Judith Sutcliffe, The Electric Typographer, grew up in a small town in Iowa, graduated from the University of Iowa in 1963 with a double major in English and Chinese, plus ceramic studies. She has been a self-employed artist since 1968 in tile mural painting, graphic design, type design.
Flourish, her first original font (1986), recently appeared on the covers of Harry Potter coloring books. Other favorites often seen on book covers are Tagliente and Leonardo. She lives in Audubon, IA, and Galena, IL, and co-owns Longbranch Gallery in Mineral Point, WI.
[Judith Sutcliffe, March 2006]