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PAINTING: Watercolors, Acrylics, Mixed-Media, Pastels, Drawing-media, Illustration, Calligraphy, Large-scale canvases, Formerly Oils: FULL-SCALE MURALS: Theatrical Murals; Parade-Floats; Permanent and Temporary Mural Work, mostly interiors; PHOTOGRAPHY: Former wedding/portrait photographer; Landscapes,  Nature, Architectural. PRINTMAKING:Relief and monoprinting, formerly etching, engraving, lithography.  MUSIC: Experienced and accomplished college-trained classical pianist and church-pianist. TEACHER: Qualified Juror for student work and novice adults. 

Gina Judy-Fine Artist and Illustrator  (Richmond, Ohio), originally from Steubenville, is a graduate of Bethany College (WV) where she studied with renowned watercolorist (the late) Wes Wagner, and also holds a Master's Degree from Ohio University, (Athens, OH) in Art Education. While at Ohio University as a teaching-assistant, she also took painting and printmaking courses with MFA candidates. While there, Gina studied with Master Printer (the late) Prof. Don Roberts. She has also attended a number of workshops by notable artists such as Lana Privitera, Michael Holter, C. Jean Fitzgerald, Frank Webb, Jeannie McGuire,  Kathleen Zimbicki, Christine Swann,  Lavonne Sulwalski, Gerald Brommer, Barry Jeter,  Ron Thurston, Sharon Stoltzenberger, Pat Dews, and Frank Eber.  While having been a caregiver for a now-deceased parent for six-years, she is also an exhibiting artist. After her retirement from public-school art teaching of thirty-years in 2014 and being an exhibiting artist during part of that time, she temporarily left 'retired' life and filled-in from December 2021 through June 2022 as a permanent-substitute for a local-Christian school (half-day position) in grades 3-12, after the untimely passing of their art-teacher.  Since 2014 she has been accepted into numerous shows in at least 20 states that had either a national or international screening, winning awards especially in watercolor, in many of them.  She holds twelve signature-memberships--Ohio Watercolor Society, Kentucky Watercolor Society, Philadelphia watercolor Society, Montana Watercolor Society, Red River Watercolor Society, Alaska Watercolor Society, Rhode Island Watercolor Society, Pikes Peak Watercolor Society, Spokane Watercolor Society, North Star Watermedia Society, Baltimore Watecolor Society and The Women's Art Club of Cincinnati. She is a Juried member of four Pittsburgh art societies-- Pittsburgh Society of Artists (1984) and the Pittsburgh Watercolor Society (2015),and Cranberry Artists Network. She also holds a number of other Pittsburgh area-art memberships, including the Pittsburgh Pastel Artists League. She is Past President, Past Vice-President, Past Show-Chair, Past Publicity-Chair, Past Scholarship-Chair and Past Recording-Secretary since the early 1980's, of the Steubenville (OH) Art Association, and serves on the board of the Pittsburgh Society of Artists as Recording Secretary, as well as holding other museum-supporting memberships such as Oglebay Institute, Wheeling, WV. She is a displaying member of Summit Gallery, as a member of the Top Of West Virginia Arts Council in neighboring Weirton, West Virginia.


B.A. Art Education, BETHANY COLLEGE, Bethany , WV

      M.A., Art Education, OHIO UNIVERSITY,

      Athens, OH

Various post-degree workshops and credits both during teaching career, and after.


       Bethany College Senior Fellow
       Private Piano Teaching experience
       Ohio University Teaching Associate
       Teaching workshops to students on Saturday mornings. Private Art lessons also.
       Workshop on creativity to teachers of Preschool-teachers inservice presentation, Jefferson Community College.
      Thirty-Years full-time art-teaching experience, K-12,  mostly grades 7-9, Indian Creek Local School District, Mingo Junction, OH. Co-Student Council Advisor, eight years. Retired.
    Jefferson County Christian School, permanent-sub grades 3-12 Art, half-day, Dec 2, 2021-June 2022. Retired.

         Volunteer-Advisor Ohio Federation of Women's Clubs  for Community Service High-School and Jr. High girls 1995-2011.
        Two-semesters taught Kent State  University, East-Liverpool Ohio Branch, Art For Elementary Teachers until the course moved to the main campus...300-level evening-course.
         Continues to occasionally teach adult art workshops for arts groups  in Steubenville , Ohio and Weirton, WV.


AWARDS FOR EXHIBITIONS (mostly recent past)

2024 NorthEast Watercolor Society Member Show Honorable Mention

2023 Pittsburgh Society of Artists 57th Annual       one of four Juror's Awards from Tara Fay Coleman.

2023 Westmoreland (PA) Art Nationals Westmoreland Community College
Best Mixed-Media Award

2023 Rhode Island National Watercolor Show Honorable Mention

2023 West Virginia National Aqueous Award of Excellence Ribbon

2023 Camelback International Online Gallery Artist Invitational VI Bronze Award and FACES Bronze Award

2023 Rocky Mountain National Watercolor Exhibition M. Graham Merchandise Award
2023 Camelback International Online Gallery Best In Medium Award for Watercolors

2023 North Hills  (Pgh PA) Art Center Member Show Honorable Mention for Linocut
2023 Algonquin Mill Festival Fine Art Juried Regional Exhibit Best of Show for pastel piece and three-first place category awards.

