Print Works, a catalogue of select etchings
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PROFILE

Born in Cape Town 1966. She obtained her B.A.F.A from Michaelis School of Fine Art in 1988 and an advanced Diploma in Printmaking awarded with Distinction in 1989. She was awarded her Masters of Fine Arts Degree with Distinction from the University of Cape Town in 1993 with a dissertation entitled Moria, a Eulogy of Folly.

She was the resident artist and administrator of Hard Ground Printmakers' Workshop from 1993 until its closure in 2005. She currently runs her own studio at The Bijou building in Lower Main Road, Observatory, Cape Town. She has travelled and visited many printmaking workshops in the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Austria and has travelled as far south as Tierra del Fuego and the Antarctic Peninsula, crossing the infamous Drake's Passage in an icebreaker. Her work has been inspired by recent trips to Hong Kong and mainland China, where she was part of a group training in Yang Style Tai' Chi Chuan, with Master Ou Rong Ju in Foshan, Guandong Province. Recent trips have been to visit the island of Zanzibar and voyaging to Namibia by boat. A trip into the Himalayas and Indo-Tibet and a road trip through the deserts of the Sahara during a residency at Cafe Tissardmine in Morocco have been recent journeys and explorations.

Woodborne has spent some time working in various printmaking workshops such as the Grafische Werkstatt im Traklhaus, as well as taking part in collaborative printmaking portfolios with artist/curator Jan Jordaan, working on the Break the Silence HIV Campaign, as well as the Art for Humanity, Woman Artists supporting Childrens' Rights Campaign. Other projects include the Playing Card Portfolio curated by Veerle Rooms, Belgium in collaboration with the Playing Card Museum, Kasterlee, the Body Politic portfolio of colour etchings produced in collaboration with Prof. Teresa Cole, Tulane University, USA.

Woodborne was selected as the ABSA Klein Karroo Kunsfees Festival Artist in 2007. She produced an unusual body of paintings on gold-leaf entitled "The Garden of Eden". She recently curated and published a portfolio of 16 etchings, The Exquisite Corpse, based on the theme of Adam and Eve, in collaboration with 7 participating artists. The portfolio was sponsored by Sanlam, and selected for the Klein Karoo Kunsfees 2009.

Judy has been working in collaboration with Tarot Reader, Joanne Jardine over the last four years to produce her portfolio of Tarot Card Etchings, a series of 22 etchings of the Major Arcana.  This portfolio has been launched at the S.A. Print Gallery, and the set can be viewed on this site under the printmaking category.

EDUCATION:

1988
Obtained B.A.F.A with first class pass in printmaking.
(University of Cape Town)

1989
Completed postgraduate Advanced Diploma in Fine Art,
which was awarded with distinction. (UCT)

1993
Awarded Master of Fine Arts Degree with distinction. (UCT)

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS


RESIDENCIES:
  PUBLIC COLLECTIONS: Her works are in many private collections in the U.K., Europe, Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi, America and South Africa.

PUBLICATIONS: SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2020
Imaginarium - an exhibition of paper sculptures, works on paper and engravings at the AVA Gallery, Cape Town
Proposed joint collaboration exhibition with Christian Diedericks at the Melrose Gallery (October) and at Oliewenhuis Museum.

2018
A solo exhibition: Alternative History - works on paper at Rust en Vrede Gallery, Durbanville, Western Cape. (May2018)
The Anatomy of the World, a solo exhibition at Lizamore and Associates, Johannesburg opening 4 July 2018.

2015
Samsara - exhibition of paintings, Lizamore & Associates, Johannesburg.
Exhibition of Graphic Works - Alternative History, Hodlmoser-atelier, Festung  Hohensalzburg, Salzburg, Austria.
Exhibition of Etchings, The Cape Gallery, Cape Town
           
2014
Exhibition of Water Paintings, the Casa Labia Gallery
Persephone's Garden, The Cape Gallery

2013
Water Element, a series of paintings inspired by travels to Zanzibar and Namibia. The Cape Gallery.
Persephone's Tears/Water element, and exhibiotn of oil paintings, Artspace, Johannesburg.

2012
Water, Fire and Ice - a series of paintings representing the elements inspired by my travels.  The Cape Gallery, May.
The Tarot Card Portfolio - a series of 22 etchings, the S.A. Print Gallery, 109 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock.

