Judy Seyfert earned her bachelor's degree from Concordia Teacher’s College, Seward, Nebraska. She went on to study art at Meremec Community College and Fontbonne University in St. Louis. Through the years, Judy has studied art with many nationally known artists. She has lived and worked in St. Louis, Missouri for 47 years.  Since 1997 she has been a full time artist working predominately in watercolor and mixed media.


 Judy has won awards in local and national shows.  She is a signature member of the Saint Louis Watercolor Society, Kentucky Watercolor Society and a member of Watercolor USA’s Honor Society. Judy is past president and co-founder of the Saint Louis Watercolor Society. She has served on the boards of the American Art Alliance, the Missouri Watercolor Society and the St. Louis Artists’ Guild. She conducts workshops locally as well as teaching watercolor at the Missouri Botanical Garden.


Her accomplishments include:


*2008 Watercolor USA

*Saint Louis Artists’ Guild, Warm Washes, Cool Colors, 2007

Saint Louis Watercolor Society annual juried show, 2007

*2007 Watercolor USA 2007, M. Graham Merchandise Award

Saint Louis Watercolor Society, Big Splash 06

*Kentucky Watercolor Society Aqueous National Show 2006

*Saint Louis Artist Guild,  Mayme Heard Hosteller Memorial Prize, 2005

Gateway Pastel Society, Honorable Mention, 2004

*Kentucky Watercolor Society Aqueous National Traveling Show, 2004-2005

*Kentucky Watercolor Society Aqueous National Show, 2004

Gateway Pastel Artist, June, 2003, Honorable Mention

Gateway Pastel Artists, First Place, March 2003

*Watercolor USA, Springfield Art Museum, May, 2003

American Art Alliance, November, 2002, Best of Show

*Kentucky Watercolor Society Aqueous National Traveling Show, 2002-2003

*Kentucky Watercolor Society Aqueous National Show, September, 2002

Saint Louis Watercolor Society, Big Splash 2002, First Place

*Saint Louis Artist Guild, Surface Impressions, August, 2002, Honorable Mention

Gateway Pastel Society, June, 2002, Honorable Mention

Saint Louis Watercolor Society, Watercolor Works, April, 2002, Award of Recognition

*Saint Louis Artist Guild, In Your Face, July 2001

Saint Louis Watercolor Society, Paint Paper Passion, juried show, 2001

*Saint Louis Artists Guild, Anything Goes, February, 2001

*Saint Louis Artists Guild, Splish Splash, Third Place, December 2000

Saint Peters Cultural Arts Center, A Quarter Of Four, four women show, October 2000

Missouri Watercolor Society, all member invitational show, third place,

September 2000

Saint Louis Watercolor Society June 2000, first annual juried show, Honorable Mention.

Saint Louis Watercolor Society, Second Place winner, 1999

Saint Peter's Cultural Arts Center, Second Place, 1999 and Third Place, 1999

Saint Louis Watercolor Society, First Place in Portraits, 1998

American Art Alliance, “Best of Show", 1997 and 1998


*Denotes national juried shows