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.