenti, Allegra. With contributions by Leslie Cozzi, Clare Elliott. Apparitions. Frottages and Rubbings from 1860 to Now,
The Menil Collection / The Menil Drawing Institute, Houston.   Yale University Press, New Haven.
Stein, Jordan. Let Us Celebrate […] Archives, 1915-2015, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago
Warnock, Molly.  Julia Fish — Threshold.  David Nolan Gallery, New York NY
Yau, John.   ‘The Bewildering Beauty of the Ordinary,’  hyperallergic.com, April 19
2014 Girgenti, Maria, with other contributors.  ‘Art 50. 2014 : Chicagos Artist’s Artists’ : Newcity, September 18
2013 Warnock, Molly.  ‘Painting’s Place,’  Art In America : March: 116-121
Premnath Sreshta Rit, and Matthew Metzger, Eds., ‘Other Spaces’ : SHIFTER, Issue #21 : October
2011 Asper, Colleen, and Greenbaum, Ethan. Two-Fold, The Suburban, Oak Park, IL : catalogue to the exhibition
Berry, Ian and Jack Shear, Editors. Twice Drawn : Modern and Contemporary Drawings in Context,
The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Prestel / Munich, London, New York
Rondeau, James. Contemporary Collecting : The Judith Neisser Collection, Art Institute of Chicago, Yale U. Press
Wright, Maggie. PaperTails, NYU / 80 WSE Gallery, New York, NY, catalogue to the exhibition
2010 Bonami, Francesco, and Carrion-Murayari, Gary.   2010 – Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art,
distributed by Yale University Press, New Haven
Bovee, Katherine. Interview with Julia Fish: Untitled, PNCA OnLine Magazine, No. 2
Fish, Julia.  Julia Fish : Hermitage. Whitney Focus / Video, Whitney Museum of American Art
Fox, Dan.  ‘Whitney Biennial 2010’ Frieze Magazine, May
McKenzie, Duncan, and Richard Holland. Interview with Julia Fish: Bad At Sports, Episode 242
Rondeau, James, and Judith Russi Kirshner. Contemporary Collecting : The Donna and Howard Stone Collection,
Art Institute of Chicago
2008 Artner, Alan. ‘In the Galleries,’ Chicago Tribune, May 16
Camper, Fred. ‘Julia Fish – Between: Stairs and Landings,’ Chicago Reader, May 15
Eshoo, Amy, Editor. 560 Broadway: a New York drawing collection at work, 1991-2006,
Fifth Floor Foundation, New York and Yale University Press, New Haven and London
TRACEY: Simon Downs, Russ Marshall, Phil Sawdon, Andy Selby, Jane Tormey, Editors:
Drawing Now – Between the Lines of Contemporary Art, I.B.Tauris & Co., London
2007 Finch, Richard D., and Veda M. Rives. Marks from the Matrix, Normal Editions Workshop,
Collaborative Limited Edition Prints, 1976-2006, Illinois State University
2006 Artner, Alan. ‘Drawings sketch process of creating art,’ Chicago Tribune, December 21
2005 Fish, Julia. ‘1614 N. Hermitage Avenue’ in Chicago Architecture: Histories, Revisions, Alternatives
edited by Charles Waldheim and Katerina Ruedi Ray, University of Chicago Press
Myers, Terry R. ‘Julia Fish – Painting as House and Home,’ Anthony Grant, Inc., New York : exhibition brochure
2004 Anger, Jenny. ‘Paul Klee and the Decorative in Modern Art,’ Cambridge University Press
Elms, Anthony, Editor. ‘Julia Fish, floor [ floret ]’ White Walls, TerraForm, artist pages, April
2002 Artner, Alan. ‘For Fish, home a matter of form,’ Chicago Tribune, June 28, Sec. 7:32
