Judy Pomeranz is an art advisor who assists clients in starting, building, refining and enhancing their collections, and lectures on a wide variety of art subjects. She is also an art critic and fiction writer, whose stories, articles and reviews appear in a wide variety of periodicals and anthologies. Her first novel, Love Without Asterisks, was published in 2013.
Judy serves as President of the Ralph and Evelyn Davis Family Foundation, which provides grants to organizations assisting at-risk children and youth in the Chicago area. She is a member of the Leader Council of Mercy Home for Boys and Girls and the Advisory Board of Embarc Chicago, and recently served on the boards of Gads Hill Center and Better Boys Foundation, both in Chicago, and Alexandria Neighborhood Health Services, Inc., in Virginia. She is a Governing Member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sustaining Fellow of the Art Institute of Chicago, Circle member of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and Legacy Circle member of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. She is also a member of the National Press Club and Cosmos Club of Washington, DC, and the Arts Club of Chicago.
Prior to devoting herself to art and writing, Judy worked briefly as a litigation attorney in Chicago and served as Director of GATT (WTO) Affairs in the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration in Washington.
She holds an M.A. in Writing (concentration in Fiction) from Johns Hopkins University, a JD from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, and a B.A. from De Pauw University.