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.