Kathy Goodell- Paintings
Kathy Goodell was born in San Francisco and attended the San Francisco Art Institute, where she received both her BFA and MFA in sculpture. Her professors included Jay Defeo, Jim Nutt, and Frank Owen. Goodell has been the recipient of grants and awards from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation in 2013, the BAU Institute, the Camargo Foundation, The David and Julia White Artist’s Colony, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, as well as receiving a Fulbright Fellowship and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts for Infra-Loop.
She has exhibited extensively, both nationally and internationally, including major exhibitions at the New York Public Library, The Queens Arts Center, the Berkeley Museum and has been included in major group exhibitions at the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, the Boise Art Museum, the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Mendel Art Museum, and the Drawing Center, NY. She exhibited with Willoughby Sharp Gallery, a gallery located at 8 Spring Street in The Bowery, that ran from 1988-1991, and was part of a scene of artists that included the likes of Hannah Wilke, Judith Linhares, Elizabeth King, and Robert Crumb.
Goodell’s work has been reviewed in the Huffington Post, Hyperallergic, White Hot Magazine, Juxtapoz Magazine, and Avalanche Magazine, an epochal artist journal published from 1970-1976 that included the work of Joseph Beuys, Vito Acconci, and many of the artists we now consider to be historical figures.
She has taught at UC Davis, San Francisco State University, the San Francisco Art Institute, Moore College of Art, the School of Visual Arts, and is currently a professor here at SUNY New Paltz.