In addition to sculptor, I am a community psychologist, professor, writer, and researcher


2008- present |  FOUNDING MEMBER, pARTiculars: Lafayette Art Market.

2008 |  FOUNDER, Art for a Cause (

  • Local artists and non-profits host a mutually beneficial art event/ art sale.

2008 |  BOARD MEMBER, East Boulder County Artists (

2002–2008 |  RESIDENT ARTIST, Boulder Journey School

  • Weekly work on sculptures with children six weeks to six years.


2002-2004  | COMMUNITY COORDINATOR, University of Colorado with local middle schools.

  • Facilitated effort to increase school engagement through art and computers.

2001-2003 |  PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, University of Colorado with Greater Park Hill Community, Inc.

  • Directed project to build youth social capital through photography.

1999 |  INSTRUCTOR, Union Institute.

  • Taught graduate seminar entitled, “Creativity and Social Change.”


2006-2009 |  East Boulder Country Artists Studio Tour, Louisville, CO
2008, 2009 |  Boulder Arts and Crafts Coop Holiday & Miniatures Shows, Boulder CO
2008-2009 |  Madison and Main Gallery Winter Lights& Garden Shows, Greeley, CO
2009 |  Bead Lounge, Longmont, CO
2009 |  National Center for Atmospheric Research Library, Boulder CO (Solo Show)
2006-2008 |   East Boulder County Artists Holiday Shows, Lafayette and Longmont CO
2008 |  Lafayette Community Art Show Lafayette, CO (Best of Show Award)
2008 |  Arvada Art Market, Arvada Center, Arvada, CO
2008 |  Louisville Library, Louisville, CO (Solo Exhibition),
2008 |  Art for a Cause presents The Patchwork School Grand Opening, Louisville, CO
2008 |  The Art Underground, Louisville, CO
2006 |  Great Frame Up, Longmont, CO
1999-2001 |   Middle Fish Gallery, Boulder, CO,
1997-1999 |   Lawrence Gallery, McMinnville, OR
1997-1999 |  White Bird Gallery, Cannon Beach OR


Rudkin, J. K., & Davis, A. (2007). Photography as a tool for understanding youth connections to their neighborhood. Children, Youth and Environments, 17 (4), 107-123.
Rudkin, J. K. (2004). Young children’s work with clay. Presentation at the Boulder Journey School Summer Conference, Boulder, CO.