Professor emerita of art

Ramapo College of New Jersey

Mahwah, New Jersey 07430

57 Thunderhead Place

Mahwah, New Jersey 07430

Tel. and Fax: 201‑529‑5105




Ghetto Fighters Museum, Acco, Israel

Temple Beth El, Nyack, NY

Yale Gallery of Art, New Haven, CT “Race,” over life size walnut carving

Ramapo College of New Jersey Mahwah, NJ: “One Man in Memory of Six Million,” Holocaust memorial, bronze. Life size figure. Purchase by Yvonne Lorber in memory of the Manheim family

Citizens for Public Art, Ridgewood, NJ purchase for train station

City of West Palm Beach ‑ Public Library; life size bronze group

Teaneck, NJ Library Children’s Reading Area, for Teaneck Centennial celebration; Reading Together life size bronze group

Governor’s Mansion, West Virginia: Gov.& Mrs. Gaston Caperton (Conductor, Rachel Worby)

Northshore Synagogue, Syosset, NY, Passage, Holocaust Memorial

Temple Oheb Sholom, Baltimore, MD, Continuity

Tenafly High School, Tenafly, NJ, Reading Together



2018-2019          Meredith Sculpture Walk, New Hampshire, River Flow, life size welded steel; Reclining Woman Black, life size welded steel.

2017-2018          Erika and David Boyd Sculpture Garden, Leonia, NJ: Husband and Wife bonded bronze, Boy with Dog, fiberglass, Falling Woman, welded steel, Isolation, fiberglass

2015-2019          Clifton Sculpture Park, NJ City Hall: Resettlement, fiberglass, The Blanket, bronze

2013-2019          Havemeyer House Ramapo College of NJ Mahwah, President’s home. Dog Walker, bronze; Cellist, alabaster.

2009-2008     Erika and David Boyd Sculpture Garden, Leonia, NJ “Appalachia” loan

2009-1999     Clifton Sculpture Park, NJ City Hall loan installations – 3 sculptures

2001-2000     Smith College, Northampton, MA “The Refugees” loan installation

1992-1996     Ramapo College of NJ: “Moses,” loan installation

1996-1998.    Christ Church, Ridgewood, NJ “Moses,” “Resettlement” loan installations

1989‑1991     Reform Temple of Suffern, NY: “Moses,” loan installation

1989              Rockland Center for Holocaust Studies, Spring Valley, NY  Memorial commission

1988              Rause Chamberlain Inc. Exton, PA

1988;1987;    “Partners Award” commissioned by Arts Council of Rockland;

1986;1985     awarded yearly to the corporation most active in the arts

1986‑1988     Hopper House, Nyack, NY (loan)

1985              Ninex Corporation, Pearl River, NY (loan)

1983-1988     Metro Medical Downtown, Broadway, NYC (loan)

1981‑1984     “Resettlement,” monumental fiberglass sculpture, MD, NJ, NY loan installations

1972‑pres.     Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ “One Man in Memory of Six Million” (loan)

1969              First Prize in Sculpture, Art in the Park, Paterson, NJ

1969              Booth Theatre, NYC; sculpture created for “The Dozens”

1964              First Prize in Sculpture, NJ State Exhibition, Montclair, NJ



2019              Belskie Museum of Art & Science: Judith Peck & Invited Artists

2015              Belskie Museum of Art & Science: Judith Peck & Invited Artists

2014              Judith Peck Sculpture: Empathy, a Retrospective Solo Exhibition,  Ramapo College of New Jersey

2013              Pomona Cultural Center “Ways of Seeing” Solo Exhibition

2011-2012     Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, NYC Ladies of Steel sponsored by the NYC Department of Parks. Three life size welded steel figures

