Friday, March 28, 2014

Meet Artist Judy Day, Ironstone Spring Obsession Open Division accepted Artist


O-065  June Loop  wc  16x20  $225
Judy attended Art Center School of Design and Cal State Northridge, where she received a Bachelor Degree in Graphic Design and a K-12 Teaching Credential in Art Education and Math.  She recently retired from 25 + years teaching at David Starr Jordan Middle School in Burbank, California.  Judy taught Beginning art, Cultures through Art, Photography, Cartooning, Animation, and Algebra.  In April of 2010 she moved the foothills of Jackson, and began studying with several local artist and concentrating on her painting. 

O-066  Fort Bragg wc  16x20  $275
Judy’s art credits include the following: Illustrating three educational children’s books, numerous brochures, posters, paintings and cards, two cut paper banners (3 x12 feet) that hang seasonally in the First Christian Church of North Hollywood’s Sanctuary.  For the last 5 years, Judy has directed a week long children’s art camp in Studio City for 3rd thru 12th graders.  She is currently serving as the President of the Amador County Artist Association.

Her awards and honors are: 1993-94 Jordan Middle School Teacher of the Year, 1994 Burbank Woman of the Year, 1995 Outstanding teacher Award given by the LA Times and CSUN School of Education, and finally in 2002 the California League of Middle Schools Educator of the Year Nominee.

Judy loves the outdoors and has hiked and sketched in the high Sierras most of her life.  “My art is inspired by my backpacking trips into the Sierras, vacations around the world, majestic landscapes, historical sites and practically everything in my neighborhood.  You never know what will catch you eye and inspire you”

Judy’s art work is displayed at the Sutter Creek Gallery, at 35 Main St.  in Sutter Creek, California.

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