Judith Prowda

Judith is an attorney, mediator and arbitrator focused on art law, copyright, entertainment and commercial law. She is Senior Faculty member of the Art Business Program at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, and author of Visual Arts and the Law: A Handbook for Professionals (Lund Humphries 2013).

She is a founding member of Stropheus Art Law, a collective of art law and business specialists who offer unbundled services to the art community. She is Past Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law (EASL) Section and the long-standing Chair of EASL’s Committee on Fine Arts, and Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution.

In addition, she is a member of the Art Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association, and has served on the Copyright and Literary Property and Entertainment Law Committees. She received her J.D. from Fordham Law School and her LL.M. from New York University School of Law. She is a frequent speaker and has published extensively on issues related to art law and business.


Tel  +1 (917) 410 8520

Fax +1 (212) 595 0891

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Mediation is a creative and powerful dispute resolution process that has become increasingly common in the arts context. This is not...

This is the second of a two-part talk on Art and Copyright, focused on copyright infringement, fair use, with a particular...

One of the most difficult challenges for courts today is drawing the line between legal appropriation and copyright infringement. This is...

In this series of brief overviews, will distill important art law issues that are often overlooked or misunderstood.  Today’s installment will...


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