Lecture with Judith Content

April 13, 2022 – 1 PM EST
Registration for this program is required.
Free program for members – $5.- for non-members.

Judith Content has been a full time studio artist for more than 40 years.  She graduated from San Francisco State University in 1979 with a BA in Fine Art with an Emphasis in Textiles. Her arashi-shibori dyed, discharged, pieced and quilted silk wall pieces have been exhibited nationally and internationally and included in major public, private and museum collections worldwide. Recent solo exhibitions include Shadow Dance (2020) at the Visions Museum of Textile Art in San Diego, CA, Evanescence at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA and Tansey Contemporary Gallery, Denver CO, 2019.

Content participated in the invitational 15th International Triennial of Tapestry at the Central Museum of Textiles in Ludz, Poland, 2016. The Texas Quilt Museum organized a retrospective exhibition of her work Intuitive Symmetry: Works on Silk in 2015. Judith has work touring in the SAQA exhibitions 3D EXPRESSIONS and Connections, and the Invitational SAQA exhibition. Layered and Stitched: 50 Years of Innovative Art.

Content was one of four featured artists in the Craft in America documentary series: QUILTS and participated in the accompanying exhibition at the Craft in America Center, Los Angeles, CA. (2020)

Museum collections include the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textile, The Museum of Art and Design in New York and the International Shibori Collection, Nagoya, Japan. Personal collections include, John Walsh, Maureen Hendricks, Del Thomas and Martha Sielman.

Judith has served as juror for Quilt National and Quilt Visions and is President Emerita of the Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) where she created and chaired the SAQA Exhibition Program. Key publications include Craft in America, Celebrating Two Centuries of Artists and Objects, Textiles: The Art of Mankind, and SILKby Mary Schoeser, Masters: Art Quilts I, by Martha Sielman, The Art Quilt by Robert Shaw and Memory on Cloth: Shibori Now, by Yoshiko I. Wada.

In addition to working with textiles, Content enthusiastically explores other creative tributaries including jewelry design, sculptural crochet, and ephemeral landart installations.

Judith Content