2011
The Elements, an exhibition of oil paintings, IS Art, Franschoek.
Collected Works, a selection of etchings. The Cape Gallery , Cape Town.
The Elements, a series of circular paintings, Rust-en-Vrede, Durbanville.

2010
Solve et Coagula exhibition, a collaboration with ceramic artist, John Bauer,
and the Tarot card Series at the Cape Gallery, Cape Town.
Paperworks & China boxes, Rust-en-Vrede, Durbanville, Cape Town.
Paperworks exhibition, Artspace Gallery, Johannesburg.

2009
Alchemical Diagrams and Shadow Boxes, the Cape Gallery, Cape Town.
Shadow Boxes, Perspex engraving and paper constructions at Rust-en-Vrede, Durbanville.

2008
Recent Works
An exhibition of recent paintings and graphic works at the Cape Gallery, Cape Town.

2007
The Garden of Eden
An exhibition of Paintings, Absa Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunsfees, Oudtshoorn

2006
In the Shadow of the Mountain
An exhibition of landscape paintings, the Cape Gallery, Church Street, Cape Town.

2005
The Life of Everyman Suite
A series of recent etchings, The Cape Gallery, Cape Town

2004
Recent Etchings, The Life of Everyman – a suite of etchings and the Songline Series.
Art on Paper, Johannesburg

2003
Parade of the Ridiculous, Art on Paper, Johannesburg.
Songlines – and exhibition of multiple plate and colour etchings, The Cape Gallery, Cape Town.

2002
Adam and Eve
An exhibition of graphic works and watercolours, Oxford Art Weeks, Oxfordshire, U.K.

Exhibition of Graphics
Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, Austria.

1999
Exhibition of Recent Works, Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town.

1995
Bread and Circus
An exhibition of etchings and watercolour drawings, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town.

An exhibition of monochromatic and miniature etchings, Chelsea Gallery, Cape Town.

1994
Exhibition of etchings. The J.E. Stallion Gallery, Louisville, USA.


1993
Moria, a Eulogy of Folly
A series of etchings submitted for the M.A.F.A Degree, Association for Visual Art, Cape Town.

1991
Exhibition of The Music Box Etchings,the Market Gallery, Johannesburg.

1990
Exhibition of Etchings,
The Chelsea Gallery, Wynberg, Cape Town.

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2020
                  The Grand, exhibition at Rust-en-Vrede, Durbanville
                  Phantasmagoria, an exhibition of artworks created during lockdown, Lizamore & Associates, Johannesburg.
                  Art on Paper, Kalk Bay Modern

2019
                  Birds - curated exhibition, Rust-en-Vrede Gallery
                  Master of Print, curated printmaking exhibition, Art.B Bellville
                  Awagami Miniature print exhibition, Japan
                  Turbine Art Fair, represented by Lizamore Gallery and Millenium Gallery
                  Self, a portrait exhibition curated by Pierre le Riche, Glen Carlou Gallery
                  Art on Paper - Riebeeck Kasteel Gallery, Solo Studios
                  The Painted Print, The Artist's Proof Gallery, Cape Town
                  Art on Paper, Kalk Bay Modern
                  The 25 Anniversary Exhibition, Klein Karoo Kunsfees, Oudtshoorn
                 
2018
                  The Woordfees Festival
                  Art on Paper, Kalk Bay Modern
                  Tiny Treasures, Art.B Bellville
                  Botanica, curated by Adele van Heerden, Art.B, Bellville
                  C.A.T, group exhibition curated by Eva Kollmer, Munich Germany

2017
                  Opskiet by die Museum,The Woordfees, Stellenbosch curated by Alex Hamilton
                  Number One, Incisioni al Femminile exhibition of graphic works, Atelier Controsegno, 201 Via Napoli, Pozzuoli (Naples)
                  Cape Town Art Fair - SA Print Gallery. Cape Town International Convention Centre - 17 - 19 February 2017
                  Art Africa Fair, Jubilee Hall. V & A Waterfront 23 Feb - 5 March 2017
                  Selected for the 3rd International Printmaking Triennial of Ulus, Begrade, Serbia.
                  Visual Tribute Exhibition for Judith Mason curated by Jan Barend Wolmarans, Christo Coetzee Museum, Tulbagh, then MOK Gallery,      
                  Stellenbosch
                  The "Iosif Iser" International Contemporary Engraving Biennial Ploesti, Romania.
                  Annual Christmas Exhibition, I.S. Art, Franschoek