Camper, Fred. ‘Critic’s Choice,’ Chicago Reader, July 26, Sec. 2: 21
Pichler, Karlheinz. ‘Das ermalter Eigenheim,’ Neue Vorarlberger Tagezeitung, Okt.12 K:39
Yood, James. ‘Julia Fish • Rhona Hoffman Gallery,’ Artforum, October:129
Zdanovics, Olga. ‘Reviews / Midwest • Chicago, Illinois’ Art Papers Magazine, Nov-Dec.: 60
2001 Charmelo, Julie. ‘Doppelganger’ Northern Illinois University Gallery, Chicago, IL : catalogue
Doe, Donald and Wright, Lesley. ‘Patient Process,’ Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, IA : catalogue
Greenwald, LouAnne. ‘In Between Art and Architecture’ MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
Pagel, David. ‘Exhibition Accents a Modern Masterpiece’ Los Angeles Times, March 24, F:18
1999 Fish, Julia. ‘Entry’ Feigen Contemporary, NY and Christopher Grimes, Santa Monica, CA : catalogue w/ statement
Mahoney, Robert. ‘Julia Fish + Claudia Matzko,’ Time Out New York, May 20-27:79
1998 Artner, Alan. ‘Julia Fish / Ten in One,’ Chicago Tribune, October 1, Sec. 5:2
Grabner, Michelle. ‘Lake Breeze – Referential Abstraction in Chicago,’ New Art Examiner, September: 22-26
Hixson, Kathryn. ‘Julia Fish / Ten in One Gallery,’ New Art Examiner, December-January 1999:53
Johnson, Ken. ‘Inglenook,’ The New York Times, July 24: Sec. E39
Snodgrass, Susan. ‘Letter from Chicago,’ C Magazine, November-January 1999:45
1997 Fish, Julia.  ‘Garden Drawings, 1993-1996’ / Zeichnungen [4]’ Galerie Klaus Fischer, Berlin, Germany : catalogue
Jana, Reena. ‘New Work: Drawings Today,’ Flash Art, October 1997:75
1996 Gamble, Allison. ‘Julia Fish / The Renaissance Society,’ C Magazine, Spring / April-June: 46
Palmer, Laurie. ‘Julia Fish / The Renaissance Society, Chicago,’ Frieze, May:65
The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago. View – Julia Fish, Selected Paintings and Drawings, 1985-1995,
essays by Harold L. Johnson and Judith Russi Kirshner : catalogue
Snodgrass, Susan. ‘Julia Fish at The Renaissance Society,’ Art in America, April:121
Warren, Lynne and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. ‘Art in Chicago, 1945-1995’ : catalogue
Wiens, Ann. ‘Julia Fish / The Renaissance Society,’ New Art Examiner, March:38
1995 Camper, Fred. ‘Art People: Julia Fish’s second nature,’ Chicago Reader, February 3, Sec.1:7
Illinois Art Gallery, Chicago. ‘Julia Fish, Selected Drawings, 1990-1994,’
interview — Julia Fish / Kent Smith, curator, FOCI series : exhibition brochure
Pagel, David. Reviews: ‘Shifting Canvas: Julia Fish,’ Los Angeles Times, March 16, Sec. F:5
1994 Berlinische Galerie im Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin, and The Chicago Cultural Center,
‘Korespondenzen / Correspondences, 14 Artists from Chicago and Berlin,’ essays: Judith Russi Kirshner,
Gregory G. Knight, and Ursula Prinz, curators; and Stephen Lapthisophon : catalogue
Camper, Fred. ‘On the Brink of Abstraction,’ Chicago Reader, February 4, Sec. 1:22.
Gross, Jennifer. ‘Intimate Observations,’ Baxter Gallery, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME : exhibition essay
Kuhn, von Nicola. ‘Korrespondenzen – eine Austellung von vierzehn Kunstlern aus Chicago und Berlin im
