Born January 19, 1936, Philadelphia
Philadelphia College of Art (now University of the Arts) 1954-58
Philadelphia College of Art, 1960-78
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1979-Present
Awards and Appointments:
Yale-Norfolk Fellowship, 1957
Philadelphia College of Art, Gimbel Prize in Painting, 1958
The Print Club, Philadelphia, Margaret Boericke Prize, 1961
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Neysa McMein Purchase Award, 1961
Ford Foundation Purchase, 1962
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, 1964
National Academy of Design, New York, First Prize in Painting, 1971
Philadelphia College of Art, The Alumni Award, 1971
The Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Percy M. Owens Memorial for a Distinguished Pennsylvania Artist, 1974
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, 1974
The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, 39th Annual Midyear Show, First Prize, 1975
University of Houston, Visiting Artist, 1979
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine, 1985
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Award in Visual Arts, 1985
Hazlett Memorial Award for Excellence in the Arts: Painting, 1986
University of California, Davis, Distinguished Visiting Professor, 1987
University of Georgia, Athens, Lamar Dodd Professional Chair, 1991
Art Institute of Boston, Honorary Degree, 1996
National Academy of Design, New York, Member, 1998
East Carolina University, Greenville, Visiting Professor, 1998
Vermont Studio School, Visiting Professor, 1999
Lyme Academy College of Art, Old Lyme, Connecticut, Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degree, 2007
Selected Bibliography since 1995
*This bibliography supplements The Philadelphia Museum of Art catalogue Sidney Goodman: Paintings and Drawings 1959-95 by John B. Ravenal.
Acquisitions of the Art Museum Princeton University, vol. 62, 2003, pp.107-161.
Bassett, Barbara. “Family Ties and Tensions: Sidney Goodman.” School Arts, vol. 94, no. 6 (February 1995), pp. 33-36.
Cercone, Diana. “Sidney Goodman.” Art Matters, November 2002, pp. 12-13.
Johnson, Ken. “Portraits and Portents.” Art in America, vol. 84, no. 9 (Sept. 1996), pp. 94-101.
Landi, Ann. “The Real Thing.” ARTnews, vol. 101, no. 6 (June 2002), p. 88-91.
Nugent, Jeanne. “Sidney Goodman Gets into the Museum.” Philadelphia Weekly, February 14, 1996, pp. 30-31.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art. “Sidney Goodman.” Members Magazine (Spring 1996), pp. 2-3.
Schwabsky, Barry. “Sidney Goodman: Terry Dintenfass Gallery.” Artforum, vol. 34, no. 3 (November 1995), p. 93.
“Sidney Goodman: Four Paintings.’ The American Poetry Review, vol. 10, no. 5 (September-October 1981), pp. 12-13.
Silverman, Andrea. “Sidney Goodman7 in “Reviews” ARTnews, vol. 88. no. 6 (Summer 1989), p. 166.
Sozanski, Edward J. “In Trendy Art Scene Sidney Goodman Passed a Test of Time.” The Philadelphia Inquirer, Jan. 13, 1996, sec. D, p. 1, 5.
—. “Artist Who Bestows Power on Ordinary Scenes” The Philadelphia Inquirer, Feb. 25. 1996, sec. G. p. 11.
Stein, Judith. “Sidney Goodman: Newsreels, Movies and the Renaissance’.’ ARTnews, vol. 95, no.5 (May 1996), p. 85-86.
Temkin, Ann, Susan Rosenberg and Michael Taylor. Twentieth Century Painting and Sculpture in The Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, 2000.
Toll, Nella. When Memory Speaks: The Holocaust in Art. London, 1998.
West, Judith. “A New Look at a Native Son, Surveying the Career of the Painter Sidney Goodman:’ Seven Arts, March 1996), p. 16-17.
*This exhibition history supplements The Philadelphia Museum of Art catalogue Sidney Goodman: Paintings and Drawings 1959-95 by John B. Ravenal.
Solo Exhibitions since 1995
Terry Dintenfass Gallery, New York. Sidney Goodman: Recent Work on Paper. March 23-April 29, 1995.
Kauffman Gallery, Huber Art Center. Shippensburg University. Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. Sidney Goodman: Paintings and Other Works on Paper. April 3-21. 1995.
