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BIOGRAPHY

 
RICHARD GODFREY
 
E-mail: gjstudio@aol.com
 
Telephone/Fax: (323) 222-9956
 
All work is represented by the Patricia Corriea Gallery
Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California
 

EDUCATION

1978 M.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
1977 B.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco , California
1971 Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
1970 Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1999 Patricia Correia Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California
1999 Edward Giardrina, Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, California
1998 “Abstract Synergism, Rico Gallery. Santa Monica, California
1998 “Show and Tell.” Patricia Correia Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California
1998 “Illusion”, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California
1998 Cerro Coso Community College. Ridgecrest, California
1997 Patricia Correia Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California
1997 Random, Los Angeles, California
1997 LA Artcore, Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, California
1996 Patricia Correia Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California
1995 Random Gallery, Los Angeles, Calforrnia
1995 Occidental College, Los Angeles, California
1995 DADA Tour 1995, Los Angeles, California
1994 Patricia Correia Gallery, Venice, California
1994 Sylvia White Gallery, Santa Monica, California
1994 Vignes Cafe, Los Angeles, California
1994 Patricia Correia Gallery Annex, Venice, California
1994 Roark, Los Angeles, California
1994 410 Boyd Street, Los Angeles, California
1990 Roark, Los Angeles, California
1988 Santa Barbara Contemporary Art Forum, Santa Barbara, California
1988 Barnsdall Junior Art Gallery, Los Angeles California
1988 Rancho Santiago College, Santa Ana, California
1987 Seawright Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1986 Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
1985 Otis Parsons Art Institute, Los Angeles, California
1985 Rose Cafe, Venice, California
1984 James Turcotte Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1984 Mt. Saint Marys College, Los Angeles, California
1983 Art Space, Los Angeles, California
1982 Chevron Gailety, San Francisco, California
1981 Bridge Gallery, San Francisco, California
1980 80 Langton Street, San Francisco, California
1980 Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, California
1979 Sun Gallery, Hayward, California
1977 Nevada Art Gallery, Reno, Nevada
1976 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

1998 “Abstract Synergism, Rico Gallery, Santa Monica, California
“Show and Tell.” Patricia Correia Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California
“Illusion”, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California
“5 Years at Random”, Random, Los Angeles, California
“Open House,” Hollywood Digital, Hollywood, California
“Art You Can Live With,” LA Artcore, Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, California
 
1997 “Pyong - Taek International Arts Festival,” Pyong - Taek City Museum, Pyong - Taek, Korea
“International Exchange Show,” Kitashyushu, Japan
“Hodge Podge,” Spanish Kitchen, Los Angeles, California
“Art You Can Live With,” LA Artcore, Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, California
“In your Pocket 3,” Random , Los Angeles, California
“Barnsdall Junior Arts 30th Anniversary Exhibition”, Los Angeles, California
 
1996 “In Your Pocket 2,” Luckman Gallery, University of Los Angeles, California
“Shades of Green,” Gensler and Associates, Santa Monica, California
“GREEN,” Factory Place Gallery, Los Angeles, California
 
1995 “Dada Tour 1995,” Los Angeles, California
“Light,” Patricia Corriea Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California
“Invitational,” Patricia Correia Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California
“In the Pocket, Random, Los Angeles, California
“Windows,” Full Moon Gallery, FAR, Los Angeles, California
“Selections,” Knoll Design, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, California
“Bergamot Gallery Exhibition,” Gensler and Associates, Santa Monica, California
“Miracle of 19th Street,” Side Street Projects, Santa Monica, California
 
1994 “Invitational,” Patricia Correia Gallery, Venice, California
“Showcase,” Sylvia White Gallery, Santa Monica, California
“Dada,” Los Angeles, California
“West Coast Sculpture,” Artyard, Denver, Colorado
“Miracle of 19th Street,” Side Street Projects, Santa Monica, California
“Far Bizarre 1994,” Los Angeles, California
 
