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NEWS FLASH!

Thank you for all your support and patronage of Judy and the other women artists in this years’ virtual Studio Collection Holiday Sale 2020! 

Judy currently has nature-dyed silk scarves, shawls and circular scarves at Off Ludlow Gallery, in their exhibit Gifts II, 3408 Ormond Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45220. Open Tuesdays 10-2pm and Fridays/Saturdays 2-6pm, the show closes on Sunday, December 20 1-5pm. Last chance to pick up local gifts for the holidays!

The range of Judy’s fiber work can be seen on her Shop page.

 

Artist Statement

I take two ecological principles (recycling and reusing) seriously in my work, using the vines, leaves, limbs, shavings, junk mail, clothing or other odd materials that would otherwise go into the garbage or litter the ground. And I use the ground, too. Each material has a character of its own which I feel duty bound to discover and disclose. My efforts at nudging, coaxing, pinching, shoving, holding, mixing, adding, layering, balancing, reforming, etc. allow those unique personalities to unfold and bless the world with wonderful sculptural forms and colors. What fun they are as they develop!

Artists typically are expected to give serious statements about the world through their work; I seriously strive to let the humor and beauty of the Creator show through in surprise, wonder, and simple joy. In the process, an unplanned sensitivity often emerges from the work, letting me know that the material and the Creator are in control.