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Biography

Born Brisbane, Australia Dr Judith Duquemin grew up in the sugarcane farming region of Bundaberg situated on the Queensland Coral Coast. Following a comprehensive career in health and education, Judith attended Sydney College of the Arts as a mature-aged student where she completed her Bachelor of Visual Arts (Hons 1995) and Master of Visual Arts (Research 2000). In 2004 she was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Sydney (AU). She has received numerous grants and awards including an Australia Council New Work Grant, an Australian Postgraduate Award, and the 2004 Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Travelling Artist Scholarship, the highest award given by the University of Sydney to Sydney College of the Arts graduates.

Between 2005 and 2018, Judith travelled extensively throughout Europe and to the United States to develop her art career. She has conducted her artist research as a structural, systematic painter at national and international artist residencies such as: Artspace/Sydney, the Cité Internationale des Arts/Paris (FR), the Briggait/Glasgow (SC), PAF/Sr Erme (FR), GlogauAir/Berlin (DE), Red03/Barcelona (ES), and Sincresis/Empoli (IT). Since 1995 she has staged/participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Australia, England, France, Germany, Poland, Italy, Spain and the USA. In 2012 Judith was interviewed for the French art documentary "Lignes et Paysages" produced by 60 Degrees Productions, later broadcast on Channel 3 (FR). 

In 2016 for the School of Psychology/University of New South Wales (AU), Judith was commissioned to create "Thirty-Six", a large-scale digital facade graphic for the foyer of the UNSW Mathews Building. Her most recent international exhibitions include: "Covimetry" curated by: Mark Starel, BWA Gallery, Ostrowiec, Swietokrzysk (PL) & Ely Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, Connecticut (US); "Thought Form", Grey St. Gallery/Griffith University (AU); "Geometry and Place"/Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery (AU); ''The Momentum"/Angus Hughes Gallery, London (UK); and "Orthogonal 16"/Red House Centre for Culture and Debate & Contemporary Space, Sofia & Varna (BG). 

In 2019 Judith became an Associate Member of the Art Research Center, Kansas City Mo.(US) co-ordinated by co-founder T. Michael Stephens. In 2020 she curated "Constructive Reductive", a multi-discipliary exhibition of constructive art at POP Gallery, Griffith University, Brisbane (AU). Constructive Reductive Virtual Exhibition can be found at "Artist Researcher" on this website. For the 2021 travelling project "Covimetry" she was invited to participate on a Zoom Panel Discusssion with interntional artists: Gerhard Hotter (DE), Steven Baris (US), Daniel G. Hill (US), Suzan Shutan (US) and Mark Starel (PL), organized by Mark Starel and Suzan Shutan with staff at the Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven, Connecticut (US). Judith Duquemin's works are held in national and international collections of contemporary art.

 

Online Group Memberships

https://www.facebook.com/groups/incoart/ (International Construktiv Art)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/incoart/about/ (International Concrete Art)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/bauhaus.movement/ (Bauhaus Movement)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/38013358975/ (art concret)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/36775616974/ (Constructivism)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1406092902904194/ (Optical Geometric Art)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/252137988567662/ (Amis qui aiment Bauhaus Movement)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/alainfromont/ (GÉO AÉRO DYNAMIC)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/geometrivesanat/ (geometrivesanat)

 https://www.facebook.com/groups/859027950851346/ (Geometric Art)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/594675474248605/ (Berlin Basel Paris London New York HongKong Miami Amsterdam Art) 

 

Ploughed Field. Bundaberg.
© Judith Duquemin 2018