Judy Williams ; Juliet Kac; 2002; 2012.009

Name/Title

Judy Williams

About this object

"When I first met Judy I mentioned to my mother that I would like to paint her portrait as I greatly admired her work as an artist." -Juliet Kac
Judy's mother, Joan was an active member of the Friends of the New Zealand Portrait Gallery.

Judy Williams was the founder of the New Zealand Portrait Gallery, which began as an idea she had at a dinner party, which she preserved with and developed into a sustainable, functioning Wellington landmark. Judy graduated from Canterbury University College with her Diploma of Fine Arts. She also studied a BA including logic and ethics. She spent many years producing art, exhibited at the Academy of Fine Arts where she was a board member, and was also commissioned to paint several of the past presidents of the Royal Society.

Artist, Juliet Kac studued at the Elan School of Fine Art, later travelling to the UK where she graduated with a Ph.D. from the University of Brighton in 2003. She is based in Brighton, and teaches life drawing at Sussex University and Phoenix Brighton, and printmaking at the University of Brighton.

Maker

Juliet Kac

Date Made

2002

Medium and Materials

Oil on canvas

Inscription and Marks

Juliet Kac 2002 (Bottom right)

Measurements

framed 83 x 68, unframed 60 x 45

Subject and Association Description

Williams: Judy

Credit Line

NZPG

Object Type

Painting

Object number

2012.009

Rights

All rights reserved

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