Acrylic on Birch Cradle Wood by Judi Pinkham
About Judi Pinkham
I am a contemporary painter working in mostly acrylics from my home studio in Massachusetts. My family roots and sensibilities are firmly planted in the rocky soil of the Maine coast, which I draw inspiration from. For as long as I can remember, I have been devouring all the paper and paint I can get my hands on. When I was young, my dad encouraged me by supplementing my art supplies with the ends of wallpaper rolls from the paint store. The backs were perfect for painting. I use strong shapes, lively brushwork, and vibrant color to explore my subjects; whether it’s capturing light and shadow of coastal scenes or the joyous variety of colors in flowers. The satisfaction of pushing the thick paint around and mixing so many subtle, beautiful colors is sublime. I have a BFA in Design and an Art Teaching degree from Massachusetts College of Art. When I’m not painting, I can be found digging in my garden or hiking as many wild and beautiful places as I can.