Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, raised in upstate New York’s Borscht Belt, Judith studied water color painting with Robert Longo and learned set design during her apprenticeship at the Mountaindale Playhouse, Musical Summer Stock Repertory Theatre-in-the-Round.
After making Aliyah and serving in the IDF (Nahal), Judith apprenticed with Israeli sculptor, Robbi Scharf at Kibbutz Hulda. Working in watercolors, charcoals and acrylics she was commissioned to paint several murals for the kibbutz along with exhibiting at their “Galleria B’Ya’ar.”
Traveling through Europe, exhibiting in Amsterdam, Brighton & Hove and London. Judith was invited to mount solo exhibitions at the “Beck Gallery,” Catskill Art Society Sullivan County, New York and at North London’s “Women Art Alliance”
Judith subsequently participated in the “Royal Society of Women Artists Exhibition” The Mall Galleries, The Mall, London.
Remaining in London Judith gratefully credits award-winning Art Director and Graphic Designer, the late Amelia Edwards as her greatest mentor while they worked together at Walker Books, an international children’s book publishing company.
Judith was Art Director/Graphic Designer for several Israeli and American based companies including, “Piccolo Productions,” “Jerusalem Film Center,” “Jerusalem Film Festival,” “World Tolerance Center,” “Chapeau Noir, An Original Musical,” and “A Touch of Magic!” a motion picture fantasy.
Expanding into the world of film, Judith was invited to screen her short videos at the 2016 and 2017 Academy of Film and the Arts Exhibitions in Ghent, Belgium.
29 EXHIBITIONS IN 6 MONTHS RECIPIENT OF 13 AWARDS
27 out of 29 International exhibitions & competitions, Judith is the sole representative from Israel, “a great honor.”
Eighteen months ago Judith embarked on a major project. Since releasing a segment of her work from FATHER GIRI’S DIARY, A PILGRIM’S JOURNEY (a collection of 65 digital paintings that explore Hebraic, Hindu, Catholic, Ethiopian Yoruban themes and imagery), Judith has been invited to 29 international competitions and exhibitions, recipient of 13 awards.
THE INTERNATIONAL JURIED COMPETITIONS & EXHIBITIONS
CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY ONLINE “All Women Artists”
ARTGALLERY 118 “When She Rises, We Rise”
LAS LAGUNA. “Women in Art”
HELVETART “Open Theme”
ARTGALLERY 118. “Time & Tide”
PEOPLE & PAINTING GALLERY “In Search of Beauty” (Alla ricerca della Bellezza)
GREY CUBE GALLERY “Skies”
ART-FLUENT GALLERY “Of The Earth”
ART SHOW INTERNATIONAL “2nd Open Juried Competition”
GREY CUBE GALLERY “Landscapes”
LAS LAGUNA GALLERY LOS ANGELES “The Second Half”
REDARTBOX. “Rooftop Exhibition, Los Angeles”
MANCHESTER VR/2020 DEANSGATE GALLERY “BritishArtsExhibitions”
LIGHTSPACETIME “555 Summer Exhibition”
GALLERYRING “Land Water Sky”
ARTROOM GALLERIES. “Skies”
LIGHTSPACETIME “11th Open”
BOOMER GALLERY, TOWER BRIDGE “Contemporary Art”
THE CURATOR SALON “Marks We Make”
CAPE COD CULTURAL CENTER “Eye of the Beholder”
FUSION ART “5TH Annual Skies”
ART FLUENT “Connection”
ARTROOM “Artist’s Choice”
ART SHOW INTERNATIONAL “Landscape”
CULTURALLYARTS “Transfiguration: Growth & Identity from Global Perspectives”
HELVETART GALLERY “Open Theme”
ARTGALLERY 118 “Featured Artist”
To view Judith’s full interview at CulturallyArts click on the link: https://www.culturallyarts.com/indiv-interviews-21/judith-lungen
To view Judith’s status as Featured Artist click on the link: https://www.artgallery118.com/judith-lungen
EYE OF THE BEHOLDER – SOCIAL CONSCIOUS AWARD – Contemporary Art Gallery Online “All Women Artists”
MOONRISE OVER JORDAN – HONORABLE MENTION – Grey Cube Gallery Online “Skies”
MOONRISE OVER JORDAN – HONORABLE MENTION – Art Show International “2nd Open Juried Competition”
MOONRISE OVER JORDAN – FINALIST AWARD – Art Room Gallery “Skies”
DORMITION ABBEY MT ZION – HONORABLE MENTION – Art Show International “2nd Open Juried Competition”
OUR LADY OF JERUSALEM – FINALIST AWARD – Art Show International “2nd Open Juried Competition”
QUMRAN MYSTERIES – HONORABLE MENTION – Art Show International “Landscape”
FULL MOON OVER JORDAN – CRYSTAL AWARD – GalleryRing “Land Water Sky” International Juried Exhibition
FULL MOON OVER JORDAN – HONORABLE MENTION – Art Show International “Landscape”
ANCIENT RUINS – SPECIAL RECOGNITION – LightSpaceTime “555 Summer Exhibition” International Exhibition, Photography & Digital Art Category
ANCIENT RUINS – HONORABLE MENTION – Art Show International “Landscape”
ENTRANCE TO ST. ANNE’S BASILICA – SPECIAL MERIT – LightSpaceTime “11th Open Exhibition” Photography & Digital Art Category
LION’S GATE – FINALIST AWARD – Art Room Gallery “Artist’s Choice”
FATHER GIRI’S DIARY, A PILGRIM’S JOURNEY – a series of 65 digital paintings blending Hebraic, Hindu, Catholic, Ethiopian and Yoruban imagery and themes with narrative text.
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All limited editions are printed on 100% cotton fiber Canson Archival Rag Paper. Certificate of Authenticity, signed, dated and numbered.