JUDITH K. BRODSKY, Board Chair, New York Foundation for the Arts, is Distinguished Professor Emerita, Department of Visual Arts, Rutgers University; Founder, Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper, renamed the Brodsky Center in her honor; Founder, Rutgers Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities and The Feminist Art Project, a national program to promote recognition of women artists; Organizer and Curator of The Fertile Crescent: Gender, Art, and Society (2012); Founder and Chair of the international city-wide print festival, Philagrafika (2010); Past National President of ArtTable, the College Art Association, and the Women’s Caucus for Art; Former Dean, Associate Provost, and Chair of the art department, Rutgers campus at Newark; Contributor to the first comprehensive history of the American women’s movement in art,The Power of Feminist Art; An organizer of Momentum, a project focusing on women and transgender artists who use technology.
A printmaker and artist, Brodsky’s work is in many permanent collections including the Harvard University Museums, Library of Congress,Victoria & Albert, London, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, and Stadtsmuseum, Berlin. Brodsky works in series. Her last series was titled “Memoir of an Assimilated Family,” over 100 etchings based on old family photographs. Her current series is “The 20 Most Important Scientific Questions of the 21st Century.” Learn more about Judith Brodsky here.
AWARDS: The Juror will review the selected work once it is delivered to the Art Museum Complex. She will select prize, and award winners–1st Prize: $1,000; 2nd Prize: $500; 3rd Prize: $300; plus Material and Honorable Mention awards.