Judy has worked professionally as an artist, art director, designer for the craft and gift industry and as an educator in the arts. Her work has been published in numerous magazines. With over 25 books and videos to her credit, she offers a variety of painting pattern packets. Judy's artwork, especially her holiday designs can be found in many private collections as well as in the National Museum of Decoratve Painting, The Society of Decoratve Painter's Permanent Collection, the Library of Congress, the Whitehouse, the Smithsonian Institute and in several Presidential Libraries. Her newest book “Chalk It Up!” features chalking techniques for lettering and decorative painting.
Judy's most recent work is a mix of painting, chalk techniques, unusual background textures, embellishment and a variety of other experimentation. Her work is strongly influenced by nature, anything vintage, antique or repurposed.
Judy Westegaard-Jenkins CDA