Jason Judd was most recently Curator of Art at University Galleries of Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois and Co-Founder of Sight Specific, an online platform that documents and supports contemporary art programming in and around the central Illinois region. He previously was Art Editor for Bite Magazine (online, non-profit project) and Co-Director of Make-Space (a Chicago based artist-run organization) from 2010 to 2015. He has also served as Registrar at the Rockford Art Museum, Exhibitions Assistant at Chicago Artists Coalition, and Curatorial Intern at Gallery 400, University of Illinois Chicago. Judd’s recent curatorial projects include Cecil McDonald: In the Company of Black at University Galleries of ISU (2018); Terttu Uibopuu: East South East at University Galleries of ISU and Rockford Art Museum (2018); and Erin Washington: Light Touch at University Galleries of ISU (2017).
Judd approaches curating, teaching, organizing and collaborating with a sense of sincerity, inclusion, experimentation, and resourcefulness.