Judith Unger studied at Rhode Island School of Design (BFA) where I fell in love with Sculpture. Clay felt so right. The fluid sensuality in my hands. I translate into polished Sculpture.
My Sculpture celebrates STRONG WOMEN AND GENDER EQUALITY.
My mother, a painter, encouraged me to draw at a young age. We'd ride the train weekly from Connecticut to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
I memorized whole rooms of paintings! I remember looking up from my small height overwhelmed in a room overflowing with Monet waterlilies. It was a whole new world for a small child.
President Clinton commissioned me to create an ornament for the White House Christmas Tree.
Recently I donated a sculpture to the Rush Foundation auction to benefit Art for Inner City Children. My sculpture was one of the top lots sold. Bruce Springsteen, NY Yankees, Bill Maher, Julienne Moore ... were some of the other lots offered.
My Swan Maiden sculpture (WITH 22K Gold) showcased at the YAI Benefit Gala, Chelsea Piers, Manhattan to benefit art for the disabled.
My sculpture (is) has been shown in galleries including the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institute, Dacia Gallery NYC, Galatea Fine Arts Boston Juried by Edmund Barry Gaither (Advisory Curator at MFA), Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition Juried by Marshall Price (Curator at National Academy Museum) & Paulina Pobocha (Curator MoMA), THE MORA MUSEUM.
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