2023 NorthStar National Watermedia Judith Benham Art Award

2023 McMurray Art League  (Pgh PA) Juried Regional Spring Show Best In Category and also two Jurors' Awards

2023 Steubenville Art Association Celebrate Steubenville Today Show Co-Chair and Honorable-Mention Winner

2023 Ohio Valley Plein Air Competition Exhibit (Wheeling, WV)  First Place

2023 Steubenville Art Association Juried Regional Spring Show Special Helen Sweeney Memorial Award for Watercolor

2022 National Adirondacks Annual Exhibition of American Watercolors W. B. Romeling Memorial Award

2022 Ohio Valley Plein Air Competition Exhibit (Wheeling, WV) Best of Show

2022 Camelback Online International Gallery International Achievement in Acrylic FINALIST
Open Theme BRONZE

2022 Westmoreland Art Nationals at Westmoreland (PA) Community College Painting Award
2022 Tuscarawas County (Ohio ) Art Guild Fall Regional Juried Show Award of Excellence Medal

2022 Spokane Watercolor Society National     Award Of Excellence

2022 Algonquin Mill Festival (Carrollton, OH) Fine Art Juried Show 1st and 2nd in Watercolor Category

2022 Steubenville Art Association Spring Regional Juried Exhibit Honorable Mention

2022 McMurray Art League Spring Show Figurative Category Winner

2022 West Hills Art League Spring Juried Show Merit Award

2022 J Mane Online Gallery Hon Mention  MIND BODY SPIRIT

2022 Camelback Gallery SILVER AWARD
Blue Abstracts
2022 Camelback Gallery Shades of Green Online

2021 NorthStar Watermedia Virtual Membership Exhibition Award

2021 South Carolina Watercolor Society 44th National Exhibition Travel Award

2021 Watercolor Ohio Travel Award

2021 Rhode Island Watercolor Society National Show fourth place

2021 Butler (PA) Art Center "Art Is" First and Third Place Watercolors

2021 Spokane Member Show Award

2020 Philadelphia International Works On Paper Picked for Travel Exhibition

2020 Montana National Watermedia Merchandise Award

2020 Kentucky Regional AquaVenture 5th Place

2020 ONLINE Illinois Watercolor Society Award of Excellence (one of six)in Member Show

2020 Pittsburgh Watercolor Society Collaboration with Fallingwater Merit Award and sold-piece

2020 McMurray Art League Fall Online Juried Show Best In Category Architecture and Juror's Award

2020 Watermedia National Juried Show, Dallas Metro Arts Contemporary Gallery

2020Rhode Island Watercolor Society Regional FIRST PLACE Online show PAINT WHAT YOU LOVE

2020 Tuscarawas Art Guild Fall Juried Show Award of Merit

2019 Pittsburgh Watercolor Society Member Show, First Place. Panza Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA.

2019 Southeastern Ohio Watermedia Society Fall Juried Show, First Place, New Philadelphia, OH.

2019 North Hills Art Center (Pittsburgh, PA) Fall Regional Members Show, Third-Place.

2019 Alaska 45th National Watercolor Exhibition, First Place. Anchorage, AK. Awarded Signature Membership.

2019, 2018 Associated Artists of Butler (PA)County Spring Juried Show, Best of Show. 2019, 2017 Nature and Wildlife  shows, third-place.

2019 West Hills Art League (Pittsburgh, PA) First Place. McMurray (PA) Art League, Two "Best in Category" Awards. Merit Award, Steubenville Art Assn. Spring Juried Show.

2019 Summit Gallery , Weirton WV  (WV/CVB) "Churches of Brooke and Hancock County" competition,  First-Place.

2019 North Hills Art Center Show ART FOR ANIMALS Benefit Show, First Place Overall.

2018 North Hills Art Center Mid-Winter Hues, First-Place, Watercolor.

2018 Alaska 44th National Exhibition, 4th Place.
Anchorage, AK.

2018 Summit Gallery Weirton, WV (WV/CVB)  "Weirton the City Forged by Steel" Second-Place in Two Categories, Watercolor and Acrylic.

2017 Southeastern Ohio Watermedia Society Fall  Juried Exhibition, Second Place.

2016 Pittsburgh Watercolor Society Member Show, Third Place.

2016 Southeastern Ohio Watermedia Society Fall Juried Exhibition, Best of Show. 1991, First and Third-Place. Signature Member.

1989 Pittsburgh Society of Artists Themed Show "Windows", one of four Juror's Awards.

Various local awards in area shows including Best of Show in Wellsburg, WV: Merits in Bethany WV,  Wheeling, WV, St. Clairsville and Steubenville, OH.


