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Quilts are coming off the beds and going up on the walls as fine art. More and more gallery art exhibitions are featuring art quilts alongside oil and acrylic paintings, sculptures, etc. As art quilts are gaining in acceptance and popularity, their value as art has been increasing as well. Fine art collectors are branching out into textiles as well and adding art quilts to their collections. These exhibition opportunities make it easy for collectors to see the artwork in person and purchase from the artist while patronizing their local galleries. As I am notified of jury results, I will be posting upcoming exhibitions here. For previous exhibition information featuring textile artist Jean M. Judd's artworks, go to the Recent Exhibitions page to see exhibition history for individual artworks.

Contaminated Water #1, #2, #3 (c)Jean M. Judd, N.S.A., textile artist

Contaminated Water #1 (top), Contaminated Water #2 (center), Contaminated Water #3 (bottom)

The Stillwater Art Guild Gallery in Stillwater, Minnesota will be hosting an invitational exhibition entitled “Still Water”. This exhibition was conceived by textile artist Jean M. Judd of Cushing, Wisconsin in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the St. Croix River being part of the National Scenic Riverway system in the United States. She selected eight artists to participate along with her in this exciting exhibition to run August 1 – 30, 2018. Artwork Ms. Judd has selected for inclusion in the exhibit includes her Contaminated Water Series, which will feature ten large scale works, including her newest addition to the series, Reflections, which has not been exhibited previously.

This exhibit will feature artists who work with artistic mediums such as ceramics, wood, painting, photography, and textiles. Each artist has a strong voice that makes their work stand out. They will be exploring the concept of rivers and water and the historic town of Stillwater as it relates to them, their environment, and their life experience.

The exhibition opens on August 1, 2018 and is open through August 30, 2018. The artist reception is August 3, 2018 from 5 to 8pm. There will also be a closing reception August 26, 2018 from 2 to 4pm. The gallery is housed in the historic Isaac Staples Sawmill building built over one hundred and twenty years ago. The address for the gallery is:

Stillwater Art Guild Gallery
402 North Main Street
Stillwater, MN   55082

Visit the gallery web site at http://artguildgallery.com/ for more information about the exhibition and gallery or call 651-689-0149. Contact the exhibition curator, Jean M. Judd, at 715-566-0212 or jean@jeanjudd.com .

Abstract Textures 2.1 (c)2014-2017 Jean M. Judd, N.S.A., Artist

Abstract Textures 2.1 (above) 37.75" x 43.75" and Sound Waves #3: Ionosphere (below) 13.25" x 43.25" - Hand stitched thread on dye painted textile

Sound Waves #3: Ionosphere (c)2015-2016 Jean M. Judd, N.S.A., Artist

The Mary R. Koch Arts Center in Wichita, Kansas has selected textile artist Jean M. Judd of Cushing, Wisconsin for inclusion in the Wichita National All Media Exhibition 2017. Artwork selected for inclusion in the exhibit includes: Abstract Textures 2.1 and Sound Waves #3: Ionosphere.

This exhibit was open to all traditional and non-traditional art media including: ceramics, enamels, fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, metalsmithing, paper, wood, mixed media, photography, painting, drawing, and printmaking. It is the longest running and most diverse show at the MARK ARTS. Artworks were selected from the pool of submissions from across the country by exhibition juror Kyle Reicher, noted metal sculptor and owner of Ferrous Studios.

The exhibition opens on September 8, 2017 and is open through October 15, 2018. The artist reception and awards presentation is September 8, 2017 from 5 to 8pm. The address of the art center is:
Mary R. Koch Arts Center
9112 East Central Avenue
Wichita, KS   67206  

Visit the gallery web site at https://www.markartsks.com/ for more information about the exhibition and art center or call 316-634-2787 to speak to Dimitris Skliris, Executive Director.

Rusted Snowflakes (c)2010-2017 by Jean M. Judd, N.S.A.

Rusted Snowflakes – ©2010-2017 -  Hand Stitched Thread on Rust Pigmented Textile – 19.75” x 30.75” (50 x 78cm)

The Alexandria Museum of Arts in Alexandria, Louisiana has announced textile artist Jean M. Judd of Cushing, Wisconsin as one of the artists selected for inclusion in the 30th Annual September Juried Art exhibition. Artwork selected for inclusion in the exhibit includes: Rusted Snowflakes. The exhibition features all manner of fine art from painting and photography to sculpture, collage and textiles. This museum is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2017.

The juror, former AMoA director and current President/CEO of Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience, Mark A. Tullos Jr., has selected 50 artworks from the over 250 submissions. The exhibit begins on June 2, 2017 and is open through September 23, 2017. The Artist Opening Reception, Gallery Talk, and awards presentation is on June 2, 2017. **Awarded one of four Honorable Mention Awards. The address for the exhibition is:

Alexandria Museum of Art
933 Second Street
Alexandria, LA   71301  

Visit the web site, http://themuseum.org/ for more information about the facility, exhibitions, etc.  Contact Executive Director, Catherine M. Pears at (318)-443-3458 for more information.

Hand Dyed Fabric by Jean M. Judd, NSA, Textile Artist & Author

Explore in-depth interviews with artists from around the world in ARTiculACTION Art Review Magazine. Discover new artists and see how they are stretching, pulling, and using their chosen medium in a new and different way.

The April 2015 issue features artists: Jean M. Judd (USA) page 134-159, Malu Schroeder (Brazil) page 80-97, Cevdat Akman (Turkey) page 58-79, Paul Ashton (United Kingdom) page 120-133, Jave Gakumei Yoshimoto (Japan/USA) page 98-119, Pierre Schwarzenbach (Switzerland) page 42-57, Constantin Galceava (Romania) page 22-41, Armineh Hovasianen (USA) page 4-21, BBB Johannes Deimling (Denmark) page 160-179, Svetlin Velchev (The Netherlands) page 180-199, and Else Vineas (Denmark) page 200-211.

Thoughtful interviews with curator Dario Rutigliano intimately explore the process and production of each artist. Beautiful, high resolution images of their work are included in each article.  

April 2015 issue direct link:
http://issuu.com/articulaction/docs/articulaction_art_review_-_april_20_6781bddf33734d

ARTiculACTION web site: http://articulaction.yolasite.com/