About Judy McLeod

Artist Judy McLeod creates rich and compelling collages constructed of patterned papers, drawing, painting, wax, and exotic mixed media. She has exhibited widely and taken top museum awards throughout Virginia and the Central Atlantic region while residing in Charlottesville, Virginia for more than 4 decades. 

Joyfully, McLeod taught as Professor of Studio Art with Semester at Sea under University of Virginia for 4 semester voyages  (Fall, 2010; Spring 2013; Fall, 2013, and Fall, 2015) circumnavigating the oceans and seas of Planet Earth, experiencing people, cultures and places of 40+ nations.  

Prior to Semester at Sea, McLeod taught Art Foundations, Drawing, Painting, & Printmaking at the School of the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University and Graduate visual arts courses and seminars for VCU’s Master of Interdisciplinary Studies Program. All of McLeod’s recent imagery and art ideas have been informed and inspired by the life-changing experiences of sailing and teaching with Semester at Sea. Prior to Semester at Sea, McLeod taught Art Foundations, Drawing, Painting, & Printmaking at the School of the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University and Graduate visual arts courses and seminars for VCU’s Master of Interdisciplinary Studies Program.

 

As Coordinator, Teacher, and Program Director, McLeod worked extensively in the Charlottesville City Schools in programs for the gifted in visual arts.

 

McLeod taught Art Foundations, Drawing, and Painting & Printmaking at the School of the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia for more than 20 years and continues to teach graduate visual art courses for VCU’s Master of Interdisciplinary Studies Program. She taught at University of Virginia in various Arts Education courses and programs through the Curry School of Education. As Coordinator, Teacher, and Program Director, McLeod worked extensively in the Charlottesville City Schools in programs for the gifted in visual arts. 

Judy McLeod received a prestigious NEA Travel/Study grant and she was twice the recipient of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Grant. Regionally, she was awarded a Piedmont Council of the Arts Award for outstanding achievement in arts education.

 

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