Each of my works expresses a response to living with anxiety. La Corona engages the horror of the pandemic, which covered the world like a black curtain.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Chicago area artist Judith Joseph’s work is exhibited internationally. Her work is idea-driven, and she works across media, chiefly woodblock prints, calligraphy, painting and installation. She recently was awarded a fellowship in the University of Illinois Presidential Initiative in the Arts and Humanities Residency Program, which focused on contemporary takes on the legacy of Abraham Lincoln. Her work is in many public and private collections, and is currently on display at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. Upcoming exhibitions include “One Nation” at the Bernard Heller Museum in New York, NY and “Glow” at Space 900 in Evanston, Illinois. Her conceptual art practice is paired with work as a calligrapher and illustrator, and her specialty is the Ketubah (folkloric marriage contract). She is a published illustrator and is currently working on a children’s picture book. She is on the art faculty of the Chicago Botanic Garden.
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