Martin-Gropius Bau,’ Der Tages Spiegel, 20 November, Nr.15 097
Yood, James. ‘Julia Fish, Feigen, Inc.,’ Artforum, April:102
1993 Wilk, Deborah. ‘On Condition / Gallery 400,’ New Art Examiner, April:31
1992 Adcock, Craig. ‘Abstraction in Chicago,’ Tema Celeste, April- May: 70-73, illus.
Scott, S. ‘Julia Fish / Amy Lipton,’ Art News, October:132
Tiffany Foundation, The Louis Comfort. ‘1991 Awards in Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking,
Photography, and Craft Media’, New York, NY : catalogue
1991 Artner, Alan. ‘Fish reduces nature to its spare emblems,’ Chicago Tribune, April 4, Sec.5:9F
Fish, Julia. ‘Special Report : Abstract Art,’ The Journal of Art, Vol. 4, No.6, June/July/August:29
Hixson, Kathryn. ‘Chicago in Review: Julia Fish,’ Arts Magazine, Vol. 65, No.10 Summer: 98
Holg, Garret. ‘Chicago: Julia Fish,’ ART News, Vol.90, No. 7, September:142
Postiglione, Corey. ‘Chicago: Julia Fish,’ Dialogue: Arts in the Midwest, July/August:10-11
1990 Homisak, Bill. ‘King’s Chicago: our kind of town,’ Tribune Review, Pittsburgh, March 4
King, Elaine. ‘New Generations: Chicago,’ Carnegie-Mellon Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA : catalogue
Odom, Michael. ‘Art: Michael Gitlin and New Generations Chicago,’ In Pittsburgh Newsweekly, March 14:20, 26
Warren, Lynne. ‘Toward the Future: Contemporary Art in Context,’ The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
1989 Fernandes, Joyce. ‘Chicago Works: Art from the Windy City,’ Bruce Gallery,
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and Erie Art Museum : catalogue
Milano Internationale D’Art Contemporanea. ‘Prima Visione,’ Milan, Italy : catalogue
Yood, James. ‘Julia Fish / Neil Goodman, Chicago View: Selected Works from the 1980s,’
Herron Gallery, Indianapolis Center for Contemporary Art : catalogue
1988 Fernandes, Joyce. ‘Good Painting: Contemporary Chicago Painters,’ New Art Examiner Vol. 15, No. 10, June:42
Lipton, Amy. ‘of another nature,’ Loughelton Gallery : catalogue
Provenzano, J. ‘Discreet Power: Reductive Issues in Contemporary Painting,’ Rockford Art Museum, IL : catalogue
1987 Kirshner, Judith Russi. ‘Surfaces: Two Decades of Painting in Chicago,’
The Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago IL : catalogue
Yanson, Julie. ‘Choices: Twenty Painters from the Midwest,’ Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN : catalogue
1986 Artner, Alan. ‘Abstract exhibit works its wonders slowly,’ Chicago Tribune, August 8, Sec. 7:51
1979 Gamblin, Carol. ‘New Portland Gallery,’ ArtWeek May 12:7
SELECTED  PRESENTATIONS  /  LECTURES  /  PANELS
2020 Gallery Conversation : Julia Fish / Sarah Herda / Dan Wheeler re: architectural annotations, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago
Conversation : ‘inspired by architecture: scores, plans, and paintings’ with Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti, Michael Lewanski,
Allen Recital Hall / Holtschneider Performance Center, DePaul School of Music, Chicago
Collection Conversation / Artist Lecture : MacArthur Foundation, Chicago, IL
2019 Gallery talk : Julia Fish : bound by spectrum, DPAM / DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL
Gallery talk : Julia Fish : bound by spectrum, with Art Institute of Chicago Prints & Drawings Associates, DPAM, Chicago
Conversation : Julia Fish / Julie Rodrigues Widholm : regarding bound by spectrum,
Society for Contemporary Art, Art Institute of Chicago at DPAM, Chicago
Guest Curator : architectural annotations : DPAM / DePaul Art Museum in alignment with Third Chicago Architecture Biennial.
works on paper : Burnham Brothers, Douglas Garofalo, Giovanni Battista Piranesi – architects
Andrew Norman, Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti – composers / musicians
2018 Panelist / Reader : Judith Brotman’s Reading Project, in The Tip of My Tongue, Weinberg/Newton Gallery, Chicago, IL
2017 Conversation : Julia Fish / Matthew Goulish : regarding Threshold II, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Conversation : The Drawing Room – Julia Fish / Phil Peters, The Arts Club of Chicago, IL
Conversation : Julia Fish / Kate Nesin : regarding : floret, David Nolan Gallery, New York, NY
Conversation : Julia Fish / Richard Rezac with Elizabeth Brown, Independent Curator, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
2016 The Gathering : Julia Fish, Alberto Aguilar, Aymar Jean Christian : Van Gogh’s Bedrooms, The Art Institute of Chicago, IL
2015 Visiting Artist, Lecture, MFA Critiques : University of Pennsylvania Fine Arts Lecture Series at the ICA, Philadelphia, PA
Conversation : Julia Fish and Drew Beattie with Kossak Painting Fellows / Hunter College, at David Nolan Gallery, NY
2013 Visiting Artist, Lecture, MFA Critiques : Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Conversation : Julia Fish and Dan Wheeler, ‘regarding : Homebodies,’ MCA, Chicago, IL
Artists’ Discussion : ‘Observer Effect’ – Fish, Hyatt, Jemison, Roden, Gallery 400, UIC, Chicago IL
