Judy McPhee was born in Edmonton and grew up in British Columbia. Working with her husband Thomas, she learned the pate de verre technique of cast glass as well as stone casting and finishing. Currently she is involved in working with textiles, creating luxurious art cushions based on drawing by Thomas as well as one of a kind fabric shoulder bags.

Recently, Judy has been active in photography, as seen here in these photos. She is a member of the Salt Spring Photography Club and exhibits her photos with the Club shows and in spaces around Ganges.