Curriculum Vitae



Project for Wat Chong Klang, a Buddist temple in Mae Hong Son, Thailand, and a series of works commissioned my private collectors

 Selected Solo Exhibitions

“Under My Skin”, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX 2004
“Feverish”, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, TX 2002
“Small Fires”, Heller Gallery, New York, NY 2001
“New Paintings”, Habatat Galleries, Boca Raton, FL 2000
“Emblems & Devices”, Heller Gallery, New York, NY 1998
“Wild Life”, Lyons Matrix Gallery, Austin, Texas 1997
“Old World/New World”, Heller Gallery, New York, NY 1995
“Voyage”, Heller Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida 1994
“Judy Jensen: New Work”, Lyons Matrix Gallery, Austin, Texas 1993
“Judy Jensen”, Heller Gallery, New York, New York 1992
“Falling from the Sun”, Heller Gallery, New York, New York 1991
“Judy Jensen: Paintings on Glass”, Brendan Walter Gallery, Santa Monica, California 1990
“Mapping the Soul”, Heller Gallery, New York, New York 1989
“Judy Bally Jensen”, Heller Gallery, New York, New York 1988

Selected Group Exhibitions

Artspace, Shreveport, LA, 2019
“75 at 75: Significant Works from RAM’s Collection”, Racine, WI 2017
The Nave Museum, Victoria, Texas, 2017
Gallery 701 at the Long Center, Austin, Texas, 2016
Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas 2014
Racine Art Museum, Wisconsin, 2013
Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas 2012
Gerald Peters Gallery, New York, New York 2011
Grand Rapids Art Museum, ArtPrize Exhibition, Michigan, 2011
Austin Museum of Art, Texas 2011
Racine Art Museum, Wisconsin 2010
Imago Studio, Palm Desert, California 2008
High Museum, Atlanta, Georgia 2007
Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, Texas 2007
Austin City Hall, Austin, Texas 2007
Fuller Art Museum, Brockton, Massachusetts 2006
Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin 2006
Kentucky Museum of Arts + Design, Louisville, Kentucky 2006
Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA 2005
National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA 2005
Smithsonian Museum of American Art Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C. 2004
The Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina 2004
Seattle Center on Contemporary Art, Washington 2004
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Texas 2003
Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin 2003
Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin 2002
Heller Gallery, New York, NY 2001
Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation, Louisville, Kentucky 2000
Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, WA 1998
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio 1997
The Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples, Florida 1997
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport 1996-1997
Chicago Navy Pier, (represented by Heller Gallery, New York) 1996
Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan (toured Japan 1994-1995)
Eighth New Delhi Triennale, India (USIA exhibit toured Asia and Australia 1993-1995)
Washington University Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri (curated by Lloyd Herman and
Matthew Kangas, toured the U.S. from 1993-1995)
Art Miami, Florida (represented by Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida)1993
Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA (exhibit toured the U.S. 1992-1996)
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan 1991
William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA 1991
American Craft Museum, New York, NY, 1990
Chicago Navy Pier (represented by Heller Gallery, New York) 1990
Monica Trüjen Gallery, Bremen, West Germany, 1990
Heller Gallery, New York, NY 1989
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C. 1988
Ishikawa Industrial Exhibition Hall, Kanazawa, Japan 1987
Galerie Gottschalk-Betz, Frankfurt, Germany 1987
Museum für Gestaltung, Basel, Switzerland 1986