2012 Conversation : James Rondeau and Julia Fish : ‘Roy Lichtenstein : A Retrospective,’ The Arts Club of Chicago
2011 Commencement Address, Class of 2011 : Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
Visiting Artist, Lecture, MFA Critiques : MICA / Maryland Institute, Hoffberger School of Painting, Baltimore, MD
Visiting Artist, Lecture, MFA Critiques : University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2010 Lecture / Presentation : ‘[ home ] work : images in context,’ Society for Contemporary Art, The Art Institute of Chicago
2009 Visiting Artist, Lecture, MFA Critiques : University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, “Artists Now” lecture series
2008 Visiting Artist, Lecture / Presentation : Iowa State University, College of Design / Department of Architecture, Ames, IA
2006 Lecture / Presentation : Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, IL
Panelist / Exhibition Discussion : ‘Intersections,’ Myers School of Art, University of Akron, OH
Visiting Artist, Lecture and Critiques : University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2005 Panelist / Exhibition Discussion : ‘Small Monuments,’ Bowling Green State University, OH
Visiting Critic, MFA Critiques : Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
2003 Visiting Artist, Lecture and Critiques : Grand Valley State University and
Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI
Panelist / Exhibition Discussion : ‘Mediated Nature,’ Oberlin College Gallery & Performance Space, Cleveland, OH
2002 Visiting Artist, Lecture, MFA Critiques : Cranbrook Academy, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2001 Visiting Artist, Lecture and Roundtable Discussion : Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA
Visiting Artist, Lecture and Critiques : University of Wisconsin, Madison
2000 Visiting Artist, Lecture, MFA Critiques : Milton Avery School of the Arts, Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, NY
Panelist : Painting Symposium 2000, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Panelist and Presentation : Abstraction as Description, College Art Assoc. Annual Meeting, New York, NY
1999 Lecture / Presentation : Metropolis: Art in Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Visiting Artist, Lecture and Critiques : University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
1998 Visiting Artist, Lecture and Critiques : Otis College of Art and Design, Santa Monica, CA
1997 Visiting Artist, Lecture : basis wien, Vienna, Austria
Visiting Artist, Lecture : Akademie Der Bildenden Kuenste, Munich, Germany
1996 Interview and Conversation : Julia Fish and Hamza Walker, in conjunction with ‘View – Julia Fish,
Selected Paintings and Drawings, 1985-1995,’ The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, IL
1995 Visiting Artist, Lecture and Critiques : The University of Texas at Arlington, TX
1993 – 95 Member, Project Advisory Panel : Near West Side Branch Library, Percent for Art Program,
Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Chicago, IL
1992 Chair, Panel Discussion : Nature Through Another Lens: The Role of Scientific Imagery in Contemporary Art,
College Art Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
Curator : on condition, Painting Between Abstraction and Representation, Gallery 400, UIC /University of Illinois at Chicago
1991 Respondent, Lecture Panel: City Life and the Future Museum, UIC and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
SELECTED  ACADEMIC  EXPERIENCE  AND  RECOGNITION
1982 M.F.A.  MICA /  Maryland Institute, College of Art – Mt. Royal School of Painting, Baltimore, MD
1976 B.F.A.  Pacific Northwest College of Art / Museum Art School, Portland, OR
2016 Professor Emerita and UIC Distinguished Professor Emerita of Art
School of Art and Art History, College of Architecture, Design and the Arts UIC / University of Illinois at Chicago
1989 — 2015 Professor, School of Art and Design / School of Art and Art History
College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts : UIC / University of Illinois at Chicago
2013 UIC Distinguished Professor, School of Art and Art History, University of Illinois at Chicago
2001 Silver Circle Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Illinois at Chicago
1999 Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Illinois at Chicago
1991 — 1994 Director of Graduate Studies, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Chicago
1986 — 1989 Visiting Artist / Painting & Drawing Faculty, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1988; 2000 Visiting Artist, University of Chicago [ Spring Quarter 1988; Winter Quarter 2000 ]
1983—84; 1985 Visiting Artist / Assistant Professor, Painting and Drawing, University of Iowa, Iowa City
1978—80; 82—83 Instructor, Painting and Drawing, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
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