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Chicago, Judy

Born: 1939 AD
Currently alive, at 76 years of age.
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Actresses, Comedians, Motivational Speaker

1939 – She was born on the 20th day of July this year in Chicago.


1957 – She moved to Los Angeles this year to attend UCLA art school.


1962 – She graduated this year in Phi Beta Kappa.


1964 – She received her MA from UCLA in painting and sculpture.


1966 – She was shown in "Primary Structures," a major minimalist exhibition at the Jewish Museum.


1970 – She founded the first Feminist Art program at California State University at Fresno.


1971 – She and Miriam Schapiro jointly founded the Cal Arts Feminist Art Program for the California Institute of the Arts.


1973 – She co-founded the Feminist Studio Workshop, located inside the Los Angeles Women’s Building, a seminal feminist art teaching and exhibition space.


1979 – She is most famous for her 1974-1979 work The Dinner Party.


1980 – Her other famous works include Birth Project (which brought together a national network of skilled needle-workers 1980 -1985).


1994 – Her famous works also include “Resolutions”, which returned to the theme of feminism, a thread that runs through all of her work.


2007 – Her forthcoming biography, Becoming Judy Chicago, by Dr. Gail Levin, will be released in February this year.