BORN  Brooklyn, NY USA


BIO                    Judith Peck is an allegorical realist humanizing major societal issues with her figurative paintings.

EDUCATION      George Washington University, Washington, DC BFA 1979       


Strokes of Genius -Circle Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD Nov.

Biennial Maryland Regional Juried UMUC, Adelphi, MD. Cataloged, Dec.

One Person Show- Garrett Museum of Art, Garrett, IN, June-August 2020.


2019 Painting the Figure Now II- Zhou B Art Center-Chicago, IL Oct.

Virginia Artists Juried- Charles H. Taylor, Hampton, VA Oct.

Biggs Body 2019- Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE Sept.

The Secret Life of Birds, VAC, Portsmouth, VA Sept.

The Modern Male-Bowersock Gallery-Provincetown, MA July.

Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art International Portrait Show - Wausau, WI, juror Margaret Bowland

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts Exhibition-Hagerstown, MD Juror - Eric Key.

Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, NY.

2018            Small Works Exhibition, Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs, NY .

Beyond, with Golucho and Odd Nerdrum - TIAC Florence, Italy.

Legacy: William Woodward and Students, 1977-2005 Curated by Lenore Miller, Arts Club of Washington, D.C.

Exhibition 280- Huntington Museum of Art- Huntington, WV.

                         National Midyear Exhibition- Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH.

                         FULL SUN: American Women Artists Illuminate the Haggin Museum. Stockton, CA.

                        Alexandria City Hall exhibit  for possible Purchase Award -Alexandria, VA.                        

2017                 Sight Unseen-Abend Gallery, Denver, CO

                          Alchemical Vessels-The Night Journey-Smith Center for Healing and the Arts  Washington, DC-March. Catalogued

                         For & About Women-Frederick Gallery, Fredericksburg Center for the  Creative Arts, VA, Preston Thayer juror.

                          Art Speaks on the Bay, Mathews, VA.- Jeffrey Allison juror.

                          30th September International Competition – Alexandria Museum of  Art,  LA.-Mark Tullos juror.

                          The Art of Engagement, Touchstone Gallery Washington  DC. Jack Rasmussen Juror.

                          Women and Anger-Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, IL.

                          Being Sentient/ Sentient Being- Wills Creek, Cumberland, MD.

                          International show-Brownsville Museum of Art, TX.

                          Regional Exhibition-, Hill Center Gallery, Wash. DC. Claude L. Elliott  juror .

2016                   Invitational -Transformer Auction-Katzen Museum, Washington, DC.           

                            Pinnacle - Florida A&M University Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery, Tallahassee, FL. Zoe Charlton, juror.

                            Emulsion 2016-East City Art- Cataloged-Washington, DC. Amy Cavanaugh Royce,  juror.

                            Figurative National Juried Competition, Lore Degenstein Gallery- Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA.

                            At the Walker exhibition- Cataloged-The Walker Art Collection Garnett,  KS.

2015                  The Tallahassee International -Florida State University.   Museum of  Fine Arts, FL- cataloged

                           YEELEN Gallery Exhibition and PoetsArtist Publication what’s INSIDE HER never dies… a Black Woman’s Legacy, Miami, Fl.

                           Arte Américas- Casa de la Cultura- Fresno Art Museum, CA.

                           Pursuing Justice Through Art:  Whistler House Museum of  Art, MA.

                           Coding: Artists and their Creative DNA- Portsmouth  Museums, VA         

                           Nor’Easter- New Britain Museum of American Art, CT.

                           The Artist Gaze- Sirona Fine Arts and Poets/Artists issue, Hallandale Beach, FL

2014                   Women Painting Women, catalogued- Principle Gallery- SC.

                   Femme-  Invitational- Silber Art Gallery-curator Laura  Amussen, Baltimore, MD. cataloged.

 2013                 Interpretive, The Portrait Today- Galeria Obra Alegria- San Juan, PR.

Juried competition- Masur Museum of Art, LA .                           

Florida Museum of Woman Artist- juried by George Bolge, DeLand,   FL

2012                   In The Flesh III Target Gallery- Alexandria, VA.

2011                   From Motion to Stillness-Invitational Exhibit -Zhou B Art  Center, Chicago, IL.

                            New Waves -Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art Juried by  Craig  Drennen- VA.

2009                   Finding Beauty in a Broken World: The Joan Hisako Healing Arts Gallery, DC.

                            Learn Promote Defend-Center for Civil and Human Rights,  Atlanta,  Georgia.

                            Strictly Painting -Curated by Vivienne Lassman-McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA.

                           In the News, curated by Morley Safer-Pen and Brush Inc.  New York, NY

 2006                  Women Artists and their Social Commentary–GWU, Mount Vernon Campus, DC.


              SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018           Hope and History- The Gallery at Penn College.

