Paintings by Judy Kalin
in the McGiffin Room
5/13 - 7/08, 2023
The Clymer Museum & Galleries
Featuring Contemporary Artists &
The Works of John Ford Clymer.
Call for Artists for 2024 exhibitions, All mediums considered.
If interested send 3 to 4 images, a brief bio and artist statement to
416 N Pearl Street,
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Tuesday – Friday 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday 11 am - 3 pm
509 962 6416
Closed January 1, Thanksgiving & December 25
Curator's Notes: Judy Kalin is well known for her Sumi paintings of the Northwest. Judy's combination of the natural environments of the Northwest and Asian aesthetics comfortably places her within the traditions established by of the earlier Northwest Mystics.
In this sense she continues and contributes to a distinct regional style, while not being confined to it. Her recent explorations with oil & wax painting demonstrates an exciting, challenging and masterful exploration within this medium. These new paintings display a lush palette
and free spirited arrangement of brush work and patterns.
Together the work gives us an insight into Judy's wide- ranging abilities, and her sense of reverence and awe for the world around us. Against the backdrop of social division, environmental havoc and antiquated yearnings for supremacy Judy’s work is a refreshing reminder of Nature’s revitalizing power.
Like Sam Albright, Lenny Harm, and the recent exhibition of Tarra HallWard, Judy reminds us of the natural and scared imperative on each of us to create. Like Sam Albright, Lenny Harm, and the recent exhibition of Tarra Hallward, Judy reminds us of the natural and scared imperative on each of us to create.