My current work is an exploration of the idea that life is inherent in matter. Our genetic structure is under threat from both genetic research and from environmental change. This entices me to see life as not being dependent on the kind of biological structures we are used to. I want to think of life itself being securely linked to matter, in fact being two facets of the same thing.
The composition of my work reflects my feeling that grid type thinking, sometimes called the Cartesian project, and massively discussed in 20th century art, is breaking apart under the ideas of relativity and quantum energy. The lines and edges are bursting their seams. I see it everywhere. From the outside it may look like entropy and decay, but it feels like a deepening of our collective vision.
I wonder if our vision or our propensity for self-destruction will prove to hold the greater truth.
Judy Werlin, New York, 2011
Ceres Gallery, “Spontaneous Generation”, solo show
“Woman’s Nature”, Ceres group show
“Towing the Line”, Ceres group show
Treetops Chamber Music Society, solo show
Blue Door Gallery and Blue Door Artists Association, Yonkers, multiple group exhibits
The United Artists Exhibition”, International Secretariat Building, United Nations,group show
Roots Transplant, The Brazilian Endowment for the Arts Gallery, New York, group show
Ceres Gallery, group show (Jan.)
Ceres Gallery, Member Group Show (June)
Martucci Gallery, Irvington, solo show
New Century Artists, Chelsea
Curator, Local Artists at The Town Hall Theater, Irvington, NY
Studio 301, Recent Paintings, Irvington, solo show
Studio 301, Recent Paintings, solo show
tudio 301, Recent Paintings and Installation for the Hudson River, solo show
Studio 301, group exhibition
Studio 301, group exhibition, Irvington
The River Gallery, group exhibition, Irvington
The Rivertowns Open Studios Tour Exhibition, Village Hall, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
The Silvermine School of Art Faculty Exhibition, New Canaan, CT