Chronik

1959
Born Brazil, Indiana
1982
BFA, The Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
1982
Wilder Travelling Fellowship, awarded by the Art Academy of Cincinnati
1984
MFA, School of Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1985
Illinois Arts Council Chairman's Grant
1993
National Endowment for the Arts Grant
1997
The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award
1997
Center for Interdisciplinary Research in the Arts Grant, Northwestern University, Poet Masterprinter Exchange
1998
Center for Interdisciplinary Research in the Arts Grant, Northwestern University, COLD DAYS (catalogue)
2000
URGC, Northwestern University, Morocco: Architecture, Pattern, Light
2000
Northwestern Alumnae Grant, Art Theory & Practice Department web site
2004
Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue, Chicago 2004 Grant
Lives and works in Chicago

Ausstellungen

2013
Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, TX (forthcoming) (solo)
2013
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL (forthcoming) (solo)
2012
Hello Again, Häusler Contemporary Zürich, Switzerland (solo)
2011
April Showers, Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York, NY. (solo)
2011
Chromatic Paintings for Chicago and Blob Paintings, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
2010
Judy Ledgerwood: Chromophillia, 1301 PE, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2010
Thinking of you, Häusler Contemporary Munich, Germany
2009
Constellations: Paintings from the MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago
2008
Häusler Contemporary Zürich, Zurich
2007
Mixology, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois (solo)
2007
Hard Jam, Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York (solo)
2006
Figures in the Field: Figurative Sculpture and Abstract Painting from Chicago Collections, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
2006
Take Over, The Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2006
I Believe, Hudson Franklin Gallery, New York, New York
2006
RAGGED, Kate MacGarry Gallery, selected by Josh Blackwell, London
2005
Get Up, Häusler Contemporary, Munich (solo)
2005
Spring Fever, Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York (solo)
2005
Traces Everywhere, Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York, New York
2004
Cindy Bernard, Richard Dupont, Judy Ledgerwood, Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York, New York
2004
The Center is Anywhere, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
2004
CHROMA, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, Michigan
2004
Judy Ledgerwood, Julie Mangold, Sol Le Witt, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
2004
Ugly Beauty, 1301 PE, Los Angeles, California (solo)
2003
New Paintings, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (solo)
2003
Flora: The Beauty of Botanicals in Art, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, Illinois
2002
Life Death Love Hate Pleasure Pain, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (catalogue)
2002
Multiformity: Multiples from the MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
2002
1301 PE, Los Angeles, California (solo)
2002
TEST PATTERN, 111 Minnea Street, san Francisco California. (catalogue)
2001
College Proofs: The Riverhouse Editions Collection at the Mary and Lee Block
2001
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago Illinois
2001
Stuffed,1301 PE, Santa Monica, California
2001
SerendipityThomas McCormic Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
2001
White Light, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
2001
Museum Of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
2001
Concept Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (solo)
2000
Feigen Contemporary New York, NY (solo)
2000
Maximal Minimal, Feigen Contemporary New York, NY
2000
The Circle Show, bona fide Chicago, IL
2000
Glimmer, Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage Glen Ellyn, IL
1999
Calendar 2000, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College Annadale-on-Hudson, NY
1999
Cold Days (catalogue), The Renaissance Society Chicago, IL (solo)
1998
Exploiting the Abstract, Feigen Contemporary New York, NY
1997
Feigen Contemporary New York, NY (solo)
1997
New Works, Feigen, Inc. Chicago, IL
1996
Richard L. Feigen & Co. New York, NY (solo)
1996
Inaugural Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, IL
1995
Feigen, Inc. Chicago, Ill (solo)
1995
Christopher Grimes Gallery Santa Monica, CA (solo)
1995
25 Americans: Painting in the 90's, Milwaukee Art Museum Milwaukee, WI
1994
Nature, Revolution: A Gallery Project, Ferndale, MI
1993
A Grand Tour, The Swiss Institute New York, NY
1993
Celestial, Gallery in the Champion Lobby Champion International Corp., Stamford, CT
1993
Germans Van Eck Gallery New York, NY
1992
Why Paint?, The Renaissance Society, The University of Chicago Chicago, IL
1992
Hanes Art Center Glass Gallery Chapel Hill, NC
1991
Richard Green Gallery Santa Monica, CA
1989
Scott Hanson Gallery New York, NY

Literatur

1999
Artner, Alan G. 'Judy Ledgerwood's new works interact with winter light', Chicago Tribune, February 5, Sec. 7, p. 53
1999
Bradley, Jeff. 'From Patience to Fascination: Striking Etchings and Prints in Riverhouse Retrospective', The Denver Post, October 11, p. 26E
1998
'At the Galleries: New York News, Exploiting the Abstract', FlashArt, Summer, p. 63
1996
'Bigger not Better', Chicago Tribune, June 30, Sec. 7, p. 12
1996
'The New MCA', Chicago Tribune, June 16, Sec. 7, p. 1
1995
'Evanston exhibit of abstract works an evenhanded view', Chicago Tribune, February 3, Sec. 7, p. 48
1995
Bonesteel, Michael. 'New Abstract Art Rules', Pioneer Press, January 25
1992
'Art: Judy Ledgerwood', Chicago Tribune, January 17, Sec. 7, p.66
1990
'Wooden beams, even soil, enrich paintings', Chicago Tribune, September 21, Sec. 7, p. 66
1987
'Catalogue is the best part of nonspiritual', Chicago Tribune, June 11, Sec. 5, p. 11E