2014 August- February 1, 2019: Works on Paper: Monotype Prints and Paintings, The Knight Cancer Institute Northwest Community Hematology Oncology Infusion Center, 1130 NW 22nd, Portland, Oregon
2010 October 7th-29th From Cradle to Grave: The Color White, the Anka Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2009 July 2nd – July 30th, The Acorn Contains the Tree, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon
2006 Oct. 2006 – Jan. 2007 Pacific Northwest College of Art Continuing Education Office, Portland, Oregon
2005 August A Thousand Words or Less Portland City Commissioner Sam Adams Office, City Hall, Portland, Oregon
2005 April Paintings: Some Old and a Couple of New Ones Bridges Cafe & Catering, Portland, Oregon
2004 April Greetings From Slabtown Emanon Cafe, Portland, Oregon
Group Exhibitions (selected)
2020 January 2- February 1, With Bated Breath, Gallery 114 NW Glisan, Portland, Oregon Opens: Thu, Jan 2, 6-9 pm
Last Day: Sat, Feb 1, 12-6 pm
2019 November 13 through February 6, 2020 Myth and Magic, City of Gresham Visual Arts Gallery, 1331 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR
2017 October-April 30, 2018 Artists, Healers, and Breast Cancer Survivors: A Window Into Their World Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Building 3, Lower Level, 1130 NW 22nd Ave, Portland, Oregon
2018 November: Siren Nation Visual Art Show Portland 5 Centers for the Arts Antoinette Hatfield Hall, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205
2011 June Equine, the Froelick Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2010 December Resonance at the Anka Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2009 December Benefit Show, Anka Gallery, Portland, Oregon.
2009 October Siren Nation: The Journey. Curator: Molly Jochem. Olympic Mills Commerce Center Portland, Oregon
2009 August 14- 23, The Manor of Art at Milepost 5,
2009 July 2-30 “One more than four” at Anka Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2009 June 18th, Disability Rights Oregon Reception, Portland, Oregon
2009 April The Chair Affair, benefit for Community Warehouse, Anka Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2008 November Memory is the Inhabitance of Absence, Goldsmith Blocks, Portland, Oregon
2008 April The Chair Affair, benefit for Portland’s Community Warehouse, The Art Institute of Portland
2007 November Boxlift Studios Group Show. Curator: Mark Woolley, Portland, Oregon
2007 June Tenth Annual Juried Show, City of Gresham Visual Arts Gallery,
Juror: Laura Russo, Gresham, Oregon
2006 November To Hold Within: redefining the container, Part I (Invitational) Waterworks Gallery, Friday Harbor, Washington
2006 September The Story of Social Injustice (juried), Belmont Street Fair, Portland, Oregon
2006 August Annual Juried Exhibit, City of Gresham Visual Arts Gallery, Juror: Steven Soihl, Gresham, Oregon.
2006 August with Wes Younie, at Lavish, Portland, Oregon
2005 Annual Juried Show Talisman Gallery, Juror: William Parks, Portland, Oregon
2004 Up Close in Pink, (juried) The Art Institute of Portland, Portland, Oregon
2004 Juried Show 2004, Gresham City Hall Visual Arts Gallery, Juror: Charles Froelick Gresham, Oregon.
2004 Fall For Hoyt, Hoyt Arboretum, Portland, Oregon
2003 Up Close in Pink, (juried) YWCA, Portland, Oregon
Published Images (selected)
2015 April: Yazzie The American Journal of Nursing, Art of Nursing column, Volume 115 No. 4 (print and online version at ajnonline.com)
2013 March: Illustration for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center alumni magazine, Pulse, page 28
Vessels of Containment: Part I on ScrubsMag.com website. Five new paintings, published concurrently with the print version of Scrubs Magazine Fall Issue 2011.
From Cradle to Grave: The Color White, Scrubs Magazine Expressions, Fall issue 2011page 48. This is the print version.
Twenty-One, About Face magazine Summer 2011 issue, page 70.
Mean Girls (First Communion II) The American Journal of Nursing, Art of Nursing, March 2011 Volume 111, Issue 3 (online and print versions)
Love You to Death (2007) the October 2009 cover of The American Journal of Nursing Volume 109, Issue 10 (online and print versions)
Art Helps Breast Cancer Patients Heal KGW News Feature, October 2017
Komen Regional 2016 Breast Cancer Issues Conference Life After Breast Cancer: Discovering the New Normal panel discussion participant, Portland, OR
KGW News Feature: Local Artist’s Work Comforts Cancer Patients
Broadcast interview: Nurse Characters Doing Nurse’s Work: The Adventures of Nurse Niki. RNFM Radio, Monday October 18, 2013 6 pm PST/9 pm EST.
