Judith Kerr was born and educated in rural Ontario, Canada. She qualified and practiced as a Registered Nurse in Ontario and Nova Scotia and raised a family.

Moving to the south of France in 1987, she joined an enthusiastic group of amateur painters, and exhibited in Monaco and France. In 1997 she returned to her husband’s family home at Lamorna on the Cornish coast west of Penzance. In 1998 Judith started part time studies at Falmouth Art College of Art, graduating in 2005 with a B.A. Hons Fine Art.

Words, memories, materials are the beginning of my work. The association of language and ideas, making a poetic visual link between places and events from the past. I use materials that suggest a certain way of working, experimentation and resolution.