Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Judy Fox

Judy Fox is a sculptor who works in the Hudson Valley, with a studio in Rhinebeck, New York. As an undergraduate she studied sculpture at Yale (BA1978) and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. She received advanced degrees in Art History (MA1983) and Conservation (1985) from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University (NYU). She is a Senior Critic and professor at the New York Academy of Art.

Fox has participated in numerous exhibitions around the U.S. and in Europe. A fellow of both Yaddo and MacDowell residencies, she has received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the “Anonymous Was a Woman” Foundation, the National Academy of Design, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She has had solo exhibitions at The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu; John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI; and Kunsthalle im Pallazo, Liestal, Switzerland. She has been the subject of many reviews and articles, including features in Art in America (2000), Artnet (2007), Sculpture Review (2010), O Magazine (2012), Ceramics: Art and Perception (2013), New Ceramics (2015), and Artforum (2019). Her work has been featured in several books, including David Ebony et al, Curve/The Female Nude Now (2003), Veronica Gunter, 500 Figures in Clay (2004), the Dutch publication Het Grote Boek 2 (2017), Judith Schwartz, Confrontational Ceramics (2008), and Cristina Cordova, The Figure in Clay (2022). She contributed essays to The Figure: Painting, Drawing and Sculpture: Contemporary Perspectives (Rizzoli 2014).

Judy Fox, Broccoli, 2023, terra cotta, casein paint 4 x 10 x 7 inches
Judy Fox, Naval Orange, 2023, terra cotta, casein paint 8 x 8 x 8 inches
Judy Fox Pumpkin, 2023, terra cotta, casein paint 11 x 15 x 12 inches
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  1. […] Judy Fox joined us to talk about her show, Harvest, currently running at Judy Hoffman Gallery. For this show, Fox, who is a sculptor living in the Hudson Valley, was inspired by the many farms surrounding her. During the pandemic, while locking down in her studio alone, Fox was searching for a way to speak to the mortal condition in a way that was approachable. This gave rise to her unique fruit and vegetable sculptures, each reminiscent of the human body. To learn more, listen to the complete interview. […]


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