Judy Blum Reddy (b. 1943, New York) has always made lists, lists of daily actions, artist actions, and innate amusing lists that spell out forms of discrimination. Judy Blum-Reddy has B.F.A. from Cooper Union and has shown in New York City at P.S. 1/MoMA, Art in General, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, ABC No Rio, Rutgers University, New Jersey, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, Galeria Nicolas Deman in Paris, She also had a one-person show at Art in General, 1995, New York, Nature Morte, 2001, New Delhi, Station Independent Projects, 2014, New York, Clark House Initiative, 2015, Bombay, 1x1 Gallery, 2016, Dubai and Artissima, 2017, Torino.
Blum-Reddy’s work is in the collections of The Bronx Museum of the Arts, NYC, The Cleveland Museum of Art in Ohio, Fond National d’ Art Contemporain and Centre National d’ Art de Grenoble both in France and the TD Bank in New York. She is represented by the gallery 1 Mira Madrid, Spain. She has recently shown at Musée Carnavalet, 2021 (for its re-opening with Nil Yalter) 1 Mira Madrid, 2020 Spain, Armory, 2019, New York, James Gallery – CUNY, 2019, New York, the Survival Kit 2018 & 2019, Riga, Latvia, the Showroom, 2018, London, Stedelijk Museum Bureau, Amsterdam 2015, Irish Museum of Modern Art 2016, Dublin, Villa Vassilieff 2016, Paris, Dak’ Art 2016, Biennale of African Contemporary Art, Dakar, Senegal, Station Independent Project, New York 2015, 33 Orchard, New York, 2016, FIAC 2016, Paris, Clark House Initiative 2014 - 15 - 16, Bombay, Asian Cultural Centre, Asian Cultural Centre - Gwangju Biennale 2016 and Art Dubai 2015.
She worked for about two decades for the Camille Billops and James V. Hatch Archives of African-American Culture and the publication Artist and Influence, an annual journal featuring interviews with noted American marginalized artists across a wide range of genres. She has shown and collaborated with, Nil Yalter, Rumana Hussain, Zarina Hashmi, Amina Ahmed, Kazuko, David Hammons, Nancy Spero, and Tom Nozkowski. She has appeared in reviews in Art Forum, Frieze, New York Times, Blouin Artinfo, Le Monde, Hindustan Times, NY Arts, and Bronx Press Review. She curated in 1980: New York – co-curated Science Fiction: Imaginary Voyages at the Bronx Museum of the Arts and in 1986: New York – Henry Street Settlement – Extended Family/Collaboration Between Artists and their Children. She was awarded the NYSCA CAPS Grant for Drawing and Graphics