Awards/ Publications/Public Collections

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2024  Podcast interview: "Word/ImageAftermath" with Janet Kopenhaver 

https://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/show/embracing-arlington-arts/id/29006603

2024 Art Bank Purchase Award: DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC

2024 Artist Fellowship Award: DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC

2022 Capital One Bank Collection: Washington DC, Dulles International Airport project, curator Tappan Collective, LA, CA.

2022 The Visual Arts in Washington, DC: A History Since 1900: Brett L. Abrams

2019 Maternal Journal 2: Artbook, edition of 300, Artist Mother’s Studio, Washington DC in collaboration with Project for Empty Space, Newark, NJ, co editors: Amy Hughes Braden, Leslie Holt, Washington DC

2016 Margaux and Raphael Blavy Collection: Chateau De Montgoger, France

2011 Artist Fellowship Award: DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington DC

2008 Small Projects Grant: DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC

2007 Faculty Development Award: Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC to support new work at HandPrint Workshop International, Alexandria, VA

2006 Bryan Cave LLP/ Leighton Paisner Collection, Washington DC/global

2005 US News & World Report Magazine, April 4, pg. 50-51, Faces of the Fallen, Carolyn K. Butler, Southerland’s paintings featured.

2005 World News Tonight, March 24. national television, Southerland’s portraits for Faces of the Fallen, featured in Peter Jennings report on the exhibition

1999 Sandra & James F. Fitzpatrick Washington Collection: Washington, DC

1998 Ida I. Haimovicz Faculty Development Award: for travel to Belfast, Northern Ireland, Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC

1991 Artist Fellowship Award: DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC

1990 Artist Fellowship Award: DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC

1988 First Prize: Regional Exhibition, Strathmore Hall, Rockville, MD. Juror, Jock Reynolds

Solo Exhibitions

2024 September: How Fortunate Their Are No Fixed Forms, The Open Port Museums, Incheon, South Korea

2024 Word/Image/Aftermath, Fred Schnider Gallery, Arlington, VA, curator, David Carlson

2017 Lacking Wings, Mary Baldwin University, Staunton, VA, curator, Jimmy Sconyers

2016 History Painting for a Small Town, Studio Gallery, Washington, DC, Solo Invitational

2010 Borderland, Greater Reston Art Center, Reston, VA, curator, Joanne Bauer

2008 Close to Far Away, Miami University Gallery, Middletown, OH, curator, Andrew Au

2007 In/Out of Place, The Arts Club of Washington, Washington DC, curator, Johanna

Halford-MacLeod

2001 Drawing to Mind, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA, curator, Andrea Pollan

1995 Judy Southerland, Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, W. VA, curator, Rhonda J. Smith

1993 Ground Force, Ellipse Art Center, Arlington, VA, curator, Lynn Schmidt

1990 Tell-Tale Heart, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington DC, curator, Mel Watkin

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022 Continuum: Artists Teaching Artists, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA, curator, Nancy Sausser

2019 Character Abstraction, Brentwood Arts Exchange, Brentwood, MD, curator Spencer Dormitzer

2018 TNT Text, WAS Gallery, Bethesda, MD, curator, Travis Childers

2018 Latitude, American University Museum, Katzen Art Center, curator, Françoise Yohalem

2016 International des Artists, USA, China, France, Japan, Korea, Goyang Aram Nuri Gallery, Ilsan (Seoul) Korea, invitation

2015 Take it as a Blessing, Open Studio Print Shop, Washington, DC, curators Joseph Orzal and Nora Mueller

2015 Don’t Fence Me In, Inaugural Atheneum Invitational, The Atheneum, Alexandria VA, one of eight regional artists invited to create and present new work, curator Twig Murray

2015 Common Ground, Korean Cultural Center, Washington, DC, invitation, Ji Young Yun, director of exhibitions. Guest curator and one of eight artists presenting new work following a study of Korean modern and contemporary art.