2012              Suffern Library “Sculpture in Bronze,” Suffern, NY

2009              Mount Beacon Fine Art, Beacon, NY

2008              Pearl Daddy Gallery, Beacon, NY

2005              Tycoon Gallery, Manasquan, NJ

2005              Bergen Museum of Art and Science, Paramus, NJ “Sculpture in Bronze”

2001-2002     Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, Second Ave. and 47th St. “Four Ladies of Steel”

2001              Pelham Art Center, NY

2000              Sculpture Garden, Robert Moses Plaza, Fordham University at Lincoln Center

1999              Fordham University at Lincoln Center, Entrance Gallery

1999              The Sculpture Showcase, New Hope, PA

1999              Quietude Garden Gallery, East Brunswick. NJ

1999              New Jersey Botanical Gardens, Skylands, Ringwood, NJ

1992‑1993     Montclair State University, Art Gallery, Upper Montclair, NJ

1992              Adelphi University, Swirlbul Library, Garden City, NY

1991              Lowenstein Library, Fordham University at Lincoln Center, NYC

1990‑1991     Fordham University at Lincoln Center: Robert Moses Plaza,NYC

1990‑1991     Berkeley College of Business, Manhattan campus, NYC

1988              Fair Lawn Library, Fair Lawn, NJ

1987              Montebello Mansion, Suffern, NY

1986              Ramapo College Gallery Alternate Space

1985              College Misericordia, Dallas, Pa.

1984‑1985     Blue Hill Cultural Center, Pearl River, NY: sculpture series

featuring solo exhibits by Botero, Henry Moore, Zuniga,

Lucchesi, Judith Peck, William King, Chaim Gross, Hugo Robus.

1984              Hopper House, Nyack, NY

1983              Reyn Gallery, Madison Avenue, NYC

1983              Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY

1983              Modern Artists Guild Gallery, Paramus, NY

1982              Passaic Community College, Paterson, NJ

1982              Reyn Gallery, Madison Ave. NYC

1981              Temple Oheb Sholom, Baltimore, MD

1981              North Jersey Y, Wayne, NJ

1981              Reyn Gallery, Madison Ave. NYC (Spring, Summer and Fall)

1978              Reyn Gallery, Madison Ave. NYC

1978              Ramapo College of New Jersey Gallery, Mahwah, NJ

1978              New Jersey State Museum and Cultural Center, Trenton, NJ

1976              Unicorn Gallery, Soho, NYC

1975              Pease Gallery, Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

1975              Bergen Museum, Paramus, NJ

1974              Macy Gallery, Columbia University, NYC

1972              Avanti Galleries, E.72 St., NYC

1969              Hartford Jewish Community Center, Hartford, CT

1965              Barzansky Galleries, Madison Avenue, NYC



2018-2019     Meredith Sculpture Walk, New Hampshire. Two life size welded steel figures

2018              Garner Arts Gallery, Housewife, bronze

2017               Hudson, NY, Limner Gallery, Art Biologic, The Forest AND the Trees, bronze abstraction

2013               City of Stamford, CT Invitational. Six over life size sculptures

2009              Fieldstone Gallery, Ramsey, NJ

2008              Lana Santorelli Gallery, Small Works, 110 W. 26th St. NYC (Chelsea)

2008              Lana Santorelli Gallery, Summer Nudes, 110 W. 26th St. NYC (Chelsea)

2008              Kresge and Pascal Galleries Faculty Exhibition, Ramapo College of NJ

2008              Hopper House,  Benefit, Nyack, NY

2004              Kresge and Pascal Galleries Faculty Exhibition, Ramapo College of NJ

2004              Alternate Space, Astoria, NY

2002-2003     Sculpture Annual, Rockland Center for the Arts, W. Nyack, NY

2002              Sculpture Biennial, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

2000, 1999    University of Medicine and Dentistry, Newark, NJ Spring Arts Festival

