Jude has painted everything from clothing to murals, in acrylics and watercolours, and supported herself for several years through her art. Jude has her own company, Ubiars, is a member of the A.R.A. a docent at the AGE and has done several two-woman shows with fellow artists.
Jude loves florals, landscapes—but especially portraits, and can be found in her studio most days painting or cutting and pasting to make one-of-a kind greeting cards. Her favourite quote is from a CBC guest speaking about inspiration. He said, “I don’t know where it comes from, but I know where it comes to”. For Jude it comes to her studio as often as possible. Besides being an artist, Jude teaches English as a Second Language to newcomers to Canadain an effort to celebrate her good fortune and to make life better and easier for others.
Art has been a life-long passion for Jude—from decorating public school projects and painting a portrait of her 5-year-old brother when she was 12, to her present involvement with StreetsmARTS.