Judith Ann Pumfrey
"My passion is to capture people engaged and absorbed by whatever they are doing. My paintings attempt to present these magic moments when time stops and we are most fully alive."
Judith Pumfrey is a contemporary American Impressionist well known for the light and color qualities that permeate her work. A gifted painter, Judy’s special love is painting people engaged in the everyday activities of life; her challenge is to capture these moments and make them extraordinary.
She has been featured in the Artists’ Magazine and has exhibited in many prestigious exhibitions such as ‘Studio Works’ at the Gulf Coast Museum of Art, The ‘Cape Ann Masters’ exhibit at the Old Lyme Arts Association in Old Lyme Connecticut, Paint the Town in St Petersburg , Florida and numerous others.
Her paintings have been recognized with numerous awards including the Grand Prize in the Masterpiece Elite Salon, the Charlotte and Alfred Movalli Memorial Award, the Edina Pepper Achievement Award and the Frank and Mary Cassidy Memorial Award among many others
Judith belongs to many professional organizations including the North Shore Arts Association in Gloucester MA , the Portrait Society of America and High Street Painters , Brattleboro, Vermont. A sought after teacher, juror and demonstrator; her work graces private and corporate collections worldwide.
Judy shares her life and her passion for art with her husband, the painter Lawrence Pumfrey. They enjoy the opportunities of a common interest and share painting and teaching together. Their six children and 14 grandchildren fill their lives and provide the inspiration for many of Judy’s paintings.
Exhibitions : "Small Works" The Greenwich Workshop, CT
"Paint the Town" St. Petersburg FL
"Studio Works" Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo FL
"The Women of Walsingham" Newburyport, MA
"Remembrance-Sept 11": North Shore Arts Gloucester, MA
"Impressions of Nahant": Nahant Cultural Council, Nahant, MA
"Cape Ann Masters": Old Lyme Art Association, Old Lyme, CT
Awards: Grand Prize, Masterpiece Elite Salon, San Diego, California
The Charlotte & Alfred Movalli Memorial Award, North Shore Arts
Best of Show, South Pasadena Art Spring, St. Petersburg , FL
Edina Pepper Achievement Award;
Paint the Town Plein Air Invitational, St Petersburg, FL
The Cape Ann Savings Bank Award; North Shore Arts
Frank and Mary Cassidy Memorial Award; North Shore Arts
First Place, Treasure Island Art Guild, Treasure Island, Fl
Galleries: The Walsingham Gallery, Newburyport, MA,
Art at the Plaza, Bellaire, Florida
North Shore Arts Association, Gloucester, MA
Memberships: Portrait Society of America
North Shore Arts Association, Gloucester, MA;
High Street Painters, Brattleboro, VT
St. Petersburg Representational Art Association;St Petersburg, FL
Beach Art Center, Indian Rocks Beach, FL.
Teacher- Demonstrator-Juror: Contact 781-231-0873 MA or 727-637-5960 FL for info
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