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Judith Page is a nationally recognized curator, writer, artist, and educator living in Brooklyn, New York. Page recently was curator for Breaking Boundaries and Icons & Idols, national traveling exhibitions organized for the Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach, FL. Breaking Boundaries, an exhibition of works on paper, includes musical scores, annotated manuscripts and drawings by such artists as Edward Albee, William Kentridge, Allen Ginsburg, Lynda Benglis and Pauline Oliveros. It has traveled to eight venues, most recently to the ISE Cultural Foundation in New York, NY. Icons & Idols, featuring photographs by acclaimed artist Jack Mitchell, traveled to The Andy Warhol Museum, The Frist Center for Visual Arts and Delaware Art Museum among others. Page recently curated The Space Between Words for Kean University as part of Transcultural New Jersey, a statewide initiative that included over twenty major institutions. A catalog featuring an essay by Page was published by Rutgers University.

Other curatorial projects include those for Sculpture Center, New York, NY; Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN; and Florida State University, Tallahassee. As curator of the Valencia College Galleries in Orlando, Florida from 1979-1992, she presented over 150 exhibitions of contemporary art; received ten state and regional exhibition grants; and was a member of the Florida Art Museum Directors Association. Artists in these award winning exhibitions included Petah Coyne, Dottie Attie, Scott Richter, David Butler, Mel Kendrick, Terry Adkins, Heide Fasnacht, and Lesley Dill. Page writes on a regular basis for numerous publications including Sculpture magazine, and for exhibition catalogs. Page also lectures frequently on many subjects and has served on numerous selection juries and panels. She currently teaches at Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore.

As an artist, Page received Individual ArtistŐs Fellowships from the Gottlieb Foundation in 2002; from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation in 2005-06 and 1998-99; from the State of Florida in 1992-93 and 1983-84; and was a Thomas P. Johnson Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Rollins College in 2001. Notable exhibitions include Peace Tower at the Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; Pop Surrealism, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT; Disarming Beauty: The Venus de Milo in 20th Century Art, Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, FL and recent solo exhibitions at Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY; Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY; and Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC. Her work will be included in The Photograph as Canvas that opens at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in March, 2007.

Known for her inventive use of materials and stimulating social commentary, PageŐs numerous exhibitions and installation projects were written about in Art Papers; Cover; Art News; World Art; The New York Times; Art on Paper; Arts Magazine; Time Out Chicago; and Art in America. Her art is represented in numerous permanent collections including the Florida House of Representatives; Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY; Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL; University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington; Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC; and Orlando Museum of Art, FL.

Archive of Past Exhibits

Anthony Giordano Gallery