2000              Faculty Exhibition, Ramapo College of New Jersey Galleries

1997-1998     Lumina Gallery, Soho, NYC

1997              East Coast Artists, Jersey City, NJ (13 sculptors)

1995              1st International Biennale of Art, Malta

1993              Bradford College, Bradford, MA

1993‑1994     Ramapo College Gallery, Mahwah, NJ

1989              Stoneleigh Artists Showcase, Briarcliff Manor, NY

1989              Special Olympics Benefit, Spring Valley, NY

1987              New Jersey Society of Architects, E. Rutherford, NJ

1987              Bergen  Museum, invitational, Paramus, NJ

1987              Ben Shahn Galleries, William Paterson College, State Faculty Show

1986              Ramapo College Faculty Show, Gallery

1985‑1987    Gallerie Jean Andre, Paris, France

1985              Ramapo College Gallery, Mahwah, NJ

1985              Reyn Gallery, Madison Ave. NYC

1984              Walters Art Gallery, Douglas College, New Brunswick, NJ

1983              Nabisco Brands USA Gallery, East Hanover, NJ

1981              New Jersey Society of Architects, Woodbridge, NJ

1981              Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, NYC

1980              Artspace, Middlesex, Kendall Park, NJ

1979              New York International Sculpture Fair, NYC

1979              Hopper House, Nyack, NY

1978              Genesis Gallery, 57th Street, NYC

1978              World Trade Center, NYC

1978              Noho Gallery, Laguardia Place, NYC

1977              Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rutherford, NJ

1976              Hammer Galleries, 57th Street, NY

1975              Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ

1974              Sculpture in the Park, Paramus, NJ

1973              Morris Museum of Art and Science, Morristown, NJ

1971              Sixty American Sculptors, Van Saun Park, Paramus, NJ

1971              Carlyle Hotel, NYC

1971              Rockland Foundation for the Arts Gallery, West Nyack, NY

1969              Philharmonic Hall, Lincoln center, NYC

1969              New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

1968              Chapman Sculpture Gallery, Madison Avenue, NYC

1968              Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ

1967              Modern Masters Gallery, 8th Street, NYC

1966              Allied Artists of America, National Academy Gallery, NYC

1964              New Jersey State 33rd Annual, Montclair Art Museum, NJ

1963              Audubon Artists 21st Annual, National Academy Galleries, NYC

1960              Detroit Institute of Art 2nd Biennial of American Painting and Sculpture, Detroit, Mich.

1960              Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art 155th Annual, Philadelphia, PA

1958              Madison Square Garden, Art USA, NYC

1955              Baltimore Museum of Art 2nd Regional Exhibition, Baltimore MD

1955              Audubon Artists 13th Annual, National Academy Galleries, NYC




2002              Design request for Ridgewood, NJ Train Station

2001              Design request for large bronze sculpture edition corporate achievement awards, Seattle, WA

1999              Design request for large scale sculpture, Somerset Financial Center, NJ

1999              Design request for large scale sculpture, New City Jail, NY

1999              Iowa Summer Writing Festival, week-long participant

1999              Design request for Saddle River Millennium Memorial project

1996,1994     Director, Summer Study Abroad, Ramapo College: Studio Art in London

1993‑1997     Fiction Writers Peer Group, the Writers Voice Project, NYC

1996‑1985     Arts Council of Rockland Advisory Board

1996‑1981     American Art Therapy Association (professional status)

1994              Juror, Sculptor Affiliates of Northern New Jersey Annual Exhibit

1993              Design request for large scale sculpture, Rutgers University Law Library, Camden, NJ

1988              Distinguished Service Award, County of Rockland

1988              Certificate of Recognition, Rockland District Attorney

1982‑1984     President, Arts Council of Rockland

1980‑1985     Author’s Guild

1979‑1983     American Association of Artists/Therapists (certified; registered)