2013 Sketchbook, School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD, curator, Rene Trevino

2012 Likeness, The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA, invitation, curator, Twig Murray

2012 Vernal Migrations, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Gallery, curator, Zoma Wallace

2011 Strictly Painting 8, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA, juror Jayme McLellan

2011 34th Annual Art on Paper National Exhibition, MFA Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD, juror Johanna Halford-MacLeod

2010 Catalyst, American University Museum, Katzen Art Center, Washington, DC, curators J.W. Mahoney, Kristina Bilonick

2010 Synergy, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2011 Artist Fellows Exhibition, curator Zoma Wallace

2010 inSERT: a Pop-up Show, 2501 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, DC, curator, Sally Kauffman 

2010 SleepWalking, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, co-curators Elizabeth Klimek and Andy Kozlowski, concurrent with Philagrafika: an international celebration of contemporary print

2009 Strictly Painting 7, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA, juror, Vivienne Lassman

2009 Crossing Lines, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE, juror Darsie Alexander, Walker Art Center, curator Carina Evangelista, DCCA

2009 20th National Drawing and Print Exhibition, Gormley Gallery, College of Notre Dame, Baltimore, MD, juror Allegra Marquart, MICA

2009 Oil and Water, Corcoran College of Art + Design Print Portfolio, Gallery Plan B, Washington, DC

2007 The Power of Ten, Pass Gallery, Washington DC, curator Richard Siegman

2007 Miami University Invitational, Middletown OH, 2007, invitation, faculty committee

2007 Hand Pulled Juried Mid-Atlantic Print Show, Ellipse Arts Center, Arlington,VA, juror, Joan Boudreau

2007 Primed, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington DC, invitation, Mary Early

2005 Faces of the Fallen, Women in Military Service for America Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, curator, Annette Polan

2004 Anonymous Returns, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington DC, invitation Marie Ringwald

2002 From Time to Time, The American Center for Physics, College Park, MD, curator, Sarah Tanguy

1999 The 4th Biennial Corcoran Alumni Hemicycle Exhibition, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, juror, Philip Brookman

1993 Judy Southerland, Pastels on Paper/Susan Harlan, Paintings and Artist Books, Troyer Fitzpatrick, Gallery, Washington, DC

1992 Woman as Protagonist, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD and University of Maryland, College Park, MD curators, Helen Glazer & Karen Acker

1989 Judy Southerland, Steven Carroll Foster, Ed McGowin and John Ryan, Jones Troyer Fitzpatrick Gallery, Washington, DC 

Artist and Community

2018-Ongoing: Mentor: Studio Critique Group, organized critiques, regional artists

2024 Curator: Miriam Keeler, Face to Face, Studio Gallery, Washington, DC

2023 Curator: Beth Curren, Blue Bloods: North American Horseshoe Crabs, Studio Gallery, Washington DC

2020 Curator: Miriam Keeler, Louise’s Journey, Studio Gallery, Washington DC

2020 Curator: Jean Kim, Thinking Outloud, Studio Gallery, Washington DC

2017 Curator: Kiki McGrath, Aerial Roots, Studio Gallery, Washington, DC

2015 Curator: Common Ground, Korean Cultural Center, Washington, DC

2014 Juror: Bethesda Painting Awards: $10,000 regional painting award

2013 Juror: Torpedo Factory Art Center, national solo exhibition

2012 Artist Advisory Committee, Hillyer Art Space, 2010-2012.

2012 Curator: Fresh Perspective: College Exhibition, 2012, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC

2012 Mentor: Solo Exhibitions: Tomomi Nitta and Erin Bernard, Hillyer Art Space

2012 Curator: Ulrike Kaiser, Anelia Peshev, Gustav Klimt, Austrian Cultural Forum. Essay: Flow(er)ology

2011 Curator: Dermolition, Yayo Tavolara, Chilean Embassy, Washington, DC

2007 Juror, National Open Exhibition,Target Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia

2003-2018 Mentor/Facilitator, Montorno Artist Residency Program, Seravezza, Italy

1995-2003 Teacher, Corcoran College of Art + Design ArtReach: advanced art classes: Fletcher Johnson Middle School, Wilson High School, Washington DC.

2000 Mentor: two Fletcher Johnson students selected to design and execute Anacostia River Mural Project, US Department of the Interior, Washington, DC

1999 Co-developed and Co-curatored: “Splash,” Washington DC/Belfast N.Ireland student exhibition, Engine Room Gallery, Belfast, N. Ireland. Mentor for two students selected to travel to Belfast representing Fletcher Johnson/Artreach.

