Ploughed Field. Bundaberg.
© Judith Duquemin 2018

Biography

Born Brisbane, Australia, Dr Judith Duquemin grew up in the sugar cane 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/Australia. 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 to Sydney College of the Arts graduates by the University of Sydney.

Between 2005 and 2018, Judith travelled extensively throughout Europe and to the United States to develop her artist 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, the Briggait/Scotland, PAF/France, GlogauAir/Berlin, Red03/Barcelona, and Sincressis/Italy. She has staged numerous solo and group exhibitions in Australia, England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain since 1995. Her paintings are held in reputable collections of abstract geometric art. In 2012 Judith was interviewed for the French art documentary "Lignes et Paysages" produced by 60 Degrees Productions. 

For the School of Psychology/University of New South Wales, Australia, Judith was commissioned in 2016 to create "Thirty-Six", a largescale digital facade graphic, for the foyer of the UNSW Mathews Building. Her most recent exhibitions include: "Thought Form", Grey St. Gallery/Griffith University, Australia; "Geometry and Place"/Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery, Australia; ''The Momentum"/Angus Hughes Gallery London, United Kingdom; and "Orthogonal 16"/Red House Centre for Culture and Debate & Contemporary Space, Sofia & Varna, Bulgaria. A recent curatorial project titled: "International Concrete: An Exhibition of Multidisciplinary Concrete Art", was staged at Marcela Jardon Gallery/Barcelona in 2017. In 2020 Judith will curate an international exhibition titled: "CRX2020" at QCA Galleries, Griffith University,/Australia. Recently, Judith became an Associate Member of the Art Research Center, Kansas City Mo, USA.

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