Judith Baumann currently lives in Pendleton, Oregon where she is the Master Printer for Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts, a non-profit fine art print publisher located on the Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation. Judith received her MFA in Printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University and her BFA from Alfred University NYSCC School of Art and Design. In 2015, she completed Tamarind Institute’s Professional Printer Training Program.
She has taught printmaking and drawing at several institutions, most notably The Evergreen State College from 2005-2014 and Northern Arizona University from 2015-2017. She has lead numerous workshops all over the country, including The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology in Oregon, Washington State University in Vancouver, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, and Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky. She is the 2005 recipient of Virginia Museum of Fine Art Professional Fellowship Award in Printmaking. Her work has been shown nationally in group, juried and solo exhibitions and is help in several public special collections across the country.
Under the imprint Renegade Cascade Editions, she creates unique printmedia editions of her own work and fine art print collaborations. She specializes in lithography, letterpress and digital integration in print. However, she enjoys combining ink with paper in any socially conscious capacity.