1976‑1984     Arts Council of Rockland, Board of Directors

1976‑1978     President, The Modern Artists Guild

1976‑pres.     Women’s Caucus for Art

1973‑1978     The Architectural Review Board, Mahwah, NJ

1974‑1980     College Art Association




2009-1999     Who’s Who in American Art

2009-1991     Who’s of American Women

2009              Who’s Who in America

2008              Featured Artist, November, Santa Fe ArtWorld

2008              Centerpoint Now, December Issue, United Nations journal, sculpture from Ladies of Steel

2008              Peck sculptures represented in Hedwig Brenner’s book on Jewish artists (in German)

2007              The Record, feature

2005              New York Times, New Jersey Exhibitions

2005              Hackensack Chronicle

2001              Gallery & Studio: Review “Judith Peck’s Amazons Confront the Towers of Midtown”

2000              The Daily News: “Today in New York” 3/15 features opening of Peck Fordham U. exhibition.

2000              Antiques and the Arts Weekly 3/10 ‘”This Life’ by Judith Peck at Fordham U.”

1999              The Record

1996              Smithsonian Institution & the National Museum of American Art publication: “Designing Outdoor Sculpture”

1994              ABC News, AP, The Record

1988              New York Art Review

1985              The Times Leader, Wilkes‑Barre, PA (Oct.18, 30)

1983              The New York Times (Dec. 18)

1983              The New York Times (Nov. 6)

1981              The Herald News (April 10)

1981              The Record (April 1)

1979/1977     UA‑Columbia Cablevision

1977              WW`DJ Radio

1977              The Record (Sept.4)

1976              New York Art Yearbook, Noyes Art Books

1976              Paterson Evening News (Dec.2)

1976              The Record (April 22)

1975              Early Years Magazine (March)

1975              The New York Times (Dec.31)

1974              The Paramus Post (April 3)

1973              The Journal News (April 29)

1972              New Jersey Music and Arts Magazine (March)

1971              The Ridgewood Sunday News (Jan. 29)

1971              The Record (Mar.7)

1965                            Prize Winning Sculpture, Allied Publications


PUBLICATION/AUTHORSHIP ‑ full length books/manuscripts:


Sculpture as Experience 2nd Edition, 2007 Published by Krause Publications

Art and Interaction, Ramapo College, 1990; 2nd printing, 1998

Sculpture as Experience: Working With Clay, Wire, Wax, Plaster, and Found Objects. Chilton Book Co., 1989; 2nd printing, 1996; dist. by Krause Publications

Leap to the Sun: Learning through Dynamic Play. Prentice‑Hall, 1979

The Shattering, novel, unpublished, portions awarded first prize, Philadelphia Writers Conference

Are We There Yet? The Expectations of Love, unpublished, collection of stories

Naked in Daylight, unpublished, a novel

Smart Starts in the Arts, early childhood creative development; Imagination Arts Publications

Seeing in the Dark: Arielle’s Story, unpublished, a novel

To Touch a Distant Mountain, screenplay

Sculpture Catalog, 36-page color catalog of Judith Peck’s Sculpture organized by the Bergen Museum.

Art Activities for Mind and Imagination, Imagination Arts Publications

Artistic Crafts: Inventive Creations from Cast-Offs, Imagination Arts Publications




1971 – pres.   Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ, Professor of art

2003              Salary Range Adjustment (merit) Award

1992              Promotion, Full Professor of Art

1984              Promotion, Associate Professor of Art

1975              Tenured; Assistant Professor of Art

1994              Rutgers University Graduate School of Education, E. Brunswick, NJ, Visiting Professor

1984‑1985     Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY (sculpture)




1983              Ed.D. New York University, Art and Art Education

1983              American Projective Drawing Institute, summer session

1977‑1982    Doctoral Candidate, New York University

1975              Ed.M. Sculpture, Teachers College, Columbia University

1974              M.A. Art and Art Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

1974              Leslie College, Boston, MA

1970‑1972    Art Students League, NYC

1953‑1955    Sculpture Center, NYC

1952              B.A. Fine Art, Adelphi University

1951‑1953     Art Students League, NYC (Merit scholarship, 1953)




