52 Weeks/52 Works
Fawick Gallery
Baldwin Wallace University

"The Final Chapter" will be included in  this show at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea Ohio, through November 30.

Showing Now and Soon

Valley Art Center 47th Annual Juried Exhibition

My painting, Highland Matriarch was juried into this always excellent show!

Opening Reception: Friday, November 2nd, 6:00 to 8:00

Showing through December 12

Valley Art Center

155 Bell Street

Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Abend Gallery 28th Annual Holiday Miniatures Show

Three of my tiny but mighty alla prima paintings were accepted into this beautiful and affordable Holiday Smallworks show. Each of these works is available through the Gallery for $595.

Check out the entire show on the Abend Gallery Website…Holiday shopping begins now!

Opening Reception: Saturday November 3, 6:00 to 8:00

Continues through November 24th

Abend Gallery

1412 Wazee Street

Denver Colorado

Abend Gallery Small Works Available

52 Weeks 52 Works at Baldwin Wallace University

My painting, The Final Chapter  will be included in this juried exhibition of  works chosen for AGC 52 Weeks 52 Works Calendar.   Opening Reception:  November 9, 5:00 to 8:00

Through November 30

Fawick Gallery

Baldwin Wallace University

Berea, Ohio

Salmagundi Club 110th Annual Thumbox Exhibition

Every year around the Holidays, the Salmagundi Club hosts a smallworks. Thrilled that four of my tiny but mighty alla prima works were juried into this stunning…and affordable art show!
December 3 through January 1
Salmagundi Club
47 Fifth Avenue, NYC, NY

Catharine Lorillard Wolfe 121st Juried Exhibition at the National Arts Club in NYC

Thrilled to announce that my painting,
Titkos Tesvér (The secret sister who was sent away)
was accepted into the
Catharine Lorillard Wolf 122nd Juried Exhibition
at the legendary National Arts Club in NYC.
I'll be in attendance at the Awards Dinner Benefit Ceremony, Friday January 25th from 6:00 to 9:00.  
$100 per person to benefit the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Show dates: January 8-25

National Arts Club

15 Gramercy Park South



“Ephemera Collector” wins Grand Prize in Artist’s Magazine All Media Competition

She was featured in the September 2018 issue with a two page spread.

This painting has a lovely history of awards, in 2017 she was awarded Second Place at the Mandel J Show in Beachwood, Ohio, and, in June, she was awarded Best In Show at the 73rd Ohio Annual at the Zanesville Museum of Art!

Just posted a new blog…#me(dusa)too

Read the story behind the Medusa story we all know…and why it matters even more today.


Tell Me About Yourself at Artists Archives of the Western Reserve

A celebration of the fabulous life of Cleveland's own iconic figurative painter, Shirley Campbell, my portrait of her, entitled, "When I grow up I want to be Shirley Campbell,” will be hanging in the front room to honor her memory.    The show will be a retrospective of her paintings, some for sale to fund the preservation of the body of her works which are now in the permanent collection of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve.  Reception and Celebration:  Sunday March 10, 1:00 to 3:00  Show dates: March 8-16, 2019

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve

Cleveland, Ohio  After appearing at this memorial service, my portrait of Shirley will be permanently archived at the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve. 

A Historic Announcement

Judy Takács Elected as Member of Historic Salmagundi Club in New York City

This is so special because I basically grew up in art hearing about the Salmagundi Club in New York from my Portrait Teacher at the Cleveland Institute of Art, José Cintron. He spoke of it with a reverence for the artistic giants of portraiture who have also been members since it began in 1871. William Merrit Chase, Norman Rockwell, Childe Hassam, N.C. Wyeth, Howard Pyle…even Louis Comfort Tiffany. The  Salmagundi Club positioned itself at that lovely crossroads between narrative, representational art and illustration, at a time when that was going out of favor, they carried the torch. 

Let me be the judge of that…

Bryn Du Art Show…Jurying in 2019

After taking First Place in 2017 and then Second Place in 2018, I'm excited be asked to jury this fabulous National Show in the historic Bryn Du Mansion in Granville Ohio.

Check out the Call for Entry Form.

Deadline to enter: January 15, 2019

Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony: March 5, 2019, 7:00 to 9:00
Show continues through March 24. I will be doing an artist demonstration on Wednesday March 20th from 1:00 to 3:00.

Bryn Du Mansion

537 Jones Road

Granville, Ohio

Check me out on Artsy.net!

Poets/Artists: The New Nude

An online exhibition from Poets/Artists magazine, featuring many stars of contemporary figurative realism. Check out the entire show here. All works are available through artsy.com, here's the link to my painting, "Reversal of Venus"

Reversal of Venus is available on Artsy.net
Lady in Waiting
Judy Takács
oil on linen
available through Zhou B Gallery via artsy.com

Woman as Warrior

Woman as Warrior, curate by Didi Menendez and Sergio Gomez made its debut as an exhibition at the Zhou B Gallery in Chicago in 2017. This amazing collection of paintings and sculptures created to the theme of empowerment of women is also a Poets/Artists publication, available here. The entire show can be viewed on artsy and my painting, Lady in Waiting is available through Zhou B Gallery here. 

Lady in Waiting is available on Artsy.net

Looking Ahead

Chicks. Goddesses. Women.

Zanesville Museum of Art. 2020.

Many details yet to come,
but suffice it to say, I'm pretty darn psyched!


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