2017           Gathering Shards -Hill Center Gallery, Washington, DC.

2017           The Distant Shore -Artists and Makers 2, Rockville, MD.

2015           Emergence- Chelsea Underground Gallery, MI.

2013           Judith Peck- Gallery 65-McLean, VA.

2012           The Hope Series-Hoyt Institute for the Arts, New Castle, PA.

2011           Judith Peck-Meyer Metro Gallery, Bellaire, TX

2010           Original Position-International Arts and Artists’ -Washington,  DC.

2002            New Work by Judith Peck-Intercultural Museum -Baltimore, MD

1999            Facing History -Dadian Gallery- Wesley Theological Seminary Wash.DC.

1999           Survivors-Swords into Plowshares Gallery, Detroit, MI. 


             SELECTED AWARDS

2019 Best in Show- Washington County Museum of Art, -Juror Eric Key.

2018            Phil Desind Award -Midyear Exhibition- Butler Institute of American Art. 

2017            Second Place Award- Regional Exhibition-, Hill Center Gallery, Wash. DC. Claude L. Elliott juror.t.

                     Second Place Award-30th September International Competition –Alexandria Museum of Art, LA.-Mark Tullos juror.

                    Best in Show Award plus Students’ Choice Award -Art Speaks on the Bay, Mathews, VA.- Jeffrey Allison juror.

                     First Place-For & About Women-Frederick Gallery,  Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, VA, Preston Thayer juror.

2016             Best in Show winner-Pinnacle - Florida A&M University Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery, Tallahassee, FL. Zoe Charlton, juror.

                     Awarded-International Artist-in-Residence Hallein Kunstinsel Program, Salzburg, Austria.

                     Second Place-Emulsion 2016-East City Art- Cataloged-Washington, DC. Amy Cavanaugh Royce, juror.

                      Second Place - Figurative National Juried Competition, Lore Degenstein Gallery-Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA .

                       Awarded-At the Walker exhibition- Cataloged-The Walker Art Collection Garnett, KS.

2014             Awarded Brush Creek Residency, Saratoga, WY.

2013              Juror’s Choice Award- Masur Museum of Art, LA .

2012              Best in Show- In The Flesh III Target Gallery- Alexandria, VA.

2011             Strauss Fellowship Grant from Fairfax County.

                      Juror's choice award-About Face. Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Art Center, Solomon, MD.


2019 Art on Paper NYC - with Alida Anderson Art Projects

2015           Context Art Miami Basel-with Alida Anderson Art Projects

2014           Aqua Art Fair Miami Basel- with Mayer Fine Art        

                    Art Wynwood Miami- Mayer Fine Art Miami, FL

                    Art Southampton- Mayer Fine Art, NY

 2013            (e)merge art fair-Alida Anderson Art Projects-Washington DC.

                      Aqua Art Miami- Mayer Fine Art-Miami FL. Dec.

                      Affordable Art Fair NY Spring represented by Alida Anderson Art Projects.

2012            Aqua Fair at Art Basel Miami-Alida Anderson Art Projects-Miami, FL. 

2010            Aqua Fair at Art Basel Miami-Alida Anderson Art Projects-Miami, FL.



2017 Series Catalogue- Judith Peck-PoetsArtists Publication

Sight Unseen- PoetsArtists Magazine Feb. 2017 Issue 81

The Reachable Shore -American Art Collector Magazine, Issue 135 Jan 2017

Idiosyncratic Monochromes PoetsArtists Magazine Issue 85-June 2017

50 Great Figurative Artworks 2017 PoetsArtists Magazine #89-curated by Steven Daluz Dec. 2017

The Portrait Issue PA Magazine feature- Issue 72 Jan 2016

Tradition and Transformation Book, Ori Z. Soltes, Canal Street Studios, 2016.

50 Memorable Painters 2015 Juried by John Seed and Didi Menendez Dec. Poets and Artists Magazine

Cracked and Broken -American Art Collector Magazine Jan. 2014 Issue 99

Interview PoetsArtists Magazine Issue 52 Feb. 2014

Collaborative project with poet Edward Nudelman, PoetsArtists Magazine issue 50 2014

Cover and feature article Elan Magazine- December 2013

Book-Georgia Museum of Art-Kress Project 2013

Feature Article-Catapult Magazine- 2013 Issue 24.

Heroes and Villains Issue -“Poets/Artists Magazine” May 2103

Artists and Their Models PoetsArtists Issue 38 Sept 2012

Featured in the Birmingham Arts Journal Volume 9, Issue 1. 2012Depth Perception, The Artist’s Magazine Oct. 2012

Book-Creating a Veil of Ignorance- Bourgeon: Fifty Artists Write About Their Work –Robert Bettmann, General Editor 2012

Gaze of the Beholder-American Art Collector Magazine, December 2011-Issue 74

Collaboration Issue PoetsArtists Magazine issue 3 July 2011.

Q and A PoetsArtists Magazine Feb 2011 Volume 4 Issue1

Book-Ashen Rainbow- Ori Z. Soltes-Eshel Books 2007



Museo Arte Contemporanea, Sicilia, Italia.

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, PA.

2014 -2015 -2016-2018    Purchase award grants from the District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities, DC.

Permanent collection- Penn College- PA

Permanent collection- Susquehanna University, PA

Purchase award from the Alexandria Commission on the Arts, VA.

Montgomery County Public Art Trust Purchase-Contemporary Works on Paper Collection, MD.