Judy Rifka (b. 1945) studied art at Hunter College, the New York Studio School, and the Skowhegan School of Art in Maine before earning her BA at Empire State University and her MA at Adelphi University, both in New York. Rifka is a multi-faceted artist who has worked in a variety of media in addition to her painting and printmaking. She has been featured in galleries in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, Detroit, London, Berlin, Tokyo, and elsewhere, with pieces permanently hanging in the Dallas Museum of Art, the Albright- Knox Art Gallery, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Toledo Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. She is based in New York City.