October 16, 2012
Kathleen Wang

SLUMA Gallery Talk, Tour

Saint Louis University Museum of Art will host the versatile New York-based artist Mary Judge for a gallery talk and print preview about her experience at Wildwood Press and featured artworks in Mark Making: Prints from Wildwood Press from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28. Doors open at 5 p.m.

The gallery talk will offer an informal environment allowing Judge to share information on her featured artworks, including the inspiration behind her works and the collaborative creative process at Wildwood Press.

A rich collaborative exchange is embraced at Wildwood Press between artist and printer. Master Printmaker and founder of Wildwood Press, Maryanne Ellison Simmons will be present at the talk. Following the gallery tour and discussion on exhibited artworks, Judge will show a group of additional prints, unframed for close viewing and discussion. The exhibition runs through Friday, Nov. 30.

Parking is available in the Laclede Garage.

For more information and additional education opportunities visit the "Programming and Events" page on the SLUMA website.

More about the artist:

Mary Judge lives and works in both New York and St. Louis. At its core, Judge's art can be viewed as an image of an image of time. This subtle but distinct splitting, whether consciously intended or not, would seem to account for its singular urgency. The humanist ideal that originated with the Renaissance is such a manifestly irreducible component of her aesthetic bloodline that it all but insists upon acknowledgment if she is to maintain the integrity of her work and assert the totality of her thinking.

Mary Judge's work is included in these and other museums and collections: The Fogg Museum at Harvard University (Cambridge, Mass.); The British Museum (London, England); The Victoria and Albert Museum (London, England); The Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, Penn.); The Allen Memorial Museum of Art (Oberlin, Ohio); The Corcoran Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.); and The Palmer Museum at Pennsylvania State University (University Park, Penn.).

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