Judi Lynn Regal is an artist who works primarily in oils and watercolors. Her expertise in fine art, painting and design has spanned a period of 18 years. Regal’s contemporary works focus on light, texture and the interplay of color and form. They explore the nexus of representation and abstraction. Regal received her BFA in graphic design and illustration at the University of Texas in Austin. She was selected as one of only seven students to an exclusive masters program at the Chicago Art Institute specializing in interior architecture. Regal has studied with many distinguished artists from around the world. Prior to dedicating her career solely to painting, she started and ran a successful graphic design company in Chicago. Judi maintains active studios in both Chicago, Illinois and Palm Beach, Florida. Her work is found in many major private collections throughout North America.
Judi Regal ventures into the Everglades to paint. She is able to capture its essence. Her current work can be viewed within the broad mainstream of Florida landscape painters stretching back into the early 19th century. Judi Regal’s art transcends both time and place. It evokes the exuberant, intense coloration of the fauves, the bright vision of Oscar Bluemner and the contemporary abstracted naturalism of Wolf Kahn.
“Among the leading innovators, artist Judi Regal combines the immediacy of post-war american abstract expressionism and color field paintings. She is a brilliant colorist and highly adept at landscape as well as figurative work in both oil and watercolor. Her paintings can be found in the homes of a number of distinguished collectors.”
US correspondent, The Art newspaper