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Judith Clute’s art has fitted into corners of Fantastica since creating images for New Worlds sf magazine in the 1970’s. Clute is a Canadian born British painter/etcher, living in London England since 1969. (Nee Judith James in Edmonton Alberta, Canada, 1942).
She was awarded a life time achievement award in June 2017 by the European Science Fiction Society – https://esfs.info/. And entered in their Hall of Fame Award, 2017. Also in that year she was Artist Guest of Honour at the British SF annual convention: Eastercon 2017.
Science Fiction Book covers include several designed for the Womens’ Press sf.in the mid 1980’s: sfmistressworks.wordpress.com/womens-press-sf/. Extra(Ordinary) People, Joanna Russ (1985); The Adventures of Alex, Joanna Russ (1985); The Female Man, Joanna Russ (1985); The Two of Them, Joanna Russ (1986); We Who Are About To…, Joanna Russ (1987); The Hidden Side of the Moon, Joanna Russ (1989).
And covers for various other authors including: John Clute, Colin Greenland, Joe Haldeman, Elizabeth Hand, and Gary K Wolfe, Judith Kerman & Don Riggs. Publishers include: Serconia Press, Routledge and Keegan, Beccon Publications https://www.beccon.org/ and Mayapple Press http://mayapplepress.com/.
In 2017 – commissioned album cover for Amanda Palmer and Edward Ka-Spell: I CAN SPIN A RAINBOW.
~ In the 1960’s – under her maiden name, Judith James – Fine Art Annual Purchase award, Banff Centre for the Fine Arts, Banff, Alberta, Canada (’61); Vancouver Art Gallery juried group, Vancouver, Canada (’62); Pennell Gallery solo Toronto (’64). But name changed to Judith Clute in 1965 at Aspen School of Contemporary Arts Exhibition, Aspen, Colorado, USA (’65).
~ In the 1970’s in London England. Illustrations for New Worlds Magazine, and painting exhibitions at venues like the London New Arts Lab (’70); Ung Generation in Stockholm (’72); Triad Regional Art Centre, Bishop’s Stortford UK (’74); Revolution USA juried group show, London (‘75); Chichester National Art Exhibition juried group Chichester UK (’75); The Arts Council of Great Britain Award, (’75) (note the Arts Council of Great Britain divided in 1994); Parkway Focus Gallery, solo London, UK (’76); Spirit of London juried group (’77).
~ In the 1980’s – Woodstock Gallery, solo London, UK (’80); Mandeer Gallery, solo London, UK (’81); Angela Flowers invitational group, London, UK (’82); Vortex Gallery, solo, London, UK (’85); Association of Illustrators Tenth Annual juried, group, London, UK (’85); Fearful Symmetries World SF Convention, group, Brighton, UK (87); Blenheim Gallery, solo, London, UK (’88).
~ In the 1990’s – British Fantasy Convention, group, Birmingham, UK (’94); Lauderdale House Gallery, solo, London, UK (’95); British Fantasy Convention, group, London, UK (’96); World S.F. Convention (Intervention) group, Glasgow, UK (’96); International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, group, Florida, USA (’98); British S.F. Convention (Reconvene) group, Liverpool, UK (’99).
~ in the 2000’s – A Celebration of British Science Fiction, guest artist, Liverpool, UK (’01); Cecil Sharp House, solo, London, UK ((’02); Cecelia Purcell: Across the Board, group, London, UK (’02); International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, group, Florida, USA (’03); World SF Convention (Torcon), group, Toronto, Canada (’03); Sweetwater Print Co-op, Two person with Joe Haldeman, Gainesville, Florida, USA (’04); Museum of Blackburn, group, Blackburn, UK (’05); World SF Convention (Interaction) group, Glasgow, UK (‘’05); Artichoke at Affordable Art Fair, group, London, UK (’06); Galleria Becker, solo, Jyväskylä, Finland (’07); Clifford Chance, Artichoke Printmaking group, London, UK (’08).
~ In the 2010’s – The North Lincolnshire National Print Open 2010, North Lincolnshire, UK (’10); Schüttskasten Gallery, solo, Primmersdorf, Austria (’11); Institute Slavonice, solo, Slavonice, Czech Republic (’11); Bankside Gallery, Artichoke 20 years, group, London, UK (’12); Prague College, solo (Darkening Garden) Prague, Czech Republic (’12); Institute Slavonice, solo, Darkening Garden, Slavonice, Czech Republic (’13); Ropewalk Print Exhibition, juried, Barton upon Humber, North Lincolnshire, UK (’14); World SF Convention (Loncon 3) group, Excel Centre, London, UK (’14); Camden Image Gallery, solo, (Darkening Garden), London, UK (’16); 5412 NW 14th Ave, darkening garden etchings, solo, Gainesville, Florida (’17); 68th National Science Fiction Convention (Eastercon) group, Guest of Honour, Birmingham, UK (’17); Gerry’s Club Soho, Antonia Moore and friends, group, London, UK (’18); an arts lab continuum at Spitalfields Studios, founder/participants from the late 1960’s, group, London, UK (’18).
~ Co-creator with Henry Wessells in three limited edition fine-art books (Temporary Culture) which have all sold out: Forever Peace – to Stop War (2008) featuring a poem by Joe Haldeman; Against the Art of War (2013) featuring poems by Ernest Hilbert and Henry Wessells; Extended Range; Or, the Accession label (2015) a short story by Henry Wessells. The editor of Temporary Culture is Henry Wessells. Original Clute etchings are bound in.
~ Clute is represented at length in two books on the relationship of fine art and illustration: Paper Tiger Fantasy Art Gallery (2002) edited by Paul Barnett; Fantasy Art Masters (Collins 2002) edited by Dick Jude. And along with John Clute, Judith Clute is the subject of a full scale festschrift: Polder (Old Earth Books 2006) edited by Farah Mendlesohn. Contributors include Brian Aldiss, William Gibson, M John Harrison, Neil Gaiman, Joe Haldeman.