Silver Threads and Golden Needles, 2015

Solo and Two-Person

Naturally, Ukranian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL, 2022

What Used to be Right Now, Governor’s State University, Chicago, IL, 2019

Confluence, Judith Roston Freilich and Casey Sills, Space 900, Evanston, IL, 2019

Release, Hofheimer Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2018

Absence and Intuition, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2016

Silver Threads and Golden Needles, Drawings and Textiles, Space 900, Evanston, IL, 2015

Installation and Paintings, Rena Sternberg Gallery, Glencoe, IL, 2005

New Works on Paper, Rena Sternberg Gallery, Glencoe, IL , 1999, 2002

Judith Roston Freilich, The Ann Brierly Gallery, Winnetka, IL, 1997

Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, IL, 1973

Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1974

Online Exhibits

links to online exhibits are in blue

Sculptures Online Exhibit: Flux: Vita Mutata (Life is changed, not taken away)
Curator: Natsuki Takauji, Virtual Exhibition: November 15 - December 30, 2020

Studio Stories 2020, hosted by Kol HaOt, Curator: Liliach Shrag, Individual interviews with artists about their life and their work.

76th Rockford Midwestern Biennial Audio Clips, Rockford Art Museum, 2020-2021 Rockford Biennial artists discuss their work

Climate Change: Tipping Into Chaos, produced video in conjunction with SkyDayProject2020 and Space 900 Gallery, Evanston, IL

Selected Group

Conglomeration, Governors State University, Chicago, IL, 2022

The Invisible Costs of War,  ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2022

Nature vs. Nurture, The Art Center, Highland Park, IL, 2022

Essence of Nature, Space 900, Evanston, IL, 2022

Bloom, Hofheimer Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2021

2021 Evanston + Vicinity Biennial, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL 2021

Climate Change:Tipping Into Chaos, Online, Sky Day Project, 2020, Space 900, Evanston, IL, 2020

76th Rockford Midwestern Biennial, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, 2020

Online Spring Gallery Show, Textile Study Group of New York, 2020

Consciousness of Abstraction, Beyond Literal Appearance, Juror Award, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2020

Threads of Truth, Social Impact and Fiber Arts, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL, 2020

In Dialogue, Governors State UniversityChicago, IL, 2020

It’s a Small Show After All, Hofheimer Gallery, Chicago, IL 2019

22nd International Open, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2019

Passion and Process, Space 900 Gallery, Evanston, IL, 2019

Space 900 Preview Opening, Evanston, IL, 2018

75th Rockford Midwestern Biennial, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, 2018

Unpresidented: Art in Common Cause, Space 900, Evanston, IL, 2017

Unpresidented: Chicago Edition, presented by Art In Common Cause, Hubbard Street Lofts, Chicago, 2017

Light and Dark Exhibition, Space 900 Gallery, Evanston, IL, 2016

Dialogue Chicago: Full Force, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL, 2016

Wall to Wall, ArtSpace 1550, Chicago, IL, 2015

Between Red and Blue, Space 900, Evanston, IL 2015

Taking Chances: No/Yes, Dialogue Chicago, Curator, Sarah Krepp, Noyes Cultural Center, Evanston, IL

Then and Now, Space 900, Evanston, IL, 2014

The Green Show, Space 900, Evanston, IL, 2014

The Grand Opening, Space 900, Evanston, IL, 2013

33rd Bradley International Print and Drawing Show, Peoria, IL 2011

20th Evanston & Vicinity Biennial, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL 2010

Rena Sternberg Gallery, Glencoe, IL 1999-2011

New Noyes, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston, IL, Sarah Krepp, curator, 2010

Prints & Drawings: Works on Paper, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, IN 2009

Kaller Fine Arts, Washington DC 2009

More Noyes, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston, IL, Sarah Krepp, curator, 2007

Chicago Art Open, Chicago Artiists Coalition, Chicago, IL 2007

Three Arts Club Gallery, Chicago, IL 1999

Belloc Lowndes Gallery, Chicago, IL 1998

Chicago and Vicinity Show, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Columbus, OH 1974

New Horizons Show, North Shore Art League, Chicago, IL

The Butler Institute of Art, Youngstown, OH

The Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ

Barat College, Lake Forest, IL

New Bag, Deson-Zaks Gallery, Chicago, IL, 1973

MS in Graphics, Chicago, IL, 1973

Permanent Collections

The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL

Library of Congress, Washington, DC

The First National Bank of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

Panel Discussions

Abstract Art and It’s Relevance in Chicago Today, Hofheimer Gallery, Chicago, 2018


New Trier High School Advanced Placement Show, Winnetka, IL

57th Street Art Fair, Hyde Park, IL

North Shore Art League, Winnetka, IL


Certificate of Merit Award, Judith Roston Freilich, Release , Art Books Category, Great Lakes Graphics Association, 2019

Judith Roston Freilich, Release, Book Publication, 2018 

The Chicago Art Scene, edited by Ivy Sundell, Crow Woods Publishing, 1998

Soft Sculpture and Other Soft Art Forms, edited by Dona Z. Meilach, Crow Publishers, NY, 1974

Hey Mort, They’re Forming Groups Again, Alan G. Artner, Chicago Tribune, 1973


Washington University, St. Louis, MO

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Merit Scholarship Award

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL

  • Master of Fine Arts in printmaking under Misch Kohn

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Related Work Experience

How does working in Visual Arts connect to Judaism? High School Student Workshop, Glencoe, Illinois

The Creative Process, Women's Retreat Workshop, Lake Geneva, WI

Landfall Press, Curator and Printer's Assistant, Chicago, IL

The Art Center, Drawing Instructor, Highland Park, IL

High School Arts Retreat, Visual Arts Coordinator, Woodstock, IL

Columbus School for Girls, Visual Arts Instructor, Columbus, OH

Crow Island School Arts Workshop, Visual Arts Coordinator, Winnetka, IL

New Trier High School Jazz Festival , Coordinator, Winnetka, IL