Approved: 16.08.2006

Judy Cain

Artist

Approved: 16.08.2006

Concepts
My work is broadly landscape based, with references to history and personal metaphors. I am concerned with the passing of time and the change of seasons and the way these relate to our human existence. My source material and influences are quite diverse, and I have an overriding interest in colour and surface qualities. The paintings are abstract, but have figurative in-set details.

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    Concepts My work is broadly landscape based, with references to history and personal metaphors. I am concerned with the passing of time and the change of seasons and the way these relate to our human existence. My source material and influences are quite diverse, and I have an overriding interest in colour and surface qualities. The paintings are abstract, but have figurative in-set details. Influences History, Aesthetic/Formal Concerns, Nature, Landscape; own cultural identity (British); own gender (Female), Irish history and pre-history, archaeology: Etruscan and Roman sites, Egyptian history, pre-renaissance painting/frescoes. Flora and industrial dereliction of Central Asia. A recent botanical expedition to Ecuador to search for wild orchids and cushion plant has provided a rich source of information for a new body of paintings. (for more information please go to my website) Career path Qualifications: 1965 Art Teachers Certificate, Goldsmiths College, University of London 1964 NDD, Painting Special, Leeds College of Art Teaching Experience: 2003 -2006 Associate Lecturer Leeds Met. University 1985 Full-time Lecturer, Fine Art, Leeds Metropolitan University 1982 Part-time Lecturer, Fine Art, Leeds Polytechnic 1973 Part-time Lecturer, Fine Art, Jacob Kramer College, Leeds 1969 Part-time Lecturer, Fine Art, Canterbury College of Art Areas of work: Exhibiting Lecturing Practice-based research Collections: Pilkingtons, London Leeds University Art Collection, Leeds Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds Ciba Geigy, London Coopers and Lybrand, London Provident Financial Group, Bradford Macedonian Government Collection Awards

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    Solo exhibitions 

    2014 After India - Thackeray Gallery, London.  2012 New Work - Thackeray Gallery, London.  2010 - Judith Cain Paintings, Chapel Row Gallery, Bath.  2010 - New Work: Butterflies and Moths, Thackeray Gallery , London 2010 - Paintings, Artco, Leeds 2009 - Judith Cain - Paintings, Artco Gallery, Leeds 2008 - New Work, Thackeray Gallery , London 2006 - Being-in-Place Exhibition of 25 paintings, Chelsea Gallery, Palo Alto California USA 2006 - Recent Travels New Paintings, Thackeray Gallery, London 2005 - Being-in-place, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds 2004 - Being-in-place, Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, Richmond, London 2004 - Being-in-place, works on paper, Thackeray Gallery, London 2003 - Being-in-place, Myers Meehan Gallery, Darlington Arts Centre 2003 - Judith Cain Recent Work, Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery, Blackburn 2002 - New Work, Thackeray Gallery, London 2001 - Chelsea Arts Club, London 2001 - Judith Cain - 2001, Adam Gallery, Bath 2000 - Enfolding Places - Recent Paintings by Judith Cain, Thackeray Gallery, London 1998 - Deeper Water, The Poetic Paintings of Judith Cain, Thackeray Gallery, London 1997 - Paintings form the last ten years, Leeds University Gallery 1996 - Eight Clifton Gallery, York 1996 - Recent Paintings 'Pools of Memory', Thackeray Gallery, London 1996 - Sanderson George and Peach Gallery, Holmfirth 1995 - Judith Cain, Oriel Gallery, Welshpool, Wales 1995 - Paintings, Braham Gallery, Leeds 1995 - Paintings, Eight Clifton Gallery, York 1994 - Judith Cain, Paintings, Leeds United Hospitals, Leeds General Infirmary 1994 - Recent Work, Judith Cain, Thackeray Rankin Gallery, London

    Group Exhibitions 2010 - The Discerning Eye ( prize winner), Mall Galleries , London 2009 - Two person show of paintings, Atrium Gallery , Bexley Wing St James Hospitial Leeds 2008 - On line exhibition with Jennifer Durant, Bradford Colour Museum, On line 2007 - Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London 2005 - Paintings, Orange Street Gallery, Uppingham Rutland 2004 - Paintings, Sanderson, George and Peach Gallery, Holmfirth Yorkshire 2003 - The Art Synthesis Road Show, Uplands Vasby, Nr Stockholm, Sweden 2002 - A Riddle for Zoersel, Sofrsel near Antwerp, Belgium 2001 - Bruton Gallery, Leeds 2000 - Linton Court Gallery, Settle 1998 - Flowers, Hartlepool Art Gallery 1997 - Countryside Movement Exhibition 1997 - Northern Lights Exhibition, Banqueting Hall, Whitehall, London 1997 - Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 1996 - Golden Gardens, Kenmere House Gallery, York 1996 - Laing Regional Exhibition, Dean Clough, Halifax 1996 - New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham 1996 - Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 1995 - Harewood Landscape Open, Terrace Gallery, Harewood 1995 - Laing National Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London 1995 - Laing Regional Exhibition, Mercer Gallery, Harrogate 1995 - Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London 1994 - Judith Cain/George Hainsworth, Linton Court Gallery, Settle Competitions, prizes and awards 2010 - The Discerning Eye-Northern Artist Regional Prize, Mall Galleries, London 2003 - AHRB Award (Arts and Humanities Research Board) 2003 - Arts Council Award 1995 - Harewood Award Harewood Landscape Open, Terrace Gallery, Harewood nr. Leeds 1995 - Laing national - Major Prize Winner, Mall Galleries, London 1995 - Laing Regional painting Prize, Harrogate