Judy Coates Perez travels the globe teaching painting and mixed media techniques that can be used on fabric. Her work has earned her international attention as an award-winning mixed media textile artist.
A self-described gypsy and visual alchemist, Judy spends her time traveling to new places with the hopes of expanding the creative realms available to her students. In her workshops and lectures, she reveals the endless possibilities for how one can combine paint, paper, and metal with fabric. She also points students to be aware of and to observe the inspiration that surrounds them.
Judy has written articles for Quilting Arts and Cloth Paper Scissors Magazine. She has produced three instructional DVDs for Interweave and has been a frequent guest on QuiltingArts TV. She has also self-published two books, Creative Alchemy: 10+ Techniques with Acrylic Inks and Creative Alchemy: Alternatively Bound and Stitched.