Discipline: Visual Art

Judy Youngblood

Discipline: Visual Art
Region: Dallas, TX
MacDowell Fellowships: 1982, 1985

Judy Youngblood is an active artist who creates paintings, drawings, etchings, and relief prints as well as works that combine multiple mediums. In 2019 she had a solo show, Unsettled Conditions, at William Campbell Contemporary Art, Fort Worth and was honored as Printmaker Emeritus by Southern Graphics Council International, the largest organization of artist printmakers in the world. In recognition of her achievements, the Forum Gallery at Brookhaven College (Dallas) organized and hosted a retrospective, Judy Youngblood: The Effects of Time and Weather. Peter Briggs, Director of the Artist Printmaker Research Collection at the Museum at Texas Tech University said, “Spanning her career, the fifty artworks in this exhibition brought together a remarkable range of prints, drawings and paintings on paper.”

Recently Youngblood has also had solo exhibitions and installations at the Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, Texas, Flatbed Press and Gallery, Austin, Texas, and the Ellen Noël Art Museum of the Permian Basin, Odessa. Additionally her work is included in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, The Portland Museum of Art, Portland and many private collections. Her work has been included in more than three hundred invitational or juried group exhibitions around the world.

Judy Youngblood is a Professor Emeritus of Art at the University of North Texas, Denton, Texas where she taught printmaking and book arts for more than 20 years. Youngblood was a Fellow at MacDowell, a Fulbright Scholar at Hayter’s Atelier 17 in Paris, and earned her M.F.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.



Judy Youngblood worked in the Adams studio.

Given to the MacDowell Association by Margaret Adams of Chicago, the half-timbered, stuccoed Adams Studio was designed by MacDowell Fellow and architect F. Tolles Chamberlin ca. 1914. Chamberlin was primarily a painter, but also provided designs for the Lodge and an early renovation of the main hall. The studio’s structural integrity was restored during a thorough renovation in…

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