Some Interesting Honors
Judith was selected from artists around the world to design the poster for the Clearwater Jazz Festival. It involved designing tthree paintings incorporating area scenes. It is the largest free jazz festival in the USA. Also, a painting of the headliner, George Benson, had to be done…which he signed…
An international search went out for artists to paint scenes on the actual doors from Jim Morrison’s house. Seven artists were selected.The doors were painted and auctioned off. Bids came in from all over the worked. Judith’s door was purchased by a record promoter who takes his on tour with his artists.
The painting, “Burning of the Warsaw Ghetto” was selected by an author from England to be the cover of his book. He considers the painting to be one of the most important paintings done on the Holocaust.
AT&T selected Judith’s painting for the cover of their inaugural phone book. Two of Judith’s jazz paintings were selected by the Aspirations Wine Company for their Limited Edition Series wine collection.
Three Holocaust paintings were entered into competitive shows. The awards below with judges’ comments.
“Leaving Home – Moving to the Warsaw Ghetto” – National Acrylic Painter’s Association. 1st Place – Esteemed Judge, Gerald Brommer
“Fear of the Innocents” – Annual All Florida Juried Show – Judge Donald Kuspit, famed New York art critic said of this piece, “it has serious human interest with no loss of aesthetic significance, and is very well executed.”
“Nowhere To Run” – ISAPfl – International Society of Acrylic Painters “Best In Show” – California Judge – Linda Gunn. “I found this painting to be dramatic and well composed. The addition of charcoal enhanced the painting. The symbolism of the birds and the cloth about to envelop the child was very moving. The use of simple strong lighting is also a plus.”
Judith Dazzio selected as one of 13 artists from the United States to be included at the NAPA Exhibition at the Williams Museum in Liverpool England.