Judith e Martin

read Judy's World of Threads Interview 

hear Judy speak at Threadworks 2013


2012  First Class Honours, BA Embroidered Textiles, Middlesex U, London England
1994  Honours BFA, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Canada, Chancellor’s Medal

Current projects:

Pop Folk T3xtil3s   March 13 - April 18 2015  la Galerie du Nouvel Ontario 
                              Sudbury Ontario  (curated by sophie leBlanc)

Wild Pure Aesthetic Wonder   March 21-April 25 2015, Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's Newfoundland    (curated by Gloria Hickey and Philippa Jones)

Mended World   May 9 - June 30   Homer Watson Gallery, Kitchener Ontario  (solo)

Pop Folk T3xTil3  July and August    Toronto  gallery (sophie LeBlanc curator)

Wild Pure Aesthetic Wonder  May through October 2015,  Woody Point Visitor's Centre, Gros Morne Newfoundland.  (curated by Gloria Hickey and Philippa Jones) part of the Fibre Arts Festival

Mended World  June - July 2016  WKP Kennedy Gallery, North Bay Ontario (solo)

   selected recent solo exhibitions

Mended World               Art Gallery of Sudbury 
                                                                       video of Judy's artist talk at the opening reception
Lucky Protection           Northern Artist Gallery in Sudbury, Ontario
Family Paintings          Northeastern Manitoulin public Libary, Little Current, Ontario
Mended World, touring exhibition with catalogue
                                            Thunder Bay Art Gallery  Thunder Bay, Ontario 

Be Safe, My Love            Greenwood Quilt Gallery, Guelph, Ontario Canada       
Like the Moon                  Cornerstone Fine Craft, Kingston
Red Thread                      Gore Bay Heritage Museum, Gore Bay

Protection Blankets         Preston Gallery Cambridge     
Millennium Journal         Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, Almonte 

Millennium Journal         Rail’s End Gallery, Haliburton 

Millennium Journal          Alberta House Gallery, Sault Ste Marie Mi, USA
Meditations in Cloth        Greenwood Quilt Gallery, Guelph
My Hand Sings Red       Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay

Millennium Journal        La Gallerie du Nouvel Ontario, Sudbury

My Hand Sings Red      Homer Watson Gallery, Kitchener 

The House with the Golden Windows White Water Gallery, North Bay
The House with the Golden Windows, Homer Watson Gallery, Kitchener  

 I Will Remember You Until I Die, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay

Selected Group Exhibitions


VISIONS: the Sky's the limit    San Diego California                     (award)

World of Threads Festival       Oakville Ontario          Two solo exhibitions

Quilts=Art=Quilts                      Auburn New York                         (award)

Ontario Craft 13                   Ontario Craft Council                                Toronto Ontario

Quiet Zone                           World of Threads Festival                                    Oakville   
Continuum                           World of Threads  Festival                                  Oakville 
Variegated Threads            World of Threads Festival                                   Oakville, ON
Quilts=Art=Quilts                 Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center                    Auburn, NEW YORK
Tradition in Transition        Carrefour Europeen du Patchwork                   Alsace,  FRANCE
BA (hons) Embroidered Textiles exhibition       Middlesex University          London, ENGLAND  

Ontario Craft 11                        Ontario Craft Council                                      Toronto
Quilt National 2011                   The Dairy Barn (touring)                                 Athens, Ohio, USA
Craft Currents                            Ontario Craft Council (touring)                      Northern Ontario


Fibreworks 2010                      Cambridge Galleries                                       Cambridge  
Award Winners                         Ontario Craft Council                                       Toronto


A Common Thread                   World of Threads Festival                             Oakville
National Juried Quilt Show       Canadian Quilt Association                          Saskatoon

Ontario Craft 07                        Ontario Craft Council                                    Toronto             
Tactile Architecture                  International Quilt Festival (touring)             Houston USA
Celebrate Craft                         Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador   St Johns

Canada, a Cultural Mosaic    Canadian Book Artists Guild (tour)              Toronto                      Triple X                                     Visual Arts Ontario (tour)                                Toronto
Geo-Physique                          Propeller Gallery                                             Toronto
Canadian Art Quilts in Japan Patchwork Quilt Tsushin                                Yokohama, JAPAN
Material Metamorphous         Ontario Craft Council                                     Toronto


Masterpieces: Spirit and Strength      International Quilt Festival (tour Europe) Houston
Family Matters (3 person)          WKP Kennedy art gallery                              North Bay

Art Quilts: Encrustations               International Quilt Festival                       Houston  USA

Arts 2000 (RCA exhibition)           Gallery Stratford                                       Stratford  

Oh! Canada                                    Art Gallery of Ontario                               Toronto     

Picking up the Pieces                    York Quay Gallery                                    Toronto        

Quilted Stories                                  A Space Gallery                                     Toronto  


Canadian Contemporary Quilts    Rodman Hall  (tour)                                St Catherine’s 

Quilt Evolution                                   Museum for Textiles                                Toronto   
I Am Where I Live                            Pictograph Gallery (toured)                    Atikokan


Redefined: The Quilt As Art           Whyte Museum (toured)                          Banff

Artist Residency
2009 - 2013  
Manitoulin Circle Project, Little Current United Church, Manitoulin Island, Canada 

October 2014    Judith e Martin was the Keynote speaker, Espanola Fibre Arts Festival,                  Espanola Ontario,  The Meditation Panels of the Manitoulin Circle Project were displayed in the United Church in Espanola

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