Judith Shea is an American sculptor who lives and works in New York City.
Her early clothing pieces were first exhibited in 1976 at The Clocktower in New York by Director Alanna Heiss and included in Heiss's exhibition at PS1, Rooms, as well as in the 1981 Whitney Biennial Exhibition. Her more recent sculptures of fully articulated figures were exhibited in GREATER NEW YORK 2015 at MOMA PS1. Shea has received the 2013 Award for Excellence from The American Academy of Arts and Letters; the 2012 Fellowship in Fine Art from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation; and the 2011 Anonymous Was A Woman and The Artists Legacy Foundation Awards. She received The Rome Prize in 1994, The Rockefeller Foundation's Artists Residency to Bellagio, Italy in 1993, and two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships in Sculpture in 1984 and 1986. Her work is represented in the Collections of many American museums, including MOMA, The National Gallery in Washington, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Shea's work is represented by Kent Fine Art in New York. www.judithshea.com