Julie Green (b. 1961 in Yokosuka, stomach 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, aWhole Foods mini-documentary, National Public Radio, 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, and is a 2011 recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant and recent winner of the ArtPrize 3-D Juried Award. Half of each year, usually in winter months, she works on The Last Supper, an ongoing project about the death penalty in the United States. Green lives in the Willamette Valley and is a professor at Oregon State University.