Julia Fish is Professor of Studio Arts in the School of Art and Art History, UIC. She completed studies for the BFA degree at Pacific Northwest College of Art, and MFA degree at the Maryland Institute, College of Art, and has lived and worked in Chicago since 1985. Her work has been presented in twenty-two solo exhibitions since 1980, and was the subject of a ten-year survey exhibition, View, at The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago in 1996.
Paintings and drawings are included in the permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, and Illinois State Museum, Springfield. National/ international exhibitions include, among others: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; MAK Center for Art and Architecture/Schindler House, Los Angeles; Galerie Remise, Bludenz, Austria, and 2010, the Whitney Biennial. Recent work is currently on view in Homebodies, curated by Naomi Beckwith for the MCA Chicago, through October 13, 2013.