Judith Clay is a German artist and trained ceramic painter. She holds a degree in comparative literature. She works primarily in ink, pastels, colored pencils, and collages. She was one of the finalists for the Der Meefisch Award for picture book illustrations in 2009 and 2011 and one of the honourable mentions in Artist Portfolio Magazine’s portrait competition in 2011. Her book Thea’s Tree, published by Karadi Tales, was chosen for the White Ravens List of the International Youth Library in 2012.