1993 “Dada,” Los Angeles, California
“Contemporary Artists,” Sylvia White Gallery, Santa Monica, California
“ART/LA 93,” Los Angeles, California
 
1992 “Overview,” Art Space, Los Angeles, California
 
1991 “Downtown Show,” American Gallery, Los Angeles, California
410 Boyd Street, Los Angeles, California
 
1990 “December Show,” American Gallery, Los Angeles, California
“Red Zone," Los Angeles, California
 
1989 “Present Tense,” American Gallery, Los Angeles, California
“Four Los Angeles Artists,” Rico Gallery, Los Angeles, California
“Laguna Art Museum Annual," Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
 
1988 “Trompe L’oeil, The Magic of Deception,” Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, California
“Art for All Seasons,” Gensler and Associates, Los Angeles, California
 
1986 “Sculptural Deceptions,” Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
“Magical Mystery Tour ‘86,” Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California
 
1985 “Gallery View,” Art Space, Los Angeles, California
 
1984 “Light and Dimension,” Gensler and Associates, Los Angeles, California
 
1983 “New Bay Area Painting and Sculpture,” San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
“Magical Mystery Tour ‘83,” Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California
“Group Show,” Modernism, San Francisco, California
 
1982 “New Bay Area Painting and Sculpture,” University of California, Northridge, California
“12th International Sculpture Conference,” San Francisco, California
 
1981 “New Work,” Modernism, San Francisco, California
 
1980 “Three Bay Area Artists,” Pro Arts, Oakland, California
 
1979 “Teachers and Students,” Anna Gardner Gallery, Stinson Beach, California
 
1976 “M.F.A. Exhibition,” San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
 
1975 “Prints” Transamerica Gallery. San Franciso, California
 
 
 
COLLECTIONS
 
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
Frederick R. Weisman, Los Angeles, California
Kaiser Permanente, Denver, Colorado
 
 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Woodbury University, Burbank, California
Instructor - Painting and Sculpture 1999

Idyllwild Arts, Idylwild, California
Staff Instructor Painting - Drawing 1998 (Summer)

Barnsdall Art Center, Los Angeles, California 1998

Ragan Art Academy, Friends of the Junior Arts Center,
Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, California
Director - Staff Instructor (Drawing) 1996 - 1998

Barnsdall Junior Arts Center,
City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department
Staff Instructor - Drawing and Ceramics 1988 -1998

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
Teaching Assistant - Drawing 1977

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
Teaching Assistant - Painting 1976

 

PROJECTS

“Barnsdall Junior Arts Center 25th Anniversary Mural,”
Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, California, 1992

“Via Marisol Mural,”
Art in the Parks Program, Los Angeles, California 1993

“Mount Washington Elementary School Mural”, Los Angeles, California, 1995

“Working on the Metro ... Together,” 1996
(Mural installed at Metro Red Line Station, Vermont/Sunset),
Los Angeles, California, 1996

“Student Painting and Drawing,” Idyllwild Art Gallery,
ISOMATA, Idyllwild, California, 1998

“Selected Works,” Taylor Family Gallery, Riverside Art Museum
Riverside, California, 1998

“Sunday Open Sunday,” 1994, 1995, 1996
Barnsdall Junior Arts Center, Los Angeles, California

“Gestural Directions, “ Children’s Art Gallery, Barnsdall
Junior Arts Center, Los Angeles, California, 1997

“Fox Storytelling Mural,” Commonwealth Elementary School)
Los Angeles, California, 1997

“Gesture and Form,” Children's’ Art Gallery, Barnsdall
Junior Arts Center, Los Angeles, California, 1997

“Junior Arts Center 30th Anniversary Exhibition,”
Los Angeles, California, 1997

“Ink,” Ragan Art Academy Student Exhibition, Angels Gate Cultural Center,
San Pedro, California, 1998
 
 

LECTURES AND DEMONSTRATIONS

Woodbury University, Burbank, California
 
Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, Los Angeles, California
 
Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority “METRORAIL”, Los Angeles, California
 
Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, California
 
Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, California
 
Gene Autry Museum, Burbank, California
 
Rancho Santiago College, Santa Ana, California
 
University of California, Los Angeles, California
 
Santa Monica College University of Califomia, Los Angeles, Los Angeles California
 
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles California
 
 
 
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
 
Albright, Thomas “New Bay Area Painting and Sculpture,” Art News, Volume 82, No.4, April 1983.

