Judith Linhares (b. 1940 in Pasadena, CA) lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has been included in major group exhibitions worldwide, including the influential 1978 Bad Painting exhibition at the New Museum, organized by legendary curator Marcia Tucker, and the 1984 Venice Biennale. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and multiple grants from the National Endowments for the Arts. Recent solo exhibitions include those held at Massimo de Carlo, London, UK (2023); P·P·O·W, New York, NY (2022) and the Sarasota Art Museum, Ringling College of Art + Design, Sarasota, FL (2021). Her work is held in the permanent collections of the Berkeley Art Museum, CA; the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA; the de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA; the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA; the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, PA; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA; the San Jose Museum of Art, CA; the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, among others.