Judith Pratt holds an AB in Fine Arts from Catholic University, an MFA in Painting from American University, and an MA in Modern and Contemporary Art History, Connoisseurship, and History of the Art Market from Christie's Education, New York. She served as curatorial assistant at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York under Curator Emerita Cara Denison and Curator of Modern and Contemporary Drawings and Prints Isabelle Dervaux. Her work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions including at American University, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, The American Institute of Architects Headquarters, Gallery K in Washington, D.C., and Christie's Education, New York, among others.
Pratt is currently putting together a traveling exhibition with twelve other Fellows from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts scheduled to take place during 2015 and 2016. The Alexandria Commission for the Arts, City of Alexandria Virginia, recently selected Pratt's work for two solo exhibitions in 2012 and 2013. Pratt also received a Purchase Award for work selected by Olga Hirshhorn for Abramson & Associates, Washington, D.C. Her work was chosen for a portfolio review with Chiara Sartori, curator-in-residence at the International Studio and Curatorial Program in New York, for FotoWeek’s "Framing the Economic Downturn (FED)” curated by Jim Hubbard at Gallery O on H Street, and for the (e)merge art fair in the nation's capitol.
In 2012, Pratt was awarded a Fellowship by the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts that included a month-long collaboration with visual artists, writers, and musicians from around the world. During the summer of 2013, she was selected to join a group of international artists in the inaugural Art Lab Residency Program sponsored by the University of Virginia’s Mountain Lake Biological Station, with emphasis on combining the visual arts and science in a mutually experimental inquiry. Pratt’s work is currently being featured in four editions of the literary journal Raritan: A Quarterly Review published by Rutgers University.
Pratt's work has been reviewed in Artnews, The Washington Post, and The Washington Times. She has lectured at Christie's Education, New York, taught at Trinity College and American University in Washington, D.C., and lectured at Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore. She participates as a mentor for emerging artists at the College Art Association's Annual Conference, and recently participated in Virginia Commonwealth University's Professional Artist Conference. Pratt lives and works in the Washington, D.C. area.