Judy’s been creating art quilts for more than 30 years. A tutor, author, lecturer and judge she has shared her expertise with students in Australia and overseas. She has exhibited widely in Australia and overseas; her quilts have been featured in many books and magazines around the world, and she has written three books on quilt design. Judy is represented in public and private collections including the Powerhouse Museum Sydney and the Museum of Arts and Design New York. She received the Quilters Guild NSW Scholarship 1994, and a professional Development Grant from the Australia Council 1995. In 2012 Judy was presented with the Rajah Award for “her outstanding contribution to Australian quilting.”
Creek Drawing #17
Retail Price: POA
Dimensions: 109 x233 cm (H x W)
Statement: Judy’s work is influenced and inspired by Dora Creek which flows near her home. She is interested in patterns, colour and mood created by changes in the weather day by day. She is passionate about the preservation of the creek and its surrounding bushland.
Exhibition: The New Quilt 2021 (juror invitational)
Statement: The bushfire season is longer and more intense. The future looks grim unless governments accept that climate change is real and act now.
Retail Price: POA
Dimensions: 142 x 172cm (H x W)
Exhibitions: Golden Textures 2021
Down the Down the Creek: twenty eight sketches
Retail Price: Sold. Private Collection
Statement: Dora Creek flows near the artist’s home and she walks there regularly. Often it’s the small scale aspects of the surrounding bush that captures her attention. Like the rhythm of walking, each new sketch developed its own tempo… re-drawing the familiar leads to new discoveries and interpretations.
Dimensions: 156 x 179cm (H x W)
Exhibitions: Quilts=Art=Quilts 2022
Down the Creek #8
Retail Price: $2500
Statement: The creek flows close by the artist’s home… a place to walk and contemplate the beauty and intricacy of the natural environment.
Dimensions: 149.5 x 108.5cm (H x W)
Exhibitions: Australian Quilts in Public Places 2022
Awards: Brother Australia Award