Judy Youngblood is an active artist who creates paintings, drawings, etchings, and relief prints as well as works that combine multiple mediums. In 2019 she had a solo show, Unsettled Conditions, at William Campbell Contemporary Art and was honored as Printmaker Emeritus by Southern Graphics Council International, the largest organization of artist printmakers in the world. In recognition of her achievements, the Forum Gallery at Brookhaven College (Dallas) organized and hosted a retrospective, Judy Youngblood: The Effects of Time and Weather. Peter Briggs, Director of the Artist Printmaker Research Collection at the Museum at Texas Tech University said, “Spanning her career, the fifty artworks in this exhibition brought together a remarkable range of prints, drawings and paintings on paper.”
Recently Youngblood has also had solo exhibitions and installations at the Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, Flatbed Press and Gallery, Austin, the Noel Museum of the Permian Basin, Odessa. Additionally her work is included in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, The Portland Museum of Art, Portland and many private collections. Her work has been included in more than three hundred invitational or juried group exhibitions around the world.
Judy Youngblood is a Professor Emeritus of Art at the University of North Texas, Denton, Texas where she taught printmaking and book arts for more than 20 years. Youngblood was a Fellow at the MacDowell Colony, a Fulbright Scholar at Hayter’s Atelier 17 in Paris, and earned her MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.