Born Melbourne, Australia


Arrived Paris. Studied for Baccalaureate.

Attended Ecole des Beaux Arts and Universite de Paris, la Sorbonne, Paris

Arrived in New York [1969].


Master of Fine Arts, Hunter College, CUNY, New York.

Participated in 'New Image Painting' exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and 'Exxon National Exhibition' at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York


Collaborated as editor of Semiotext(e), published by Columbia University [1978-1981]. Two residencies at Sarabhai Foundation in Ahmedabad, India.

Became acquainted with writings of A.K. Ramanujan and Alan Roland.

Three residencies at Centre d'Experimentation Marie-Louise Jeannert, in Boissano, Italy.

Three residences at Edward Albee Foundation, in Montauk, New York.


Joined Graduate Faculty at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia.

Traveling retrospective exhibition launched at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center/Museum of Modern Art, New York and traveled within the United States.


A second version of the retrospective traveled to venues in Poland, Hungary and Austria.

A 25 year survey show traveled within Australia.

In Germany, a major survey show was presented at Saarland Museum, Saarbrucken (2003) and at the Museum Kurhaus Kleve (2006). A thirty year overview of Green's works in West Australian collections was presented at the John Curtin Gallery, Curtin University, Perth.

Awarded the Order of Australia in 2007. This honor was conferred in recognition of Green's service to the arts, particularly as a painter and published author, and through her promotion of Australian art and artists internationally.


Green created a site specific installation in 2011 at the Kunstsammlungen und Museen Augsburg, Neue Galerie Im Höhmannhaus in Germany. This exhibition, titled "After Ju Chao, Ju Lian, Richter, Wiebke, LeWitt, Albers, Manet," included a large scall wall painting and 145 small scale panels.

Green is the author of Metonymy in Contemporary Art: A New Paradigm, co-published in 2006 by the University of Minnesota Press in the U.S and Macmillan in Australia. Her second book, An Artist's Odyssey, will be released by UMinn Press and Macmillan in 2011.

Throughout these years, writings on art appeared in Arts Magazine, New York; Art Press, Paris; Art Monthly Australia and Art and Australia.

Lectured at Universities and Museums including Kunsthochschule, Berlin; California Institute for the Arts; Brown University; Maryland Institute of the Arts, Victorian College for the Arts, Melbourne and the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts, Paris.

Received grants from the Australia Council for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Has lived in New York since 1969.