2016
                  The 8th International Printmaking Biennial Douro, Portugal www.bienaldouro.com
                  Break the Spell - curated by Louis Janse van Vuuren, Woordfees, Oude Libertas Gallery, Stellenbosch
                  XVI International Biennale of small graphics, Ostrow Wielkopolski, Poland. Opening 3 September at the Museum Miasta Ostrowa  
                  Wielkopolskiego, Poland www.biennale@know.pl
                  Mini print Biennale, Tokyo, Osaka, Japan.
                  Bitme IX, mini print biennale, Canada.
                  Cape Town Art Fair, represented by the SA Print Gallery
                  Annual Christmas Exhibition, I.S. Art, Franschoek

2015
                  Art on Paper - Kalk Bay Modern
                  Frida - exhibition curated by Alex Hamilton, Alex Hamilton Studio, C.T.
                  Material(i)sation. Art in the Yard, 38 Huguenot St, Franschoek.
                  Di Carta/Papermade exhibition of works on paper at Comune di Schio,Servizio cultura Palazzo Fogazzaro,Via Pasini, 42 - 36015 Schio. Italy.
                  The "Iosif Iser" International Contemporary Engraving Biennial
                  Ploesti, Romania.
                  Exhibition of printmaking, Mexico Exchange, Querètaro, Mexico.


2014
                  The Suid-ooster Fees, Artscape, Cape Town.
                  Marking the Map, launch exhibition of Lizamore & Associates new gallery, Johannesburg.
                  Cape Town Art Fair, represented by the SA Print Gallery.
                  Blood, Sweat & Tears, curated by Dr Paul Bayliss, Absa Gallery, Johannesburg.
                  Number One, exhibition of graphic works, Atelier Controsegno, 201 Via Napoli, Pozzuoli (Naples)
                  Douro Print Biennale, Portugal
                  XV International Bienniale of small graphic forms and ex-libris, Ostrow Wielkpolski, Poland.
                  Fear and Loss, curated by Katie du Toit, the Oliewenhuis Museum, Bloemfontein.
                  The Garden of Eden, curated by Margie Murgatroyd, Casa Labia Gallery, Muizenberg. (December)

2013
Art on Paper exhibition, Kalk Bay Modern. Cape Town
Paper Exhibition, I.S. Art, Franschoek.
Miniatures exhibition, Rust-en-Vrede, Durbanville.
This is the Sea, a group contemporary exhibition, Casa Labia, Muizenburg.
Graphic Arts from the World. Africa,Miêdzynarodowe Centrum Sztuk Graficznych
(International Centre for Graphic Arts),Poland. Krakow, Rynek G³ówny 29, 2nd floor
26.02.2013 – 21.03.2013
Flesh curated by Chris Diedericks, KK Kunsfees, Oudtshoorn
Prototypes, DGallery, Stellenbosch
Morality Monkeys, DGallery, Stellenbosch
Proverbs, The Cape Gallery, Cape Town
Group exhibition, I.S. Art, Franschoek
Summer Exhibition, Casa Labia Gallery, Muizenburg.
Iosif Iser, International Contemporary Engraving Biennial Exhibition, 10th Edition 2013.
The "Ion Ionescu-Quintus" Art Museum of Prahova Country. Ploesti-100028, Romania. Bulevardul Independentei nr.1.www.artmuseum.ro.
Print exhibition at Youngblood, Beautiful Life Building, 87 Bree St, Cape Town.

    
Cape Town Art Fair, represented by The Cape Gallery at The Lookout, V & A Waterfront Cape Town, tel:(021) 702 2280. 25 - 27 October 2013.  
International Printmaking Biennial of Douro. Av. Teixeira de Sousa, 15. 5070-012 Allio, Portugal.  
This is the Sea, a group contemporary exhibition at the Casa Labia Gallery, Muizenburg. Opens 19 October. 192 Main Rd, Muizenburg. Tel:(021) 7886068  
Iosif Iser, International Contemporary Engraving Biennial Exhibition, 10th Edition 2013.
The "Ion Ionescu-Quintus" Art Museum of Prahova Country. Ploesti-100028, Romania. Bulevardul Independentei nr.1.www.artmuseum.ro. email:office@artmuseum.ro
 
Print exhibition at Youngblood, Beautiful Life Building, 87 Bree St, Cape Town. Opening 5 December 2013.www.ybafricanculture.com
 
 2012
Ceramic Exhibition, I.S. Art, Franschoek
Print 2012, curated by Gabriel Clark-Brown, The Art Fair, Johannesburg.

2011
Spectrum, curated by Carol Lee, Upstairs @ Bamboo, Melville, Johannesburg.
Bloom, curated by Margie Murgatroyd, Casa Labia, Muizenburg.

