B.A. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Further study: Newark State College, Elizabeth N.J.: Education
Summit Art Center, Summit, N.J.: Sculpture
1970-1978: Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee, WI. Worked under contract in Exhibits and Graphics Dept. to create life-size human figures for exhibits and dioramas
1970 to Present: Provided exhibit and diorama sculpture service to museums around the country - also, sculpture for private and commercial commissions and personal work.
Museum sculpture consists of over 60 human figures representing people from every continent, plus small pre-historic animals, archaeological reproductions and scale models.
Portrait busts have been commissioned for numerous private collections and industries including Wetzel Brothers Printing, Snap-On Tools, Allen-Bradley Co., and Equitable Insurance - also, the Crites brothers for Waukesha Aviation Club.
Commercial sculptures include limited edition bronze wildlife sales for Allis-Chalmers (3 years), Harley-Davidson collectibles and numerous 3-d and relief prototypes for marketing agents and industries. A large sculpture was the life-size family group in bronze for Catholic Knights Insurance.
I taught sculpture and carving at Cardinal Stritch from 1985 to 1988.
Personal sculptures have been shown in several galleries throughout the Milwaukee area and are represented in private collections around the country.
SPIRIT RISING BY JUDYE FRANKOWIAK
"Mythical and mystical Spirit Rising combines the raven and the shaman in a dance movement to show the harmony of the earth and spirit of the early Native American culture."