Julia Fish was born in 1950 in Toledo, Oregon. She is an artist and educator living and working in Chicago, Illinois.
MFA, The Maryland Institute, College of Art, Mt. Royal School of Painting; Baltimore, MD (1982)
BFA, Pacific Northwest College of Art; Portland, OR (1976)
Distinguished Professor Emerita of Art, School of Art and Art History, University of Illinois at Chicago; Chicago, IL (active 1989-2015)
Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, Individual Artist Award (2006)
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation (1991)
National Endowment for the Arts (1986, 1993)
Fish participated in a collaborative print project at Normal Editions Workshop during a short term residency at the School of Art at Illinois State University in 1997.
GroundCover--Winter, GroundCover--Spring and Summer, and GroundCover--Summer and Fall are included in the Marks from the Matrix and Illinois Artists traveling exhibitions available from Normal Editions Workshop.