Installation view. 2014
Judith Barry was born in Clolumbus, Ohio and received her MA in Communication Arts, Computer Graphics at New York Institute of Technology, NY. Judith is known primarily as a video artist but also makes drawings and photographs, as well as having done work in performance and installation. She has also been involved in several catalogue & book projects with the International Cultural Center, Antwerp and the Parrish Museum, Southampton. She has received numerous grants and awards such as a twice a New York Foundation for the Arts Emerging Forms Fellowship: Art Matters Grant, NY; NEA Artist Fellowship; Wexner Center for the Arts Residency in Video; the Kiesler Prize for Architecture & the Arts; Best Pavilion, 8th Cairo Biennale, in which she was the official USA Representative; Danile Langlois Foundation Project Grant, Montreal; and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship.
Barry's work is in the collections of the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Chicago Art Institute; Cisneros Fontanais Art Foundation, Miami; DIA Denter for the Arts, NY; Fundacio La Caixa, Barcelona; The Museum of Modern Art, NY; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. She has exhibited at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Museum of Modern Art, NY; University Art Museum, Berkeley; the Renaisance Society, Chicago; and numerous galleries including Xavier Hufkens, Brussels; de Appel, Amsterdam; Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco; Galerie Karin Sachs, Munich; Stux Gallery, NY; Gracie Mansion, NY; and Leslie Tonkonow Gallery, NY. She has exhibited with Rosamund Felsen Gallery since 2000, and lives in New York.