Artist StatementI am interested in the invisible currents which constantly push and pull at us.
Judith Benderson exhibits in the Washington, DC area, most recently at American University’s Katzen Arts Center in both the AU Museum and the Katzen Rotunda, at DC Arts Center, and at BlackRock Center for the Arts, and previously participated in public art projects including DC Party Animals and Color Field Remix. She was the Cultural Property Law Enforcement Coordinator at the Justice Department with responsibility in area of law enforcement for art theft and artifact smuggling, as well as doing appraisals for the FBI Art Theft Program. Benderson has a JD from American University, a BA and an MFA from George Washington University, and is certified in fine and decorative arts appraisal. She organized the 2018 Washington Women’s Arts Center (WWAC) retrospective, Latitude, at the American University Museum. In the 1970s and 80s, Benderson was a board member and Managing Director of WWAC. In 1986 she was a founding board member of Rockville Arts Place, now VisArts, and later served as co-President.