Statement

Judith Levin’s paintings began to be collected when she was fifteen. She developed a technique in pure painting, freely building a classical composition directly onto the canvas in paint without the use of drawn or planned outlines. Her early work is comprised of a series of flower paintings in which this technique reflects the natural and free compositions of the flowers themselves. These paintings are noted for their contrast of texture, the almost weightlessness of the petals against the solidity of the jug that contains them, and the play of light and colour. Early flower paintings are published by Solomon and Whitehead, London.

In the continuing series of still life paintings, the same freedom of technique is given into an expression of simplicity of form. These are contemplative, silent paintings taken from direct observation. Examples of this period are published by Canadian Art Prints, Richmond, Canada. Moving to the pictorial space of the landscape, the moorland paintings are a personal response to the vast, open spaces of heather on the moors around Haworth, Ilkley and North Yorkshire and the woodland paintings a response to the more enclosed landscape within the city.

Judith Levin’s paintings are found in private and corporate collections internationally.


Explore Judith Levin’s work


Landscapes

  • Solitude
  • Sunlight
  • Drifting Cloud

Still Life


Portraits


Exhibitions

1988 European Exhibition of Fine Art, Tokyo
1989 Still Life Prize, Society of Artists
1990 Showcase, Omell, Albemarle St., London
1991 Published, Solomon and Whitehead, London
1993 Exhibition, The Eyes Have It, Skipton, North Yorkshire
1995 Nomination, Women of Achievement
1995 Exhibition, Call In The Night, West Yorkshire Playhouse
1998 Exhibition, Prelude To A Kiss, Corporate Show, Leeds
2000 Exhibition, FKAA, Leeds
2001 Exhibition, Pfizer Inc., New York
2002 Exhibition, Above The Line, Leeds
2003 Published, Canadian Art Prints, Richmond, Canada

2004 Showcase, Chetkin Gallery, New Jersey
2005 Showcase, Craghead Gallery, Carmel, California
2006 Exhibition, Withdrawing To The Local Landscape, Bolton Abbey, Wharfedale
2007 Exhibition, Landscape on Silk in Couture, Design Block, London
2008 Showcase, The Ilkley Gallery
2009 Showcase, Tamara Lawson Gallery
2010 Exhibition, The Bingley Gallery
2010 Bequest to Leeds City Art Gallery
2010 Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London
2010 Private Collection, Paris
2012 Solo Show, Northern Landscapes, The Leeds Gallery
2013 Solo Show, Clothworkers’ Hall, Leeds University


Studio

Studio open by appointment, Leeds, West Yorkshire. Please email to arrange.

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