Judith Montminy

  • HONORS & EXHIBITIONS

Provocative architectural scenes continue to command my attention and compel me to photograph their soothing abstract and geometric qualities.

Recently, however, I’ve begun to look beyond the obvious characteristics of these strong graphic settings and have started to embrace their ambiguous hints at story snippets caught midstream. To expose their emotional core, I embrace diffused light, shadows and color along with the apparitional figures they help to shape.

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JURIED ARTIST MEMBER

  • National Association of Women Artists - NY & MA Chapters
  • Cambridge Art Association Cambridge MA
  • South Shore Art Center Cohasset MA
  • Plymouth Guild Russell Gallery Plymouth MA

SELECT EXHIBITIONS & HONORS

2018
* 24th ANNUAL JURIED MEMBERS' EXHIBITION Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester MA JUROR: Richard McCabe, Curator of Photography Ogden Museum, New Orleans LA * QUIEN? QUE? DONDE? - Lafayette City Center Gallery, Boston JUROR: Paula Tognarelli, Exec. Director, Griffin Museum * THE FINE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY 2018 - Plymouth Center for the Arts JURORS: Mark Chester, Suzanne Revy, Bob Singer * BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY Bancroft Gallery, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset MA JUROR: Arlette Kayafas, Gallery Kayafas, Boston * COURTING THE UNCONTROLLABLE Part I- AWARD OF MERIT Galatea Fine Art, Boston MA JUROR: Marsha Odabashian, President, Boston Women's Caucus of Art * WINTER JURIED SHOW- Art Complex Museum, Duxbuy MA JUROR: Cindy Vallino, Owner/Director Focus Gallery, Chatham MA
2017
* BEHIND THE LENS, WOMEN IN PHOTOGRAPHY Invitational Exhibit Providence Center for Photographic Arts (now Rhode Island CPA) Video Interview CURATORS: Rosemary Marchetta & Shari Weschler Rubeck * PRIX de la PHOTOGRAPHIE, PARIS (Px3) - HONORABLE MENTION Deconstructed Construction * MONOCHROME National Juried Show - HONORABLE MENTION Bancroft Gallery, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset MA JUROR: Beth Urdang, Owner Beth Urdang Gallery, Boston MA * 3rd OPEN CALL JURIED SHOW - THIRD PLACE Providence Center for Photographic Arts JUROR: Paula Tognarelli, Exec. Director, Griffin Museum *WITH EYES OPEN National Association of Women Artists Thompson Gallery, Weston MA JUROR: Todd Bartel, Gallery Director * PLAYING WITH PERSPECTIVE 6th Annual National Juried Show East End Arts Gallery, Riverhead NY JUROR: Sara DeLuca, Owner/Director, ILLE ARTS, Amagansett NY * MOVING PARTS 6th Annual Open Juried Show Post Office Gallery, North Truro MA JUROR: Stephen Briscoe, Gallery Director * TREASURE - Westport Art Group Gallery, Westport MA JUROR: Karen Davis, Davis/Orton Gallery, Hudson NY * Invaluable Guide to Buying Photography - FEATURED IMAGE Invaluable Online Gallery & Cambridge Art Association * REFLECTIONS - SHORTLISTED FINALIST Motif Collective * ENTRYWAYS Gallery Artist Juried Show Bancroft Gallery, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset MA JUROR: Susan Nalband, Owner 555 Gallery, Boston MA * BOARD MEMBER SHOWCASE - Bumpus Gallery, Duxbury MA CURATOR: Jane Bumpus Neilsen, Executive Director * SOUTH SHORE PHOTOGRAPHERS - Guest Curator South Shore Conservatory, Hingham MA Art Review Patriot Ledger
2016
* RED BIENNIAL National Juried Show - Kathryn Schultz Gallery Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge MA JUROR: Joseph D. Ketner II, Emerson College * 15th NATIONAL PRIZE SHOW - University Place Gallery Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge MA JUROR: Paul C. Ha, Director, MIT's LIST Visual Art Center, Cambridge MA * ALL ABOARD! 5th Annual Open Juried Show Post Office Gallery, North Truro MA JUROR: Stephen Briscoe, Gallery Director * WINTER JURIED SHOW - Art Complex Museum, Duxbury MA JURORS: Leigh Craven, Donna Green, Ed Nute & Abigail Ogilvy * SPRING PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST - THIRD PLACE People Goss Photo Lab, Hanover MA JUROR: Sean Goss, Gallery Owner * BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY - Anne Henning Gallery, Duxbury MA CURATOR: Anne Henning, Gallery Owner * GALLERY ARTIST SHOWCASE Dillon Gallery, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset MA
