Publisher, author, and illustrator of two volumes on Chinese brush work released by Maple Tree Studio, Judy Giguere also compiled and wrote a recent book on the history of the Town of Plymouth, CT that was released by Arcadia Publishing, Plymouth Revisited. As Plymouth Town Historian, she researches and writes articles on the history of the Town of Plymouth that are published on the local website. Her new book, The Four Gentlemen The Art of Chinese Brush Work, was released in November 2017. She will have a new history book to be released in January 2018 called, "The Ghosts of Chippeny Hill."  "The Ghosts of Chippeny Hill" is about local legends,ghosts, witches, mysterious disappearances and the Loyalists and the Patriots from the early days of this corner of Connecticut.

Born in a small Connecticut town, with a deep love of nature that developed at an early age, Judy has always had a focus on the trees, forests, hills, and gentle streams of New England. Her study of Chinese art became a fascination, and she is dedicated to the preservation of the history and traditional artistic techniques of ancient China. Judy holds A.S. and A.A. degrees, both from Tunxis Community Technical College, and a B.S. from Charter Oak College. She has taken private lessons from some of the most prominent Chinese brush painters in the world, including I-Hsiung Ju, Wong Dong Ling, Chien Fei Chang, Frank Liao Ning Yeh, Shen Wei Wei, and Jin Guang Yu. Known throughout the area as an excellent teacher for people of all ages and levels, from nursery school thorough senior citizen classes, Judy is a patient and encouraging instructor. Her work is a delight to anyone who enjoys experiencing nature’s serenity through the study of this unique and ancient art form.

Judy’s paintings have been exhibited at the Kent, CT Art Association; the Art Farm Gallery of Lexington, VA; the Hammond Museum, North Salem, NY; the Plymouth Historical Society, CT; in Washington D.C.; in New York; and in numerous private collections (under the names Giguere and Armbruster).