Jude Harzer (M.F.A., painting, 2013) is an award winning, New Jersey based artist and educator. Her figurative paintings investigate memory, familial relationships and personal mythologies. Emotionally enigmatic children are often featured in her work, deliberately postured to engage the viewer. Harzer has participated in both solo and group exhibitions in venues that include the Misciagna Family Center, Penn State, Pa, George Segal Gallery, NJ, Pen and Brush, Salamagundi Art Center, ACA Gallery and Prince Street Gallery in NYC. Her most recent international exhibitions have been hosted in Assisi, Italy, Torreles de Foix, Spain, Zacatecas, Mexico, Helsinki, Finland and others. Jude’s paintings belong to both national and international private and public collections.