2015
* INTERNATIONAL MONOCHROME AWARDS HONORABLE MENTION Abstracts JURORS from Austria, Canada, England, France, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Ukraine, USA * 2nd INTERNATIONAL OPEN CALL PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW Peter Miller Fine Art Photography Gallery, Providence RI JUROR: Paula Tognarelli, Exec. Director, Griffin Museum * BLUE National Juried Show - University Place Gallery Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge MA JUROR: Katherine French, Director Emerita, Danforth Museum of Art * ON THE EDGE National Juried Show Bancroft Gallery, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset MA JUROR: Denise Marconish, Curator, MassMoCA, North Adams MA * think small- Panopticon Photographic Gallery, Boston MA JUROR: Jason Landry, Gallery Owner * 1st INTERNATIONAL OPEN CALL PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW Peter Miller Fine Art Photography Gallery, Providence RI JUROR: Rob Van Petten, Fashion Photographer * EYE ON BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY Anne Henning Gallery, Duxbury MA CURATOR: Anne Henning, Gallery Owner * JOURNEYS Gallery Artist Juried Show Bancroft Gallery, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset MA JUROR: Zola Solamente, Director, Arden Gallery, Boston MA
2014
* PRIX de la PHOTOGRAPHIE, PARIS (PX3) BRONZE AWARD Fine Art Architecture JURORS: from Annenberg Space for Photography, National Geographic, New York Times, Paris Match, Popular Photography, et al. * INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS HONORABLE MENTION Cityscapes JURORS: from Conde Nast Traveler, Harvard University, Phaidon Press, Saatchi & Saatchi, Victoria & Albert Museum, et al. * BEST OF PHOTOGRAPHY 2014 Forum Magazine * THE FINE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY- Plymouth Center for the Arts JURORS: Erin Carey, William Franson & Amy Thiess * WINTER JURIED SHOW - Art Complex Museum, Duxbury MA JUROR: Cindy Vallino, Owner/Director Focus Gallery, Chatham MA * MADE IN AMERICA Bancroft Gallery, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset MA JUROR: Laura Montgomery, Curator, Fifield Art Gallery, Boston MA * LOVE National Juried Exhibition Bancroft Gallery, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset MA JUROR: Eric Aho, Artist * SYNERGIES: New Gallery Artists Expo Dillon Gallery, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset MA CURATOR: Kaitlin Thurlow * FEATURED ARTIST - Gallery Talk - Art Complex Museum, Duxbury MA
2013
* COOL National Juried Exhibition - AWARD OF MERIT Bancroft Gallery, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset MA JUROR: Joseph Carroll, Owner Carroll & Sons Gallery, Boston MA * PLYMOUTH GUILD ANNUAL JURIED SHOW HONORABLE MENTION Color Photography Plymouth Center for the Arts JURORS: Roy Dawes, Rose Art Museum; Maureen Mills, NH Institute of Art * ALL BY MYSELF PHOTO REVIEW Special Web Exhibit JUROR: Paul Roth, Director, Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto CA * 58th ANNUAL FESTIVAL JURIED SHOW Cohasset Common MA JURORS: Barbara Grad, Mass. College of Art & Jane S. Young, Chase Young Gallery, Boston MA * PHOTOGRAPHY NOW! National Juried Show Bancroft Gallery, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset MA JUROR: Karin Rosenthal, Curator & Fine Art Photographer * THE FINE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY - Plymouth Center for the Arts JURORS: Francine Weiss & Peter Vanderwarker
EDUCATION
* Griffin Museum of Photography Winchester MA * Harvard University Cambridge MA * MA College of Art & Design Summer School Boston MA * Syracuse University Syracuse NY * South Shore Art Center Cohasset MA * Street Photography Workshops with Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Essdras Suarez