Judy Quinn’s work is concerned with layers both visual and metaphorical. Her early photographs were printed from multiple negatives. Her printmaking combined traditional prints with alternative photography methodes. Xerox transfers, Polaroid lifts, Vandyke Brown, Cyanotype prints or Liquid Light emulsion on printing papers and sometimes her own handmade papers were printed with overlays from etching plates, photolithography and monoprints.
Judy Quinn was born in Kenya. She was educated in Tanzania and England and emigrated to the United States in 1965. She studied photography at Project Inc., in Cambridge from 1975 – 1978. Printmaking at DeCordova Museum School 1990 – 1996. Papermaking at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1998 – 1999.
Co-founder of CAMERADA a critique group of 6 photographers in the Boston area and a member of Partners in Printmaking, her works have been shown in solo and group shows throughout the New England area and have been published in several trade publications. She taught photography in the Newton Community School program for eight years.
Judy was Artist in Residence at Artist Proof Studio, in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000 and 2004 and at Northern Territory University, Darwin, Australia in 2000.