Selected Public Speaking

NextTribe magazine’s Out Loud event,  Mercury Hall, Austin, May 3, 2019
Southeast Asia Crossroads, podcast through the Center for Southeast Asian studies, Feb. 1, 2019, NIU
Northern Illinois University, Feb. 1, 2019, sponsored by the Centers for Southeast Asian and Burma Studies
Capitol Factory, Austin, TX, April 19, 2017
Siam Society, Bangkok, Thailand, November 12, 2015
Women & Their Work Gallery, Austin, October 21, 2015
Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas TX, March 12, 2015
Bangkok National Museum, Thailand, 10/30/14
KXAN/NBC TV feature, 5/1/13
Austin City Hall, 3/21/12, gallery talk
KUHF Houston Public Radio, “Front Row”, 9/16/04, interview
Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA, 5/5/03, slide lecture
Corning Museum of Glass, 8/14/01, slide lecture
Penland School of Crafts, 7/17/01, slide lecture
The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning NY, 9/10/99, slide lecture
Artist Equity, New York, NY, 1/4/98, slide lecture
Austin Museum of Art, Austin, Texas, 4/6/97, slide lecture
Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina, 6/97, faculty slide lecture
Honolulu Academy of Art, Honolulu, Hawaii, 9/29/96, visiting artist slide lecture
University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, 9/28/96, visiting artist slide lecture
Kauai Society of Artists, Lihue, Hawaii, 10/2/96, visiting artist slide lecture
“Artist and Gallery Relationships”, (moderated by James Surls), Austin, TX, 3/96, panel discussion
Chicago Navy Pier, guest lecturer for New Art Forms, Chicago, IL, 9/90, slide lecture
New York Open Center, guest lecturer, 1/89, slide lecture, New York,
The Loft at Harbourfront, Toronto, Canada, 6/87, slide lecture
Glass Art Society Conference, Los Angeles, CA, 1986, slide lecture

Selected Honors and Awards

Creative Ambassador to Thailand, 2015 (designation by City of Austin)
James H.W. Thompson Foundation Grant, 2013 (Thai foundation)
“Texas Master 2014″, nominee 2013
Represented Austin/Bergstrom International Airport in “Airports with the Best Art”, 2009
Curator’s Award, Galveston Arts Center, 2007
Best of Show, National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA, 2004
John H. Hauberg Fellowship Artist Residency, Pilchuck Glass School, 2002
Richard Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship nominee, San Francisco Art Institute, 2000
Public art commission for the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, 1999
Most Original Austin Artist, Michael Barnes, Arts Editor, Austin American-Statesman, 1997
Juror, Art Kauai, The Kauai Museum of Art, Hawaii, 1996
Juror’s Award, Austin Museum of Art, Texas, 1996
Art in Public Places selection panelist for the Austin Convention Center
Louis Comfort Tiffany Award nominee, 1993
National Endowment for the Arts Visual Arts Fellowship Grant, 1986
Juror’s Award, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA, 1985
New Glass Reviews 19 ,11, 8, 7, 6, & 5, annual competition documenting the 100 most innovative objects made in glass each year

Selected Magazine Features, Reviews, and Articles

“Out Loud and Proud”, Carol Flake Chapman, NextTribe online magazine
“Enchanted by Glass”, Denis Gray, Expression magazine (American Express magazine for business cardholders in Thailand), April/May 2019, pps. 53-56
“Chasing the Dream: Painted Glass and Peace in Thailand”, Carol Flake Chapman, NextTribe magazine, March
28, 2018
“Tai Yai Reverse Paintings of Wat Chong Klang in Mae Hong Son”, Michael Martin,
Chiang Mai Mail, August 24, 2016
“American artist repairs century-old reverse glass paintings”, Cheewin Sattha, The Bangkok Post, November 9, 2015
“Judy Jensen: An Artist Gives Back”, Linda Greene, Arts Alliance for Contemporary Glass, summer 2013, p. 11, ills., feature
“11/11 EAST Stops: The ‘Chronicle’ Arts editor’s recommendations for the 2011 tour”, Robert Faires, Nov. 11, 2011, feature
“The Mona Lisa Project”, Marilyn McRae, Sept. 2011, Austin Woman Magazine
“Smithsonian Gets Jensen”, Robert Faires, Austin Chronicle, 11/28/2003, arts column
“Judy Jensen”, Nancy Bless, American Craft, Aug/Sept 2002, pps. 66-67, ill
“Collectors as Advocates: Dale and Doug Anderson”, Tina Oldknow, American Craft, v. 62, June/July 2002, pp. 60-66, ill.
“Glass Masters”, Diane Heilenman, The Courier-Journal, 4/23/00
“Illumination: Jensen in NYC”, R. S. Cohen, Austin Chronicle, 7/24/98
“ ‘Wild Life’ artist”, Madeline Irvine, Austin American-Statesman, 4/9/97
“KSA invites Judy Jensen to jury”, The Garden Island, Lihue, Hawaii (Kauai), 9/4/96, feature
“Judy Jensen”, Austin American-Statesman, Austin, TX, 10/26/95, feature
“Raconteur’s Gifts”, The Sunday Free Press Journal, Bombay, India, p. 8, ill., 5/29/94
“Telling Tales”, Karen S. Chambers, Neues Glas, pp. 10, 14-15, issue 3/94 (Germany), feature
“Judy Jensen: Tableaux in Reverse”, American Craft, p. 42-45, cover ill., Oct/Nov ‘93, feature
“New York Letter”, Glasswork (Kyoto), #15, pp. 38-41, July 1993

