Judith Christine Mills was born in Yorkshire, England and emigrated to Canada as a young child. Primarily self-taught,
she began drawing and sculpting in her teens and in the early 1980's decided to pursue a fulltime career as an artist, participating
in many group and solo exhibitions in Toronto, Halifax, Edmonton, Calgary, Montreal, Chicago, Baltimore, and Kennebunkport,
Over the years, Mills has been commissioned to create
3 fundraising Christmas cards for The Hospital for Sick Children Foundation in Toronto; a larger-than-lifesize fibreglass
sculpture for the Cornwall Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan; a memorial painting for Branksome Hall School in Toronto; the 2000
TD Bank Children's Book Week Poster; a logo design for the Montreal Children's Hospital's fundraising initiative "Pédelez
Pour Les Enfants- Pedal for Kids", and a sculpture presented to Prime Minister Jean Chretien by the Liberal Party of
Mills is the author/illustrator of 2 picture books,
author of 3 children's fantasy novels and 2 young adult novels, in addition to illustrating 4 other picture books.
is currently working on a number of different projects, including an illustrated work of historical fiction about North West
Company voyageurs. She has recently expanded her sculpting interests into cast bronze medallic art and will soon be adapting
some of her novels and stories into screenplays.