Judith Gahn Murphy

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For me being a painter is trying to acheive what my mind sees and never really getting there
Judy was trained formally as a visual artist with a depth in art history at UW Madison.  
She concentrates now on watercolor and oil painting. 
As a watercolorist, Judy belongs to the Wisconsin Watercolor Society and exhibits her work with them.
Judy paints en plein air with oil paint throughout the midwest and enjoys participating  in plein air events .
In the past few years Judy has been an 2015 Interfaith award winner: Bucktown art fair Chicago Best of Show; Plein Air best if Show ar Plymouth, WI; Juror's Choice Plein Air Award New Berlin and others... 
Member of League of Milwaukee Artists, Wisconsin Plein Air Painters, WWS
in collections of Northwestern Mutual, Aurora Health Care, Chicago Fire TV set, and others 

Judy also teaches what she loves...painting; details below
  1. Ozaukee County House
  2. Wisconsin Fall
  3. On the Way Home
  4. Wisconsin Fall
  5. River Bed
  6. Plymouth's Veteran's Park
  7. Grapes
  8. Falling Begonias
  9. Dripping Begonias
  10. Morten's in Cedarburg
  11. Mineral Point in February
Art Classes
Fall 2017
  1. 1
    Drawing Class
    Sept 11th - Oct9th Learn to draw using the "sight" method. Have more success painting with better drawing skills. Mequon Theinsville Rec Department www2.mtsd.k12.wi.us
    Monday 10:30am-12:30pm
  2. 2
    Continuing Watercolor
    starting Sept 11th For those who have taken begining watercolor...more tecniques will be learned Mequon Theinsville Rec
    Monday 1:00pm-3:00pm
  3. 3
    Beginning Watercolor
    Nov 6th - Dec 11th Start at the very beginning and learn how to apply and mix the wc. Mequon-Theinsville Rec
    Monday 10:30am-12:30pm
  4. 4
    Sept 18th - Nov 20th Join a friendly class and learn the basics of painting with wc. All levels of compentancy are welcome. Nicolet Rec Dept prog#132450-01 414-3517566rec.nicolet.k12.wi.us
    Monday 5:00pm-7:30pm
  5. 5
    Prep Art
    Sept 19 - Nov 28 An exploratory course in the field of art. Various mediums are used. MATC Oak Creek COMART 400-001 matc.edu/infonline
    Tuesday 9:00am-11:55am
  6. 6
    Figure Drawing
    Sept 19 - Dec 19 A beginning course in figure drawing. Various techniques are used in rendering the figure. MATC Oak Creek COMART420-001 matc.edu/infonline
    Tuesday 12:30pm-3:55pm
  7. 7
    Beginning Painting
    Sept 21st - Dec 7th A watercolor or acrylic class strengthening painting and design skills. MATC Oak CreekCOMART634-001 matc.edu/infonline
    Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm
  8. 8
    Acrylic Painting/Oil Soluable Paint
    Sept 14th - Dec 14th Enjoy your creative side and learn more about this flexable medium. Nicolet Rec Department Prog#132530-01 https://rec.nicolet.k12.wi.us
    Thursday 6:00pm-8:30pm

Art Shows and Plein Air Events

Cedarburg Plein Air 2017

Art and Chalk Fest

Mount Mary Starving Artist Art Fair

June 6h - June 17th
This plein air event will be one that will produce a lot of rural landscapes. Stay tuned for more information

September 10th 110am - 5:00pm
The Starving Artists' Show is an annual outdoor art show held on Mount Mary University's front lawn. It features artwork in a variety of media by local and national artists. All artwork is priced at $100 or less. The entry fee is $10, children 12 and under get into the show for free. The entry fee is used to support Mount Mary student scholarships.
First Annual Art & Chalk Fest 
Saturday–Sunday, July 29–30, 2017
10:00–5:00 | Festival Admission is FREE

The Museum of Wisconsin Art’s inaugural Art & Chalk Fest is an outdoor juried fine arts and crafts festival to be held on MOWA's new cultural campus.
  www.wisconsinart.org › Events

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