2007              Lecture “Seeing Inside the Picture,” The Decorative & Fine Arts Society, Bergen County, NJ

2006              Keynote speaker, Art Educators of NJ, at New Jersey Education Association Convention

2002-2003     Children’s Choice, East Brunswick, NJ – counselor training, multiple sessions

2002              NJ Dept. of Human Services Professional Development Conference, Rutgers U. – Speaker

2001              East Brunswick Adult Cultural Programs, Presenter

1999              Judith Peck 50 Years of Sculpture – Catalog organized by the Bergen Museum, Hackensack, NJ

1999              Mahwah Public Library, slide lecture

1998              New Jersey Education Association Convention,  Atlantic City, NJ  presenter

1996              Art Educators of New Jersey Conference, presenter, “Creating 3‑D Figures in Action”

1996              Art Educators of New Jersey Higher Education Panel, “National Visual Arts Standards.”

1995              St. Petersburg, Russia, 3rd International Conference on Creativity and the Arts, presenter

1995              National Society for Experiential Education Conference, New Orleans, LA, presenter.

1994              Sculptor Affiliates, New Milford, NJ, lecture: “The Personal Power of Sculpture”

1994              American Association of University Women, New City, NY, lecture

1994              Passaic County Historical Society, lecture, “Contemporary Sculpture”

1992              Adelphi University, lecture: “Humanism in Sculpture”

1992              Bergen County Division on Aging, lecture “Art & the Elderly”

1992              Montclair State University, slide lecture: “Peck Sculpture”

1991              Art Education Delegate to the People’s Republic of China

1991              Association of Craftsmen and Artists, jurying and critique, Spring Valley, NY

1990              Artists for Mental Health, lecture, Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital, Morris Plains, NJ

1989              William Paterson College 15th Annual Symposium on the Young Child, keynote speaker

1989              Forty‑first Annual Conference, NY State Council for Children, Rye Brook, NY

1989              William Paterson College, Summer Institute in Early Childhood Education,

1988              Rockland Council for Young Children, Annual Conference

1988              Conference on Synagogue Art and Architecture,  NYC

1987              Public Art in America National Conference, Philadelphia, PA

1987- 1983    Arts Council of Rockland, Arts Day: “Making the Head in Clay” various locations, yearly

1986              American Medallic Society, NYC “Fabricating in Wax”

1983              William Paterson College, “Using Imagery in Education”

1982              American Art Therapy Association National Convention, Philadelphia, PA “Figure‑Making for Institutionalized Adults”

1982              Pratt Creative Arts Expo, Brooklyn, NY, “Figure‑Making: Theory and Applications for Institutionalized Youth and Adults”

1982              National Convocation of Art Therapy Educators, Airlee Foundation, VA “Educational Materials”

1982              Fairleigh Dickinson University panel at Bloomingdale’s, Hackensack, NJ “Women in Careers.”

1981              Ramapo College Master Lecture (Celebration of American Culture) “Sculpture and American Society: Humanistic Connections,”

1981              Rotary Club, Ridgewood, NJ; Haddassah, Woodcliff Lake, NJ “Approaching Modern Art Through the Senses.”

1981              New Jersey Association for the Education of Young Children (Bergen Chapter; Sussex Chapter) “Learning through Dynamic Play.”

1980              Parents Advisory Group for the Gifted, Glen Rock, NJ

1980              American Association of University Women, Ramsey, NJ

1980              Bloomingdale’s, Hackensack, NJ  “Understanding Modern Art.”

1979              Art Educators of New Jersey National Convention, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

1978              Women’s Caucus for Art, College Art Association National Convention, NYC  “Artist at Work, Please do not Throw Peanuts.”

1975              National Art Education Association National Convention, Miami, FLA  “Art in the Prisons.”

1973              N.J.  Association of College and University Professors, Glassborough College, NJ  “Learning through Imagery.”

1973              Morris Museum of Art and Science




Peck’s sculpture is included in over 80 collections.