American artistDied when: 61 years 318 days (742 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
Judith Scott (May 1, 1943 – March 15, 2005) was an American fiber sculptor, born with Down Syndrome and deaf.She was internationally renowned for her art.
In 1987, Judith was enrolled at the Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, California, which supports people with developmental disabilities.There, Judith discovered her passion and talent for abstract fiber art, and she was able to communicate in a new form.
An account of Scott's life, Entwined: Sisters and Secrets in the Silent World of Artist Judith Scott, was written by her twin sister, Joyce Wallace Scott, and was published in 2016.