Selected Catalogues and Books

Texas Contemporary Glass, 2017, pp 24 & 25, ill., (Nave Museum)
Target Texas: Contemporary Studio Glass, 2014, p. 19, ill., p. 42 (Art Museum of South Texas)
Connections, 2011, pps. 19-20, ill. (Gerald Peters Gallery, NY)
New Glass Review 32, 2011, “Recent Important Acquisitions” p. 109, ill. (Corning Museum)
The Mona Lisa Project, 2011, pps. 38-39, ill. (Austin Museum of Art)
The Edges of Grace: Provocative, Uncommon Craft, 2006, p. 12, ill. (Fuller Craft Museum)
Sculpture, Glass, and American Museums, Martha Drexler Lynn, p. 166, 2005 (book)
Biennial Report, 2005, p. 12-13, Sculpture Acquisitions, ill. (Akron Art Museum)
Magnificent Extravagance: Artists and Opulence, 2005, pps. 2-3, ill. (Racine Art Museum)
25 Years of New Glass Review, Tina Oldknow, 2005 (book)
The Nature of Craft and the Penland Experience, 2004, p. 143, ill., p. 206, (Mint Museum)
International Glass Art, Richard Wilfred Yelle, pp.161-162, 2003 (book)
Introducing RAM: The Building and Collections, 2003, p. 23-24, ill. (Racine Art Museum)
Women Working in Glass, Lucartha Kohler, pp. 161-162, 2003 (book)
Judy Jensen: Feverish, 2002, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Glass Art from UrbanGlass , Richard Wilford Yelle, p. 109, ill., 2000 (book)
Millennium Glass: An International Survey, 2000, p. 28 (Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation)
Glass: An Artist’s Medium, Lucartha Kohler, p. 96, ill, p. 121, 1998 (book)
American Studio Glass from Cleveland Collections , 1997, p. 92 (Cleveland Museum of Art)
World Glass Now ‘94, p. 59 (ill.), 157 (Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan)
Masterworks of Contemporary Glass, 1994, p. 38, ill. (Christie’s, New York)
Tell Me a Story: Narrative Art in Clay and Glass, p. 11, p. 30-31, ill. (The Taft Museum)
Tales and Traditions, by L. Herman and M. Kangas, p. 42, p. 86
Smithsonian Archives of American Art Auction, 1992, p. 15 (Smithsonian Institution)
Clearly Art: Pilchuck’s Glass Legacy, by Lloyd Herman, 1992, p. 72, ill. (Whatcom Museum of Art)
Selections from the David Jacob Chodorkoff Collection, p. 5, ill. (Detroit Institute of Arts)
Chicago International New Art Forms Exposition 1990, p. 65, ill.
Creative Glass Center of America Benefit Auction, 1990, p. 27, ill. (Sotheby’s, NY)
Contemporary Glass, Susanne Frantz, p. 28, full page ill., 1989 (book)
New Art Forms, 1988, p. 58, ill. (Chicago Navy Pier Exposition)
A Generation in Glass Sculpture, p. 13, (Florida State University Gallery and Museum)
The International Exhibition of Glass ‘88, p. 111, ill. (Japanese)
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., 1988

Selected Public Collections

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California
The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York
Washington Art Consortium, Seattle, Washington
Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio
The Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin
The David Jacob Chodorkoff Collection, promised gift to The Detroit Institute of Arts
Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky
Austin/Bergstrom International Airport (public art installation), Austin, Texas
City of Austin, Art in Public Places offices
McDonald’s Corporation, Corporate Headquarters, Chicago, Illinois
SAFECO Corporate Collection, Seattle, Washington

Also represented in numerous private collections.