"Judith Roode, artist and former MCAD professor, dies at 75," Obituary, By Rachel Hutton, Star Tribune
September 12, 2018 — 8:42pm
Minneapolis artist Judith Roode drew like she was pumping iron: She bore down and put her whole body into each bold charcoal stroke, then repeated the gesture again. The expressive figures she hashed into form exude a brash power. In works where two figures are positioned in relation to one another, the charged space between them crackles with tension.
In life, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) professor had the same effect as her drawings, with a full-bodied laugh that announced her presence and a spirit that electrified a ro
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