All images and content copyright 1998-2012: Judy Taylor Fine Art, Mount Desert Island, Maine
Judy’s work consists of figurative and narrative paintings, labor-focused work, landscapes
and portraiture. Her scenes of workers and nature found on the Island often incorporate
island residents as models. Prior to coming to Maine she lived in New York City,
transferring there from Chicago to study figurative art. She was accepted into New York
Academy of Art on full scholarship and received her Masters certificate in their pilot
program. She went on to study painting at the National Academy of Design with Harvey
Dinnerstein and Ron Sherr. In 1996 she relocated to Maine and was an Artist-in-
Residence at Acadia National Park. Since 2002 she has resided full time in Maine
where she maintains her studio and teaches there and at workshops in Austin, New
York, Italy and France. In 2007 she was awarded the commission to paint the History of Labor
in Maine which took a full year to complete. Her work is in many public and private
collections including: Johns Hopkins University, the United States Park System, Friends
of Acadia, and the Jackson Laboratory.
Professional painter with national exhibition record.
Owner/Operator seasonal art gallery.
Numerous corporate and private commissions,
including murals and exhibition design.