July, 2013 — Acrylic, 36" x 12" : $450.00
July 21, 2012 — Photography, 12 1/2" x 19" : $165.00
August 18, 2012 — Photography, 12 1/2" x 19" : $165.00
From a very early age, Judy has felt the desire to create in various different mediums of expression, be it by creative writing, sewing, photography or painting. Following a lengthy career as an executive secretary, she has returned to her artistic roots. Although primarily self-taught, Judy has also received fine art instruction from local accomplished artists in watercolour, oil and primarily acrylic medium. She enjoys taking part in workshops whenever possible, most notably with well-known American collage artist, Carrie Burns Brown, as well as from talented Canadian acrylic artists/authors, Peter John Reid and Rheni Tauchid. "Over 25 years' experience as a photographer, has been of great value to me with painting, in particular regarding composition and 'the art of seeing'. For the most part, I enjoy vivid colour, painting a variety of subject matter on varied surfaces, as well as incorporating texture into my art through the experimental use of mediums. This allows me to visually feel the image as I see it; eyes and heart meeting so to speak. My photographs are primarily landscape and convey mood with the effective use of lighting, composition, and subject matter. My landscape, cityscape and abstract paintings express more of my complex nature and the love of experimentation. This is no more evident than in my current series of dimensional "Wheat" paintings done in memory of my Father. While valuing and respecting my fellow artists, I strive continually to learn, improve and to maintain individuality in my art, all the while enjoying the ride and keeping it fun. Although I have occasionally received awards for my art, my greatest reward is when others express appreciation and enjoyment of it." Judy resides in St.Thomas, Ontario and is an active member of the St.Thomas-Elgin Artists' Guild, Port Stanley Artists' Guild, St.Thomas Photographic Guild, The Uptown Arts Club, London and a new member of the Lambeth Art Association. Judy is an associate artist with the Art Emporium, Port Stanley, Ontario.