PAINTING: Watercolors, Acrylics, Mixed-Media, Pastels, Drawing-media, Calligraphy, Oils: FULL-SCALE MURALS: Theatrical Murals; Parade-Floats; Permanent and Temporary Mural Work; PHOTOGRAPHY: former wedding/portrait photographer; landscapes,  Architectural. PRINTMAKING: Etching, Engraving, Lithography, Relief.  MUSIC: Experienced and accomplished college-trained classical pianist and church-pianist.

Gina Judy-Fine Artist (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 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 ten signature-memberships--Ohio Watercolor Society, Kentucky Watercolor Society, Montana Watercolor Society, Alaska Watercolor Society, Rhode Island Watercolor Society, Philadelphia Watercolor Society, Pikes Peak Watercolor Society, Spokane Watercolor Society, North Star Watermedia Society and Baltimore Watercolor Society. She is a Juried member of four Pittsburgh art societies-- Pittsburgh Society of Artists (1984) and the Pittsburgh Watercolor Society (2014), Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators, and Cranberry Artists Network. She also holds a number of other Pittsburgh area-art memberships. She is Vice-President & Past President of the Steubenville (OH) Art Association, and serves on the board of the Pittsburgh Society of Artists, as well as holding other museum-supporting memberships such as Oglebay Institute, Wheeling, WV.

Education

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.

Teaching

       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.
          Recently invited and taught three adult-workshops in Watercolor, two in Weirton, WV and one in Cambridge, OH .


 

   

Awards for Exhibitions


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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.

Nationally/Internationally Screened Shows
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2019
Colorado: Colorado Springs-Pikes Peak Watercolor Society International  Watermedia Exhibit.

Missouri: St. Louis-WEBSTER ARTS INTERNATIONAL January, Open Themed Annual
      (45 selected from 368 Submissions)
        August, Works on Paper; two prints selected.
                 Kansas City: October-Kansas City Zoo   Group Benefit Show. Jones Gallery, two pieces accepted with nature-wildlife theme.
 
Montana: Big Fork-selected for Montana Watercolor Society National Show, October.

North Carolina: Raleigh- ART OF MIND National  exhibit dealing with Alzheimers; Fayetteville; ARTISTS WHO TEACH national exhibit, two pieces accepted.

West Virginia; Parkersburg- National Aqueous; two pieces accepted.

Fusion Art Online Exhibit, two pieces selected.

2018
Kentucky: Louisville-Kentucky Watercolor Society National Aqueous Fall Show; AquaVenture Spring Show.

Minnesota: Hopkins-23rd Annual ARTS IN HARMONY International Exhibition, Hopkins Center for the Arts.

Missouri: St. Louis- WEBSTER ARTS INTERNATIONAL Open-Themed Annual, two watercolor selected from 407 submissions from 107 artists, 45 selectec from 38 artists from 16 states and Mexico.

Montana: Big-Fork-Montana Watercolor Society National Exhibit.

Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh- Pittsburgh Watercolor Society International Aqueous, Spinning-Plate Gallery.

Washington:Spokane-Spokane Watercolor Society National.

West Virginia: Parkersburg. WV National Aqueous.

2017

Kentucky:Louisville-Kentucky Watercolor Society National Aqueous, Actors' Theater. AquaVenture Spring Exhibit, Kaviar-Forge Gallery.

Minnesota: Blaine-22nd Annual Arts In Harmony International Exhibition, Blaine Municipal Building Lobbies. Minneapolis-also selected for  accompanying travel exhibition, THE NORTH SHOW at the American Swedish Institute.

Oregon: Portland-VERUM ULTIMUM Gallery Internationally Screened Themed Show, "A Generous Kingdom II".

Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Watercolor Society International Aqueous.

Washington: Spokane-Spokane Watercolor Society International Exhibition, two pieces selected.

West Virginia: Princeton-West Virginia National Aqueous.

OTHER EXHIBITIONS OF NOTE

Pittsburgh Society of Artists Annuals 2019, 2018, among others. Also, Artist Choice Exhibitions, and other juried exhibitions at the USX Steeltower and
PPG Wintergardens.  Juried into PSA "Physique" and  "Da' Burgh".  (Member since 1984)
 
Ohio  State Fair Professional Juried Exhibition three acceptances (including 2019, 2016) and one acceptance (1989) Amateur Exhibit.

Accepted into the Regional Spring Show 2019 at the Erie Art Museum.  One-hundred works selected from 600 submissions from 250 mile radius of Erie, PA.

Accepted into the  Hoyt Regional, 2019, New Castle, PA.

Accepted into 73rd Ohio Annual, Zanesville Museum of Art.

Accepted into Juried PWS 70th Anniversary Show at the Three-Rivers Arts Festival.

Accepted into Percolate Gallery Show themed "Mother".

Accepted into "Croscurrents" exhibits at the Stifel Fine Art Center, Wheeling.  

Consistent awards in the Tuscarawaras County  Center of Art exhibits sponsored by the Tuscarawas County Art Guild, and in the Steubenville Art Association's Annual Juried Shows.

Gina T. Judy,  P. O. Box 416 ,Richmond, OH 43944

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