1993-2016 Adjunct Professor Fine Arts, Corcoran College of Art + Design/George Washington University, Washington DC

Bibliography

2022 Washington Post, 11/4/2022, In the Galleries: Continuum: Artists Teaching Artists, Mark Jenkins, review

2022 InsideNova.com, 10/2/22, McLean Project for the Arts turns spotlight on educator-artists in new exhibition, Brian Trompeter, review

2019 East City Arts, 7/22/19, Character Abstraction, Brentwood Arts Exchange, Brentwood, MD, Sarah McGavran review

2019 Ideas and Emotions: The Art of Judy Southerland, Dallas Jeffs, Artist Run Website:

https://www.artistrunwebsite.com/inspiration/3198/Ideas+and+Emotions:+The+Art+of+Judy+Southerland

2018 The Washington Post, 12/30/18, In the Galleries, TNT Text, Mark Jenkins review

2016 The Washington Post, 1/17/16, Galleries, Judy Southerland: History Painting for a Small Town, Mark Jenkins, review with headline image

2016 Pink Line Project, 1/20/16, Phillipa’s Picks for This Week; Artist Talk with Judy Southerland and Steve Cushner, History Painting for a Small Town, Studio Gallery, Washington, DC

2015 https://likweb.wordpress.com/2015/11/08/take-it-as-a-blessing-show-nomu-nomu-open-studio-dc/  Ikram Lakhdhar, review, multiple images.

2016 The Korean Times, Common Ground, February 27, 2015

2015 K Arts: Common Ground, https://www.flickr.com/photos/koreaculturedc/sets/72157650801569997/

2013 Gamechangers: Bmoreart's Top 10 Art Exhibits of 2013, Sketchbook, bmoreart.com 12/31

2013 Sketchbook, reviewed by Allison Gulick bmoreart.com,12/5, image

2012 Woman Around Town, September 21, Likeness: Interpretations of Portraiture at the Athenaeum, includes image and description of Southerland’s work

2012 The Washington Post, review, August, 24, Likeness: Interpretations of Portraiture, Stephanie Merry

2010 Daily Candy, Washington, DC edition, May 23, Events and Diversions...mixed media wonder, Judy Southerland.

2010 Pink Line Project, January 20, Greater Reston Arts Center shows Joseph Barbaccia, Craig Kraft and Judy Southerland, by Kevin Mellema

2008 Miami University, Middletown, Ohio, Art by Judy Southerland in MUM’s Galleria, Apr 1-May 2, 2008” www.mid.muohio.edu news cache

2005 World News Tonight, March 24. National Television. Southerland's portraits for Faces of the Fallen, featured in Peter Jennings report on the exhibition.

2005 US News & World Report, April 4, pg. 50-51, Faces of the Fallen, Carolyn K. Butler, Southerland’s paintings featured.

2001 The Washington Times, Washington Weekend, pg. M10, January 25, Drawing to Mind, featured image.

2000 Cable News Chanel 8, ABC News, Chanel 7 and NBC News, Chanel 4. The evening news, July 17, 2000 Interview with Judy Southerland and coverage of Anacostia River mural project at the U.S. Department of the Interior

1993 Washington Review, vol. XIX No. 2, August-September, 1993 pgs 1819,. Department of Interior: Human/Nature, Lenore D. Miller

1993 The Washington Post, May 8, 1993 pg. B2, Human/Nature. at Ellipse Arts Center, Lee Fleming

1993 Washington City Paper, vol. 13 No. 22 June 11-17, Unnatural Visions: Department of Interior: Human/Nature, Martha McWilliams

1992 Baltimore Morning Sun, March 11, 1992, Woman as Protagonist, John Dorsey

1990 Washington Review, October/November, 1990, pgs. 27,28. The Tell-Tale Heart, Pat Kolmer

1990 CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Kurault, April l, 1990: Public Funding, Private Visions, producer, Alan Harper. Southerland's fourteen paintings featured from Tell-Tale Heart. Interview by Pat Mitchel.

1990 WETA, PBS Washington, DC, March 22, 1990: Cultural affairs program Around Town includes panel discussion of Tell Tale Heart

1990 The Washington Post, March 15, 1990, pgs. B1,B10: What Makes Us Tick - at W.P.A., Compassion of a Tell-Tale Heart, Michael Welzenbach www.highbeam.com

1985 Area-Wide Juried Show, Washington Women’s Art Center, Washington, DC, Juror Ned Rifkin

Education

1978 MFA, Painting, American University, Washington, DC, 

1967 BS, Art Education, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

Born

1944 Pontotoc, Mississippi