Judith Mason, South African painter, Died at 78


Judith Mason (born Judith Seelander Menge, was born on October 10, 1938, in Pretoria, South Africa and died on December 29, 2016.

She was a South African artist.

Mason worked in oil, pencil, printmaking and mixed media.

Mason’s work is rich in symbolism and mythology, and displays a rare technical virtuosity.

During 1960, Mason was awarded a BA Degree in Fine Arts at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Mason taught painting at the University of the Witwatersrand, the University of Pretoria, the Michaelis School of Fine Art in Cape Town, Scuola Lorenzo de’ Medici in Florence, Italy from 1989–91 and acted as external examiner for under-graduate and post-graduate degrees at Pretoria, Potchefstroom, Natal, Stellenbosch and Cape Town Universities.

Judith Mason passed away at 78 years old.