2023  National/International Acceptances

Adirondacks Annual National Exhibition of American Watercolors

Red River Watercolor National Show

Spokane National Watercolor Society National Show

Lincoln Gallery (Colorado) National Juried Fine Art Show

Montana Watercolor Society National Watermedia

Society of Watercolor Artists (TX) Juried Member Show

Adirondacks Wonder of Water/Ripples and Roars National Exhibition

Rhode Island Watercolor The Limited Palette, National Spring Break and Complimentary Colors Online Exhibitions

Philadelphia Watercolor Society Online International Exhibition of Works on Paper

NorthStar Watermedia Society Member Show

Regional Shows/Local Shows of Note

Ohio State Fair Professional Juried Exhibition, two works accepted

Kettering, Ohio THE VIEW Regional Juried Show Landscapes

Art of Aging Project Invitation at Stifel Fine Art Center, Wheeling

Mansfield Art Center Crowfest

Kentucky AquaVenture Regional

BWS Signature-Member Show at Maryland House of Delegates

Greensburg Art Center (PA) Juried Biennial

Tuscarawas Art Guild Fall Juried Annual Show

Pittsburgh Gallery Four The Living Canvas Figurative Drawing Show

PSA Artist's Choice and Works on Paper Exhibits

Women's Art Club of Cincinnati Member and Signature-member exhibitions

Fundraising Exhibit, University of Pittsburgh/Greensburgh

Crosscurrents Juried Regional, Wheeling, WV

Simply Spring Cranberry Artist's network

Hoyt Art Center Member Show at the Confluence

PAWCS, PWCS Online Member Shows

Pittsburgh Watercolor Society member show and Watercolors In The Garden at Pgh Botanic Gardens

Butler (PA) Art Center Invitational

Pittsburgh Watercolor Society Online Exhibit BLUE

Summit Gallery  (Weirton, WV) Member Show.

The ARC of Canonsburg two sales-exhibitions through McMurray Art League

2022 National/International Acceptances

NorthStar Watermedia Society National Juried Show

October National Gallery 510 Decatur, IL

Kentucky National Aqueous

Rhode Island Watercolor Society National Show

Rhode Island Watercolor Society Online Open Show VISIONS (two accepted)

Pittsburgh International Aqueous

Arts North 27 (Arts In Harmony) Elk River Arts Alliance (MN)

Regional Shows/Local Shows of Note

Member Shows: PWS, PWCS, TCAG at Summit Gallery, SAA at Summit Gallery, Schuetz, Historic Ft. Steuben, Hoyt Art Center At the Confluence, NHAC, Women's Art Club of Cincinnati

Big Art Juried Exhibition, Cincinnati, sponsored by the Big Art Collaborative

NHAC Art of The Earth Themed

Kentucky Aquaventure Regional

PSA Artist's Choice at Manos Gallery

J Mane Gallery Landscapes ONLINE

Cranberry Artists Network Martinis and Monet

2021 National/International Acceptances

Kentucky National Aqueous

West Virginia National Aqueous

Pikes Peak International Watermedia

128th Annual Regional Juried of the Women's Art Club of Cincinnati

National Fine Art Show, Lincoln Gallery, Colorado

Red River Watercolor Society 28th National Juried Show

NorthStar Watermedia National Exhibition

Cincinnati Art Club National Viewpoint 53

Montana Watercolor Society National Watermedia

Rhode Island Watercolor Society Online Painting Through The Pandemic

Westmoreland Art Nationals ONLINE


Regional Shows/Local Shows of Note

Baltimore Watercolor Society Mid-Atlantic Regional and Signature-Member Show

Member Shows: PWS, Red River Watercolor Online, Hoyt

Butler Art Center Nature and Wildlife Show

Pittsburgh Pastel Artists League Show at Gilberti Gallery

Kentucky Aquaventure ONLINE

2020 National/Intenational Acceptances

October National Decatur, IL

27th Annual Red River National Exhibition

Rhode Island Watercolor Society National Show

7th Annual THE LIVING MARK Verum Ultimum Gallery, Portland, OR

Spokane National And Member Shows


Online Galleries: FUSION ART Skies, Faces and Figures

J MANE: Watercolor, Art of Aging, Monochrome, Fins, Feathers and Fur, Abstracts

West Virginia Watercolor Society National ONLINE

Allegany Arts Council Wills' Creek SHELTER

LOSS Woman-Made Gallery Online Show

Rhode Island Watercolor Society National Online HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

University of Alaska ONLINE Digital Gallery National Exhibit


OH+5 Regional at Athens, Ohio

Stifel Fine Art Center/Oglebay Institute Regional CROSSCURRENTS

26th Annual Juried Regional Landscape Exhibition THE VIEW

Artists Invitational Exhibit at Oglebay Institute "Presence" on the Art of Again


PWS and MTWS Member Shows ONLINE

Art Online Endangered ART for ANIMALS

Women's Art Club of Cincinnati Juried Regional Exhibit

and The Art We Make Member Exhibit

Watercolor Ohio

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