Just Waiting


Judith’s paintings are available for purchase online Bethel Woods Media.

Dimensions: 16in X 20in
Medium: Oil on Canvas

This work was painted in 1992 by Judith Carlson-DeAngelo

JUDITH CARLSON-DEANGELO (July 17, 1944 – Feb. 2, 2015) was a professional artist whose representational style captures the inner spirit as well as the outer form of her subjects. A skilled portrait painter, she has produced numerous works for theatrical personalities, including pieces in the collections of the mother and daughter of comedian Lenny Bruce and featured in the New York Times. Combining stylistic elements of both abstraction and surrealism, Ms.Judith Carlson-DeAngelo’s paintings have been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art of Miami, Florida, and the Redding Museum of Art and History in California and have received awards at the Redding Museum and the SoHo International Competition in New York City.

Inspired by the surrealistic work of Salvador Dali, each of Carlson-DeAngelo’s richly-hued multi-chromatic concept paintings tell a story and impart a meaningful message of social values and lifestyles.

Her works have been featured in many prominent collections:

  • Carole Costello, daughter of comedian Lou Costello, who paid $2 million for “Who’s on First”, in a charity auction for Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Tennessee.
  • CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, who paid $1 million at a Saint Jude auction for “One For the Angels”, a painting inspired by a Twilight Zone episode starring Ed Wynn
  • Author Alex Haley, who paid $1 million to Saint Jude for “Epicurean”
  • Kitty Bruce, daughter of comedian Lenny Bruce, and Sally Marr, his mother
    Nashville record producer William ‘Buddy’ Killen, who paid $30,000 in a direct purchase for “Last Call”, which hung for many years in his Stock-Yard Restaurant

Judith’s paintings are available for purchase online Bethel Woods Media.DeAngelo-14-justwaiting04

Judith Carlson-DeAngelo, Artist

  • Jessie's Girl- Oil/Acrylic on canvas 24" X 36"
    Jessie's Girl
    Oil/Acrylic on canvas 24" X 36"

Judith Carlson-DeAngelo illuminates Broadway and Hollywood legends with heartfelt good humor and the brilliant luster of drama. Her larger than life subjects are uplifting with wit and charisma, as well as inspire our empathy through their artistic representation evoking emotion. The innovative perception of fusing fantacy and reality is enhanced by a fullness of symbols which imbue the canvas of richly-hued multi-chromatic concepts imparting a meaningful message of social values and lifestyles.

Fascinated by the quixotic entertainment world, many of Judith’s paintings pay homage to celebrities. “The Bruce Act” features the performing Lenny Bruce holding on to his first amendment right while staring at the scales of justice from behind a white picket fence. “Danny’s Room” depicts all the accomplishments of Danny Thomas, from his family, to his appreciation for all the people who made his career a success and his great dedication as founder of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. In tribute to Ed Wynn, as he gives his big pitch in “One For The Angels “, in which he starred in Rod Sterling’s Twilight Zone (CBS, October 9, 1959). From the Broadway play “The Fleets In” emanated “Tangerine”. “Jesse’s Girl” inspired by Rick Springfield’s “Jesse Girl”, released by RCA Records.

The felicitous of Judith’s work as recognized and featured as Artist of the 1990’s in Manhattan Art International Magazine and the 1997 Seafood Leader Catalogue. Judith’s art exhibits include Museum of Modern Art, Coral Gables, Florida, Redding Museum of Art and History, California, Hargis Unique Art Gallery, Pomona, CA., and Spectrum Fine Arts, Westhampton Beach, N.Y.

Judith perceives the responsibility and the privilege of sharing her talent to help, benefit others and to enhance social and cultural interests. Several an donations have been made to Art for Aids, Milwaukee, WI., The Public Radio Station at the University of Tennessee, the 1997 MSPCA’s Angel Memorial Animal Hospital, Boston, MA and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

As an accomplished professional artist, the recognition of Judith’s work is in the private collections of such prominent people as Sally Marr, the mother of famous comedian Lenny Bruce and Kitty Bruce, Lenny’s daughter. Also, John Cesare, Hollywood producer, Ed Zwirn, international publisher and Buddy Killen of Killen Enterprises, Nashville, TN.