Julia Goodman works at the intersection of papermaking, textiles, sculpture, and painting. Her work is included in the collections of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, DePaul Art Museum and Google. Recent exhibitions include: National Museum of Women in the Arts, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Jose Museum of Art, DePaul Art Museum, Poetry Foundation, Saint Mary’s College, CCA Hubbell Street Gallery, Berkeley Art Center, and Euqinom Gallery. Her residencies include JB Blunk Residency, Recology SF, Creativity Explored, Salina Art Center, and The Space Program. Goodman lead papermaking workshops throughout the Bay Area including Creative Growth, the Exploratorium, San Jose Children’s Museum and more. In 2020 she was selected for the 2020 Women to Watch Award by the San Francisco Advocacy for the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

Goodman earned an MFA from California College of the Arts and a BA in International Relations and Peace & Justice Studies from Tufts University. In between she studied art at Santa Monica College. In 2015-2016, she was a Full Time Visiting Lecturer, Interdisciplinary MFA Program in Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College Chicago. Goodman is currently teaching Introduction to Papermaking: From Fiber to Paper at CCA. She lives in Berkeley with artist Michael Hall and their family.

Certain is nothing now. (detail)