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Voyage Chicago Article About Judith Barath Arts

November 30th, 2017

Voyage Chicago Article About Judith Barath Arts


Today we’d like to introduce you to Judith Barath.

Judith, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today.
One event pops into my mind. I was playing ‘art contest’ with my older girlfriend (we were four and six years old respectively). I still feel my excitement, responsiveness, and the challenge when I saw her painting was better than mine. Even though she won that competition, the eagerness to be a good artist was ignited within me.

After I received my degree in applied graphic arts, I started to work as a freelance designer. The timing was lucky because, towards the end of the 70s and early 80s, the socialist Hungary allowed an individual freedom for artists rather than the mandatory full-time jobs. I moved to the USA leaving a lucrative career in my home country due to my husband’s unique work situation. It took several years to rebuild my career. With enough perseverance, I have gained...

Fine Art Exhibit Oak Brook Peabody Estate

September 22nd, 2014

Fine Art Exhibit Oak Brook Peabody Estate

Oak Brook, IL Currently on display at the Mayslake Peabody Estate is a two-part Fine Art Exhibition by local Oak Brook artist Judith Barath. This exhibition highlights Judiths two favorite mediums. Half of the display is devoted to her large format, nature inspired, vibrantly colored landscapes done in oil on canvas. The second portion encompasses a wide variety of subject matter captured in stunning black and white photography - where her eye has captured highlights, shadows and textures all which combine to set the mood of each photograph.
In describing her subject matter, Judith says I love to paint nature! The intent is that my enthusiasm and excitement for the natural surroundings comes across on the vibrant canvases. Ive always been fascinated by the beauty and harmony that nature provides, and I try to capture that feeling of brilliant light, abundance of flora and atmosphere of colors.
Judith Barath graduated from the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and...