2010
Woord Fees, University of Stellenbosch, curated by Theo Kleynhans.
Group exhibition curated by Prof Stephen Finn, Stuart Read Gallery, Pretoria.
Print, exhibition of selected graphics, S.A. Print Gallery
Touches and Tastes, I.S. Art, Franschoek.
Printworks, These 4 Walls, Observatory.
Marbella Art Fair, represented by the Cambden Art Gallery, Marbella, Spain.

2009
Woord Fees, University of Stellenbosch Art Gallery, Western Cape curated by Theo Kleynhans.
Walking the Line, an exhibition, curated by Teresa Lizamore, Artspace, Johannesburg.
Exquisite Corpse, a portfolio of 16 etchings curated by Judy Woodborne. Selected for the Klein Karoo Kunsfees, Oudtshoorn, SA.

2008
"Encounter" Exhibition curated by Carol Lee, Johannesburg.
Postcard II, Curated by Wendy Roux, Off the Wall Gallery, Paarl.
"Baring", curated by Eunice Geustyn, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town.
Cultivaria FNB Private Clients Exhibition, Paarl.
PRINT 08, Contemporary Printmaking curated by Sanford Shaman, The Bell-Roberts Contemporary Gallery, Cape Town.
Angel, Exhibition at Grande Provence Gallery, Franschoek.

2007
Angel, Exhibition at Grande Provence Gallery, Grande
Provence Wine Estate, Franschoek.
Fest, curated by Theo Kleynhans, Rust en Vrede Gallery, Cape Town Festival.
St. Sebastian, Pretoria Association of Arts.
“Evidence”, Upstairs @ Bamboo, curated by Carol Lee, Johannesburg.

2006
The Cape Town Festival, Artscape, Cape Town.
The Romantic Landscape, The Cape Gallery as part of the Cape Town Festival.
The Seven Deadly Sins, Rust-en-vrede Art Gallery, Durbanville.
The Spice of Life, Grande Provence Gallery, Grande Provence Estate, Franschhoek.
The Self-portrait, and exhibition of artists' portraits,
Chelsea on Mount Pleasant, Darling, Western Cape.
Icon, curated by Carol Lee, Upstairs@Bamboo, Melville, Johannesburg.
The Annual Art Salon, Rose Korber Art Consultant at the Bay Hotel, Camps Bay, Cape Town.
The Fifth International Mini-Print Biennale, Lessedra, Bulgaria

2005
An exhibition of painted etching plates, Upstairs @
Bamboo, Carol Lee, Melville, Johannesburg.
Landscape, a group exhibition of landscape works, ArtB,
Belville Assocoation of Arts, Cape Town.
Landscape, a group exhibition of landscape works, Association of Arts, Pretoria.
The Annual Art Salon, Rose Korber Art Consultant at the Bay Hotel, Camps Bay, Cape Town.

2004
The AA Fair, London (March), U.K.
The Nude, exhibition, Cape Gallery, CT, South Africa
Carol Lee Fine Art, Upstairs @ Bamboo, Johannesburg
Miniature Print Biennale, Poland

2003
Brett Kebbel Art Awards, Cape Town Convention Centre.
The AA Fair, London, U.K.
Trilogy, exhibition hosted by Sanlam, Rust & Vreugd, Art B
(Belville).
The Fine Art of Printmaking, Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town.
The 14th Art Salon, Rose Korber Art Consultant, Bay Hotel,
Cape Town.
The Christmas exhibition, Thomson Gallery, Johannesburg.
Exhibition of recent works, Art on Paper, Johannesburg

2002
Exhibition of the Burden Series, The Cape Gallery, Cape Town.

2001
10th Asian Biennial, Silpaka Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2000
Relativities, 4th British International Miniature Print
Exhibition, Bristol, United Kingdom.
Myth, Dream & Fantasy, Oxford Art Weeks, Oxfordshire, England.
Deuxieme Triennale Mondiale d’Estampes, France.
An exhibition of Graphic Works, Traklhaus Workshop, Salzburg, Austria.