Broadcast interview: The Challenges of Dating After a Cancer Diagnosis Doctors Radio channel Sirius XM. Points of view of both an oncology nurse, and cancer survivor. December 12, 2012
Broadcast interview Maintaining Relationships After Cancer with host Melanie Cole, MS on her program Staying Well at RadioMD.com October 15, 2012
Art Talk with Richard Schemmerer, PDX ArtScene live broadcast from the Anka Gallery, September 2009
KGW TV interview regarding participation in Up Close in Pink juried group art exhibit, 2003, YWCA, Portland, OR.
Press and Reviews
Varaday, Merlin Julianna Paradisi: Service and Creation Portland Interview Magazine Issue #25, November 2017
Watson, Joni, MSN, MBA, RN, OCN The Rise of Blogs in Nursing Practice (citation), Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, Volume 16, Number 2/April 2012
Lamb, Matt, Matt Lamb Blog, Julianna Paradisi, October 7, 2011
Connell, Eve, Old Town Chinatown Crier, The heart of Old Town Chinatown Artist Spotlight: Julianna Paradisi, Fall issue 2011 page 8.
Varaday, Merlin, Froelick Gallery Will Show “Equine” Paintings, About Face Magazine Summer 2011 issue page 70.
Speer, Richard, Willamette Week Visual Arts Listing, October 13, 2010 (referencing From Cradle to Grave: The Color White, part of the group show Kalos Eidos at the Anka Gallery, Portland, OR).
Foley, Sylvia, The Manifold Talents of Nurses who are Artists Off the Charts (AJN Blog) May 2010
Foley, Sylvia, On the Cover The American Journal of Nursing October 2009, Volume 109, Issue 10, p. 14
Nurse’s Painting to Grace Cover of American Journal of Nursing, Insight September 2009
Nurse Contributes Personal Stories to Nursing Anthology, Insight July 2009
Foley, Sylvia, The Triple Talents of Some Nurse Bloggers, Off The Charts (AJN Blog) April 2009
The Old Town Chinatown Crier, winter 2008 p. 7. The Heart of Portland Artist Spotlight
Pacific Northwest College of Art Continuing Education Catalog, Spring 2007 Certificate Program: A Conversation with Julianna Paradisi, p. 21
2018 Off the Charts (frequent contributor) the blog of the American Journal of Nursing
2018 A Brief Meditation on Love and Nursing (text and illustration) American Journal of Nursing, February 2018, Volume 118, No. 2
2013- Current: Contributing blogger/illustrator for Off The Charts the blog of the American Journal of Nursing.
Nurse Characters Doing Nurse’s Work: The Adventures Of Nurse Niki, Essay for RNFM Radio Blog, October 14, 2013
2012 February-current: blogger/illustrator for TheONC, the online community for oncology nurses. UBM Medica, Publisher
2011 November 14, Autumn Leaves and Colorful Lives, Blog post for Off the Charts (blog of the American Journal of Nursing)
2011 March 15, Six Degrees of Separation: How Close Is Too Close? Blog post for Off the Charts (blog of the American Journal of Nursing)
2011 February 28, Workplace Violence Towards Nurses: Whose Problem Is It? Blog post for Off the Charts (blog of the American Journal of Nursing)
February 2011 The Wisdom of Nursery Rhymes (essay). The American Journal of Nursing, Volume 111 Issue 2
January 2011 Nurses, Hospitals, and Social Media: It Depends What Business You’re In, Blog post for Off the Charts (American Journal of Nursing Blog)
January 2011 The Puzzle of Snowflakes, Blog post for Off the Charts (American Journal of Nursing Blog)
May 2009 Icarus Again (short story) in the anthology New Lives: Nurses’ Stories about Caring for Babies, edited by Kathleen Huggins, Kaplan Publishing, New York, NY.
May 2009 Voyagers (short story) in the anthology New Lives: Nurses’ Stories about Caring for Babies, edited by Kathleen Huggins, Kaplan Publishing, New York, NY.
Peer Reviewer for The American Journal of Nursing
November 2008 Memory is the Inhabitance of Absence Goldsmith Blocks, Portland, Oregon
2018 Care Champion Award (for nursing)
2007 First Place Committee’s Choice the 10th Annual Juried Show, Gresham Visual Arts Gallery, for Horse With Red Lead (2006) Juror: Laura Russo
2007 Second Place Juror’s Choice the 10th Annual Juried Show, Gresham Visual Arts Gallery, for Horse With Red Lead (2006) Juror: Laura Russo
Off the Charts (posts & illustrations) the blog of the American Journal of Nursing
TheONC (posts & illustrations) UBM Medica, Publisher
The Adventures of Nurse Niki (fiction so lifelike, it’s almost real)
2009- current: Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) certification registered nurse
2009 Certificate in Fine Arts, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon