JUDY THOMAS CV

 

MFA - Hunter College, NY, Master of Fine Arts in Painting

BFA - University of Iowa, BFA in Drawing

Site-Specific Installations & Solo Exhibitions 

2017     'Drawings', Grit Works Gallery, Newburgh, NY

             ‘Mapping’,  New Paintings, Space Create Gallery, Newburgh, NY , Solo Show

2016      'Kaleidoscope’,  Weathervane Gallery, Brooklyn, NY , Solo Show

2015     'Matrix:Renewal’, Newburgh Artisans, 87 Ann Street, Newburgh, NY  Solo Show and Installation

2014    'Expansion’, Worlds of Wonder, The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz,NY, curated by Ian Berry

2012   'Puppette’, Lasell College Faculty Show, Wedeman Art Gallery, Newton, MA

            'Tendrils’, Saugerties Public Library, Saugerties, NY

            ‘Prayer Flags', Earth Day Event, McCarren Park, Brooklyn, NY

            ‘And now a word from our sponsors…’, Catskill Community Center, Catskill, NY

2011    'Matrix', The Construction Site, 200 Moody St.,  Waltham Art Windows, Waltham, MA

            'Tendrils', Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

            'Tendrils', Drawing the Line, The Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA

2010    'Neurons', Echoes and Dreams, The Secret Theatre, Long Island City, NY

              Installation and Set Design, Octavia Cup Dance Theatre, choreographed by Laura Ward

            'String Theory', The Gallery at the Secret Theatre, Long Island City, NY, One Person Show

2009    ‘Flags Redux', Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Ursula Clark

            ‘Flags’, Crest at Macri Park, Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY, curated by Joseph Franquinha

2007    ‘Rocks’, Outdoor Sculpture Show, Empire Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY

2004    ‘Dream Catchers’, Entanglements, Merce Cunningham Studio, NY

              Installation and Set Design, Octavia Cup Dance Theater, choreographed by Laura Ward

2002    'As Seen in Williamsburg Loft', Window Shopping, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Larry Walczak

2001    'Shelter', Byrdcliffe Outdoor Invitational, Woodstock, NY, curated by Devorah Sperber

            'Smoke Rings', 'LeXXXichoreography', Williamsburg Art Nexus (WAX), Brooklyn, NY

               Installation and Set Design, Octavia Cup Dance Theater, choreographed by Laura Ward

2000   'Network', Statscript Pharmacy, New York, curated by Leslie Lund

             'Nesting Instinct', Byrdcliffe Outdoor Invitational, Woodstock, NY

1999     'Bales', Westbrook Artists Site, Madison County, Iowa, curated by Kevin Lair

            'Sunscreen', UFO Technologies, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY, One Person Show

1998    'Ball Room', 88 West Broadway, New York, curated by Brian Lynch

1997    'Catch Of The Day', The Sculpture Barn, Pier Show V, Redhook, Brooklyn

1996    'Blue Skylight', Art a la Carte, North Side Café, Brooklyn, NY       

            'Cathedral Web', Hanging Sculpture Garden at Newport Centre Mall, Jersey City, NJ

'Geodesic Zone', Jersey City Arts Summit, City Hall, Jersey City, NJ

            'Geodesic Web', Outdoor Sculpture Show, Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY

           'Trouble Ball', Soho Carnival Show, 8th Floor Gallery, New York

           'Labyrinth', Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI, One Person Show

           'The Blue Archway', The Sculpture Barn, Pier Show IV, Brooklyn, NY

           'Arch', Pier Show IV, Redhook, Brooklyn, NY

           'Gypsy Tree', Art Around the Park '96, Tompkins Square Park, New York

           ‘Tether Ball’, Beach Culture Show at Art Moving, Bedford Ave, New York

1995    'Form Sequence', Art From Detritus II, Kansas City. MO

            'Nest', Sculpture Barn, Pier Show III, Redhook, Brooklyn, NY

            'Web', Pier Show III, Redhook, Brooklyn

1993    'Troubles’, Williamsburg Art Festival, Brooklyn, NY

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

 2015     'Sideshow Nation’, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Richard Timperio

               ‘Art From Detritus’, 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Viridian Gallery, NYC, curated by Vernita Nemec

2014      ‘ENERGY FIELDS’, The Lofts at Beacon Gallery, Beacon, NY , curated by Marieken Cochius

              'Sideshow Nation’Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Richard Timperio

2013      ‘Girl Talk’, Gaia Gallery, Dumbo, Brooklyn, curated by Vernita Nemec

              'Crest Hardware Show', Crest Hardware, Williamsburgh,Brooklyn, NY, curated by Joseph Franquinha

              'Sideshow Nation’, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Richard Timperio

2012      'Crest Hardware Show', Crest Hardware, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Joseph Franquinha

               'Cowgirls 4’, Brik Gallery, Catsksill, NY,curated by Richard Timperio

               'Wall Street ‘to Main Street’, Catskill Community Center, curated by Fawn Potash

               'Mic : Check’, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Richard Timperio

2011      'Crest Hardware Show', Crest Hardware, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Joseph Franquinha

              'It's All Good', Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Richard Timperio

              The Dreaming’, Octavia Cup Dance at FringeNYC, Choreographed by Laura Ward

2010      'Golden Blueprints', WG Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Rosa Valado & Meghan Fulkerson

               'Green - What is it', Faculty Exhibition, Mount Ida College, Newton, MA, curated by Kathleen Driscoll

               'Crest Hardware Show', Crest Hardware, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Joseph Franquinha

2009      Crest Hardware Show’, Crest Hardware, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Joseph Franquinha

2008      ‘Faculty Exhibition’, The Gallery at Mount Ida College, Newton, MA, curated by Kathleen Driscoll

               Crest Hardware Show’, Crest Hardware, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Joseph Franquinha

2007      ‘Residue’, Diesel Gallery, Brooklyn, curated by Stuart Nicholson

2006      ‘Love, Hope, Sex, Dreams’, Superfine, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Stuart Nicholson

2005      ‘FreeFall’, Hogar Collection, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, curated by Leslie Lund

2004      'Spring Fever', Teddy's Backroom Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Stuart Nicholson

2003      'Last Call', Right Bank Gallery, Brooklyn, curated by Sarah Barker

               'Comfort Zones', Tenri Cultural Institute, curated by Leslie Lund

2001      'Bed, An Exhibition', Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, curated by Carri Skoczak

2000     Elements 2000’, HEREART, New York, curated by Devorah Sperber

1999      'Crest Hardware Show', Crest Hardware, Brooklyn, curated by Gene Pool

1998      'Crest Hardware Show', Crest Hardware, Brooklyn, curated by Gene Pool

1997      'Small Statement', Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition

              'Warehouse', Five Years of the Sculpture Barn', Eighth Floor Gallery, New York, curated by Judy Thomas

               'Looking For The Pieces', Isis Conceptual Laboratory, West Branch, Iowa, curated by Hans Breder

               '4,200sf, 8 Artists, w/View', Metropolitan Towers, New York, curated by Anna West

1996      'Postmasters Virus: artMoving In Soho’, New York, curated by Aron Namenwirth

              'Central Industrial Supply Show', New York, curated by Gene Pool

              'Art From Detritus: Recycling With Imagination’, Henry Street Settlement, NYC, curated by Vernita Nemec

             'Independents Biennial III', Galeria El Bohio, New York, curated by Vernon Bigman

'Natural Transformations', Maria Feliz Gallery, Jim Thorpe, PA, curated by Leslie Lund

'The Burning Bra And Other Feminist Tales', Smithtown Township Arts Council, St.James, NY, Norma Cohen

‘Color Now’, Main line Art Center, Haverford, PA, juried by Patrick Murphy

‘Cry for Justice/ Visions of Social Change’, Anne Arundale College, Arnold, MD, juried by Nancy Sausser

‘Conflict/Resolution’, Brooklyn War Memorial, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Leslie Lund

1995      'Fotogravure - Then And Now', Danmarks Grafiske Museum, Odense, Denmark

1994      '5 Brooklyn Artists', Scandinavian-American Society, New York

1993      'Earth Art’, Sawtooth Galleries, Winston-Salem, NC, juried by Tom Stanley

              'Organism', The Mustard Factory, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

 Selected Reviews/Catalogues/Blogs

Prufrock's Dilemma (blog), "Glitter and Be Gay: Art in Newburgh, New York", September 2017, (review, photos)

Claire Lambe, “Worlds of Wonder at the Dorsky Musuem, rollmagazine.com (review)

Tony Cenicola, “Feels Like Old Brooklyn”, The New York Times, Nov 10, 2013 nytimes.com (slideshow)

Cher Vick,  “Meet a Newburgher”, May 21, 2104, newburghrestoration.com/blog(article)

Cathy Cahill, “Art lives in Newburgh”, Oct 2, 2013, Mid Hudson Times, (photo/editorial)

Vicky Tiel, “It’s About Time Women Rule in the Art World”, Huffington Post, August 31, 2012 (photo)

John Savarese, “Moody Street’s yin and yang”, The Waltham News Tribune, Wicked Local, Aug 8, 2011 (editorial)

Nancy Shohet West, “Windows into art in Waltham”, The Boston Globe West, , June 16, 2011 (editorial)

Nafiz Ahmed, “Arts all around us: Festival of the Arts”, The Brandeis Hoot, April 29, 2011, (editorial photo)

Joanne Mattera, “Big Show at Sideshow”, blogspot.com , Jan 26, 2011 (photo)

Brent Burket, “Balance”, http://heartasarena.blogspot.com/2009_06_01_archive.html (review, photo)

Oberon’s Grove, “Echoes and Dreams @ the Secret Theatre”, May 22, 2010, blog (review, photos by Kokyat)

Jack Anderson, “Entanglements”, The New York Times, 2004 (review)

Leslie Lund & Thalia Vcachopolous, “Sculptural Solutions for the Spirit”, Tenri Cultural Center, 2003, (Catalog)

Virginia Myers, Foil Imaging: A New Art Form, Tenacre Print 2001 (book contribution essay and photo)

Author Unkown, Sculpture Adventure, Poughkeepsie Journal, 2001 (photo)

Susan Hamburger, “Bed, An Exhibition”, Artburger, WaterfrontWeek, Volume 4.19.01 (review and photo)

Author Unkown, “Elements 2000”, Sculpture Magazine, March 2001, review (photo)

Bonnie Langston, “Art in the Woods”, Sunday Freeman, June 11, 2000 (photo)

Kathi Norklun, “A Forest of Opposition, Utopia/Distopia”, Woodstock Times, July 20, 2000

Sarah Schmerler, “The Crest Hardware Show”, Time Out New York, June 8-25, 1998 (review)

Susan Hamburger, “WAREHOUSE”, Cover Mag, Vol 11, #5, 1997 (review of curated exhibition)

Rhonda Bates-Rudd, “The Wondrous Webs of Judy Thomas”, The Detroit News, June 26, 1996 (review, photo)

William Zipper, “Newport Center: Art in a Skylight” The New York Times NJ, September 15, 1996

Susan Hamburger, Artburger, WaterfrontWeek, Volume 7.1.97 (review)

Artburger, WaterfrontWeek, Volume 6.24.96 (review)

Francis Chapman, “Looking for Neighbors..Warehouse”, Artburger, WaterfrontWeek, Volume 6.11.96 (review)

Abraham Lubelski, “The Allure of Carnival”, NY Soho Arts Magazine, July/August 1996 (review)

Jennie Waldrop, “What Is That Thing?”,Art on Campus, AACC Campus Crier, February 1996 (review, photo)

Mel Jarvis, “Recycling with Imagination”, FORUM Visual Arts Journal of Kansas City, Nov-Dec 1995 (review)

“Crossings”, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, 1995 (catalogue)

“Recycling with Imagination: Art from Detritus II”, ATOA, New York, 1995 (review)

Robin Kahn, “Time Capsule, An Encyclopedia of Contemporary Women Artist”, Creative Time, New York, 1995

“In Three Dimensions, Women Sculptors of the '90s”, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, 1995 (Catalog)

Melissa Rossi, “Where Do We Go After The Rave?”, Newsweek, July 26, 1993

 

Grants/Awards/Fellowships/Honorariums

2015                         Arts Mid-Hudson Individual Artist Commission grant (NYSCA Decentralization Grant)

2011                          Waltham Art Windows Honorarium for sculptural installation

                                 Brandeis University Office of the Arts Honorarium for sculptural installation

1996                         Jersey City Dept. of Cultural Affairs and Pro Arts Honorarium

                                 Detroit Focus and CAID Honorarium for sculptural installation

                                 Main Line Art Center for sculpture installation, Patrick Murphy, Juror

                                 Pascal Art Gallery at Anne Arundale Community College, for Sculpture Installation

1991                          Artists Space Curatorial Grant, Shredded Money Show, with Luisa Caldwell

1987                         William Graf Travel Grant to Sweden, Hunter College

1986                         Harriet Rutter Eaglesen Scholarship, Hunter College

1983-84                    Harriet Woolley Scholarship, Fondation des Etats-Unis, Paris, France

1981                          Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship, Yale Summer School of Art & Music at Norfolk

1979-82                    Ford Foundation Scholarship, University of Iowa

1979-82                    Mary Sue Miller Memorial Scholarship, University of Iowa