1999
Triennale 100 Miast, Museo d’Art Moderna, Rio de Janiero,
Brazil.
Paper Prayers exhibition of HIV-AIDS Awareness Campaign,
Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town.
Contemporary Prints Exhibition, University of Stellenbosch Art Gallery, Western Cape.
Ten Years of Printmaking, Hard Ground Printmakers at the
Sanlam Art Gallery, Belville, Western Cape.
Exhibition of Miniature Graphics, Pretoria Association of
Arts, Pretoria.

Atelier Winners 1986 – 1999, exhibition of award winners of the ABSA/Volkskas Atelier Award over the last 14 Years, ABSA Gallery, Johannesburg.


1998
Levee Exhibition, Grinnel College Print and Drawing Study
Room, Grinnel, Iowa, USA.
Quartet of Printmakers, Association of Visual Arts, Cape Town.
Exhibition of Graphics by Hard Ground Printmakers, Pretoria Association of Arts, Gauteng.
Hard Ground Printmakers Recent Publications, Grahamstown Arts Festival, Eastern Cape.
Triennale 100 Miast, Museum Sztuki Wspolczesnej w Radomiu,
Poland.
Triennale 100 Miast,Biuro Wystow Artustucznych.
Triennial Cracow-Nuremburg ’98, Consumentart, Germany.
Exhibition of SA Graphics, Belgium.

1997
The Spheris Gallery, Walpole, New Hampshire, Canada.
Deuxieme Triennale Mondiale d’Estampes, France.
Kogeimura Paper School Gallery, Inomachi, Kochi, Japan.
Musee de Beux-Arts de Sherbrooke, Shebrooke, Quebec.
Hard Ground Printmakers’ Recent Publications, Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town.
Processes and Practises in Contemporary S.A. Printmaking,
Standard Bank National Arts Festival, Grahamstown.
South African Women Artists, Sasol Museum, Stellenbosch,
Western Cape.
Contemporary Prints, University of Stellenbosch Art Gallery, Western Cape.
Polish Print Triennial ’97, Gallery of Modern Art, Krakow,
Poland.
Exhibition of Printmaking, Bellville Association of Arts,
Western Cape.

1996
Exhibition of artists from the Western Cape, Natal
Association of Arts

The colour of change, an exhibition of South African Art
(travelling), Mechelen, Belgium.
Contemporary S.A. Art 85 – 95, from the South African National Gallery Permanent Collection, at the SANG.

1995
Crosscurrents - an exhibition of South African Artists at
Very Special Arts Gallery, Washington, USA. And part of the exhibition was displayed at the S.A Embassy in Washington.
Celebration, a group exhibition, The Chelsea Gallery, Cape Town
Contemporary Prints exhibition, University of Stellenbosch Art Gallery, Western Cape.
Exhibition of Women Artists, Paarl Museum, Western Cape.
Exhibition of Women Printmakers, Belgium.
Hamburgisches Museum fur Volkerkunde, Germany – Neue Graphik aus Sud Afrika.

1994
Solo exhibition, J.E. Stallion Gallery, Louisville, USA.
Invitation exhibition, Stellenbosch University Gallery.
X, Exhibition curated by Malcolm Payne, SAAA, Western Cape.
States of Contrast, contemporary printmaking in S.A., curated by Professor Charlie Cohan. Exhibited at Florida State University, and the University of Milwaukee, USA.
Deuxieme Triennale Mondiale d'Estampes, France.
Crosscurrents - an exhibition of South African Artists at the Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.

1993
Solo exhibition, SAAA, Western Cape.
Twenty Prints Portfolio exhibition, SAAA Western Cape.
Etching in South Africa, curated by Hans Fransen, Michaelis Collection.
Exhibition of S.A. Art, Canberra Open University, Australia.

1992
Exhibition of Prints, Michaelis Gallery.
The Vita Award exhibition.
Exhibition of S.A. Art, S.A. Embassy, Singapore.

1991
Printmakers exhibition, SAAA, Western Cape.
The Triennial exhibition.
Two-person exhibition, The Market Gallery.

1990
Solo exhibition, Chelsea Gallery.
Standard Bank Drawing Exhibition.
The Critic's Choice, exhibition at the Association of Arts, Western Cape.
The International Graphic Exposition, Nice, France.

1989
Rolfes' Impressions, Pretoria Art Museum.