Julianna Bright was born in Los Angeles in 1971. She grew up in Southern California and received a BA in English Literature from UC Berkeley in 1995.


Julianna’s vivid, delicate works in gouache, watercolor and ink have appeared on album covers, in periodicals and in galleries around North America. Her band, The Golden Bears, released its second full-length LP in February 2012 and was an alternative featured release on iTunes and Amazon. Julianna also pens children’s songs and illustrates interactive apps for kids under the name Cat Doorman.


She lives in an old house in Portland, Oregon with her steady of 12 years, their daughter, six chickens and a dog named Fern.