Judy studied Art at the University of Oklahoma, Art History at Barat College, Lake Forest, Illinois, painting at Glassell School, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ,TX and Design at the Academy of Merchandizing and Design in Chicago, Illinois. She is a professional Interior Designer (A.S.I.D) as well as an artist. She has traveled extensively for business and painting. She has also participated in workshops in France, Ireland, England, Mexico, Italy, Czech Republic, Sicily Portugal, and Greece and all over the U.S. with notable teachers, which has prepared her to be a competent as a painter. She is represented by the Jack Meier Gallery, in Houston Texas, as well as Area Interior Design Shop in Houston. She also shows at the Sasanqua Day Spa and Peyton Williams Jewelry Store on Kiawah Island, in South Carolina. She has recently become represented by the Martin House Gallery in Blowing Rock, North Carolina.
Judy was juried into the National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society Fall (NOAPS) Show, which hung in Fredricksburg,Texas at the R. S. Hanna Gallery for the months of September through December 2017. She also was invited to be the Artist for the Edisto Island Preservation Society (Edisto Island S.C.) to do paintings of nine plantations houses for the October Plantation tour of October 2018.