Ann Judell: Drawings
Anne Judell is the 2011 winner of the Dobell Prize for drawing awarded by the art gallery of NSW. Respect for Anne's work has grown over a career spanning more than four decades, as a solo exhibitor and through her presence in selected group exhibitions. Her entries have been included on many occasions as a finalist in the Wynne Prize, the Dobell Prize for drawing and the Blake Prize as well as in other prestigious competitive exhibitions including the Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award and Kedumba Prize. She is represented in major private and public collections including the Australian National Gallery, the Art Gallery of NSW, The National Gallery of Victoria, Parliament House Collection, Art Bank and regional galleries through out NSW and VIC. Amongst the respected arts writers who have critically appraised her work are Christopher Allen, Prue Gibson, John McDonald and Matthew Westwood.
The Works of Art
The University of Canberra's Art Collection has three works of art by Anne Judell. They are colourful abstract forms that are pleasing compositions. The works are simply called Drawings 25, 26 and Drawing 50 painted with oil sticks onto paper in 1983. Since then, Ann has explored a range of media and forms. In 2011, Ann won the Dobell Art Prize with her work titled Breathe, which is now in the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.