Judith Simonian, B.A. and M.A. California State University. Simonian exhibits her paintings in solo and group exhibitions in NY, throughout the United States and Internationally. She is a recipient of a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship and has received other grants and residency fellowships from Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, NEA, Yaddo, MacDowell, Blue Mountain Center, Dora Maar House in France, BAU Institute Cassis, France and Fundación Valparaíso in Spain. She has taught in California at Otis/Parsons, Claremont Graduate School, University of California at Long Beach and St. Michael's College in Vermont.