Bachofner, Ruth “Selecting Art,” Designers West, Volume 32, No. 4, January 1984.

Balbinbin, Lucia “Corporate Art,” Designers West, Volume 32, No. 32, January 1984.

Boone, Lisa “Shining Through,” Calendar, Los Angeles Times, January 5, 1997.

Brown, Christopher and Dunham, Judith “Bay Area Painting and Sculpture,”Exhibition Catalog. 1982.
 
Curtis, Cathy “Calendar Art Review,” Los Angeles Times, February 17, 1988.

Curtis, Cathy “Sculptural Deceptions,” Chevron Art Gallery USA, Exhibition Catalog, April 1982.

DiMichele, David “Downtown Lives - Exhibitionism Warehouse Style,”Downtown News, P. 22,
November 5, 1994.

Dunham, Judith “Quabba,” Artweek, May 29, 1979.
 
Fried, Helene “Emanuel Walter Gallery Annual,” San Francisco Art

Institute, Exhibition Catalog, April 6, 1976.

Frank, Peter “Pick of the Week,” L.A. Weekly, April 10, 1994.

Frank, Peter “Pick of the Week,” L.A. Weekly, December 20, 1995.

Gardner, Colin “Portfolio,” LA Reader, September 19, 1984.
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Gleason, Mat “Richard Godfrey’s Militant Modernism,” Visions Art Quarterly, Winter, 1994.

Gleason, Mat “Cyber Artist Profile : Richard Godfrey,” Coagula, #18, October 1995.

Gleason, Mat “Richard Godfrey at Patricia Correia Gallery, ”Gallery Guide, December 1996.

Goldman, Shifra “Space - Light - Equilibrium,” Exhibition Catalog, Rancho Santiago College,
February 1988.

Ianco - Starrels, Jossine “Art News,” Los Angeles Times, December 30, 1985

Ianco - Starrels, Jossine “Magical Mystery Tour 1976 - 1986” Exhibition Catalog,
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, 1987.
 
Isacson, Gene “Richard Godfrey,” Art Forum Newsletter,” Volume 7, No. 1, September 7, 1987.

Kandel, Susan “Art Reviews,” Los Angeles Times, January 9, 1997.

Kelly, Jeff “New Bay Area Painting and Sculpture,” Vangard, Volume 12, No. 3, April 1983.

Lake, Cindy “Exhibitions,” Artweek, May 31, 1980.

Lake, Cindy “Installations,” Newsletter, Oakland Center for the Visual Arts, June 1980.

Lasarow, Bill “Previews of Exhibitions,” Artscene, Volume 16, No.5, January 5, 1997

Pincus, Robert “The Galleries,” Los Angeles Times, September 7, 1984.

Rico, Diana “Art/News,” LA Daily Life News, December 13, 1985.

Siegel, Sandy “72 Hours,” Westside Weekly, Los Angeles Times, December 20, 1996.

Tempko, Allan “Young Artists,” San Francisco Chronicle, January 5, 1982.

Treu, M. “Installations of Space and Time,” San Francisco Magazine, June 1980.

Tuchman, Laura “Light, Space, and Fire: Mix Well for Artist Richard Godfrey,
”Orange County Register, February 16, 1988.

Wilson, William “Recycling the New and the Geo,” Los Angeles Times, November 9,1986.

Wilson, William “Calendar Art Reviews,” Los Angeles Times, December 16, 1985.

Wilson, William “Calendar Art Reviews,” Los Angeles Times,” September 14, 1982.
 
 
RICHARD GODFREY
 
E-mail: gjstudio@aol.com
 

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