Judit was born in Barcelona, but works and lives in London. She started to become interested in drawing and painting during her early childhood. She graduated in interior design in 2002 and worked in this field for 11 years. During her studies, she developed an interest in photography and learned photography techniques. She came back to painting in oil in 2009. A year after she moved to London and in 2014 completed a Foundation Diploma Course at the Hampstead School of Art with distinction. She was selected for a Tate Modern Community Learning Award at the Rootstein Hopkins Drawing Exhibition in 2013. She had her first solo exhibition in Barcelona and London during 2015 and 2016. Later in 2016, she was selected for an Art Emergent competition in her hometown Sabadell and exhibited in Germany in a group show. In February 2017, she exhibited her first photography work in London.
Her artwork is inspired by nature and other personal interests. Inspiration plays an important role in the process of her work because she expresses what she feels which gives an openness and originality to her art. Since she started painting in 2009, her work has evolved from figurative -capturing the beauty of the moment- to gradually shifting into the abstract. Colour and form take a journey from representation towards abstraction, an open-ended journey which allows a sense of freedom and expression. This shift in the creative process is due to her increase in meditation practice in connection with nature and during her work.
She uses techniques such as oil painting, mono-print, linocut and photography in making her art. This helps her to have a range of expressive ways to go further in her making process.
From 2012 until 2015 she was teaching art to children from 5-14 ages at Hampstead School of Art.
Since the beginning of 2017, she has started working in the field of photography, specializing in art, music, and theatre events. For more information go to: https://www.juditprietophotos.com