Museum of American Art of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia. Artist’s Choice: Sidney Goodman. February 10-April 14, 1996.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia. Sidney Goodman: Paintings and Drawings 1959-95. February 11-March 31, 1996. Catalogue. Text by John B. Ravenal.
Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts. Sidney Goodman Paintings and Drawings. 1999.
ACA Galleries, New York. Sidney Goodman Intimate Visions: Paintings and Drawings. March 11-April s, 2000.
Colaciella Gallery, Robert and Montgomery Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida. A Sense of Urgency-Paintings and Drawings by Sidney Goodman. February 17-March 18, 2000. Catalogue. Essay by Paul R. Aho.
ACA Galleries, New York. Sidney Goodman: Works on Paper. November 23, 2002-January 4, 2003.
ACA Galleries, New York. Sidney Goodman: Bodies and Memories: Recent Paintings and Drawings. September 10-October 8, 2005.
Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany. Sidney Goodman. November 11, 2006-January 31, 2007.
Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia. Sidney Goodman: Recent Work. January 27-February 24, 2007.
Selected Group Exhibitions since 1995
Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania. The Spiritual Dimension. June 8-July 13, 1995.
Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado, Contemporary Drawing: Exploring the Territory. July 27-September 24, 1995, Catalogue. Essay by Mark Rosenthal.
National Academy of Design, New York. Powerful Expression: Recent American Drawings.tctober 16-January 5, 1997. Traveled, Catalogue. Curated by Townsend Wolfe. Essay by Jack Flam.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago. Contemporary American Realists Drawings: The Jalane and Richard Davidson Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago. November 6, 1999-January 2, 2000. Catalogue. Essay by Ruth Fine.
Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington. The Perception of Appearance: A Decade of Contemporary Figure Drawing. June 29-September 22, 2002. Catalogue. Essay by Norman Lundin.
Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida. The Contemporary Tableau: Beal, Goodman, Leslie, and Witkin. January 18-April 6, 2003. Catalogue. Essay by August L. Freundlich.
The Anthony Giordano Gallery, Dowling College, Oakdale, New York. Gestures of Humanity: The Visual Language of Sidney Goodman and Paul Marcus. October 30-December 11, 2005.
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey. West to Wesselmann: American Drawings and Watercolors in the Princeton University Art Museum. October 16-January 9, 2005. Traveled. Catalogue. Essays by John Wilmerding and Kathleen A. Foster.
Wajahat/Ingrao, New York. Landscape: Form and Thought. May 3-July 14, 2007. Catalogue. Essay by Christopher Riopelle.
ACA Galleries, New York. Drawing on the Edge: Gregory Gillespie, Sidney Goodman, Edgar Jerins, Jim Peters and Jerome Witkin. February 16-March 15, 2008.
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, Michigan. The Figure Revealed: Contemporary American Figurative Paintings and Drawings. May 3-June 29, 2008.
Morris Museum. Timeless: The Art of Drawing. September 30-December 21, 2008. Catalogue. Essay by Ann Aptaker
Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia. A Walk in the Right Direction. February 13-May 5, 2009.
ACA Galleries, New York. Humanity: 100 Years of Figurative Art. May 8-July 3, 2009.
Selected Museum Collections
Allentown Art Museum
Art Institute of Chicago
Arkansas Art Museum
Ball State University Museum of Art
The Brooklyn Museum
The Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences of West Virginia
The Cleveland Museum of Art
The Columbus Museum of Art Delaware Art Museum
Elvehjem Museum of Art
Everson Museum of Art
Flint Institute of Arts
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution
Hunter Museum of Art
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
Lake Forest College
Library of Congress
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Miami Dade College Kendall Campus Art Gallery
Milwaukee Art Museum
Minnesota Museum of Art
The Museum of Modern Art
Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State University
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority
The Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philbrook Museum of Art
Phoenix Art Museum
Princeton University Art Museum
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery
Southern-Alleghenies Museum of Art
Syracuse University Art Collection
University of Maine Museum of Art
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Weatherspoon Art Gallery
Whitney Museum of American Art
Wichita Art Museum
Williams College Museum of Art
Woodmere Art Museum
Yale University Art Gallery