Dick Goody



Dick Goody
Title: Professor of Art
Chair, Department of Art & Art History
Director, Oakland University Art Gallery
Location: 310 Wilson Hall
Phone: 248 370 3376
Fax: 248 370 3377
Email: goody@oakland.edu
 

Education

PGCE, Middlesex University, England, 1983
MFA, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, England, 1982
BFA, Bath Academy of Art, Corsham, Wiltshire, England, 1978

Major Fields

Curatorial practices, Contemporary Art, Painting

Courses Taught

ART 1150 Drawing for Non-majors
ART 2100 Beginning Drawing
ART 2300 Beginning Painting
ART 3190 Advanced Drawing & Painting I
ART 3310 Intermediate Painting
ART 3330 Historic Painting Techniques I
ART 3350 Historic Painting Techniques II
ART 4980 Advanced Drawing & Painting II
ART 4999 Senior Thesis in Studio Art

Books/Catalogues

Hiberna Flores, February 2017, Rochester, MI: Oakland University Art Gallery, 48pp, ISBN: 978-0-95859-71-6, Dick Goody author and editor.

The Berding Memorandum,  October 2016, Rochester, MI: Oakland University Art Gallery, 100pp, ISBN 978-0-95859-70-9, Dick Goody author and editor.

Carlos Rolón/Dzine: Commonwealth, April 2016, Rochester, MI: Oakland University Art Gallery, 100pp. ISBN 978-0-925859-69-3, Dick Goody editor.

Susan Goethel Campbell: Field Guide, January 2015, Rochester, MI: Oakland University Art Gallery, 120pp. ISBN 978-0-925859-65-5, Dick Goody editor. 


The Body Metonymic: International Contemporary Sculpture,
2014, Rochester, MI: Oakland University Art Gallery, 40pp. ISBN 978-0-925859-61-7, Dick Goody editor and author.

Gilda Snowden, Album: A Retrospective 1977-2010, 2013, Rochester, MI: Oakland University Art Gallery, 50pp. ISBN 978-0-925859-60-0, Dick Goody editor and author.

The Roving Eye: Aura and the Contemporary Portrait, 2013, Rochester, MI: Oakland University Art Gallery, 47pp. ISBN 978-0-925859-58-7, Dick Goody editor and author.

Idealizing the Imaginary: Illusion and Invention in Contemporary Painting, 2012, Rochester, MI: Oakland University Art Gallery, 48pp ISBN 978-0-925859-55-66, Dick Goody editor and author.

Borders and Frontiers: Collage and Appropriation in the Contemporary Image, March 2011, Rochester, MI: Oakland University Art Gallery, 60pp. ISBN 978-0-9258559-53-2, Dick Goody editor and author.

Seminal Works from the N’Namdi Collection of African American Art, September 2008, Rochester, MI: Oakland University Art Gallery, 100pp. ISBN 978-0-925859-46-4, edited by Dick Goody. 

Articles

• “Pathos and Enlightenment,” Jamie Adams: The Falls, May 2013, pp. 4-5, Birmingham, MI: David Klein Gallery.

• “Untold Stories,” Good For You, June 2012, pp. 2-5, Birmingham, MI: David Klein Gallery

• “The Theatre of Painting,” Rick Vian, March 2009, pp. 4-5, Birmingham, MI: Robert Kidd Gallery

• “Interview with Dick Goody and Rick Vian,” Rick Vian, March 2009, pp. 6-11, Birmingham, MI: Robert Kidd Gallery

• “Archive, Structure, and Abstraction: An Interview with Hartmut Austen,” Detroit Stories, September 2008, pp. 231-251, Detroit, MI: Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, ISBN 978-0-9791991-6-5

• “A Walk in the Himalayas,” Detroit Telegraph Journal, 2008, pp. 21-24, Detroit, MI: Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, ISBN 978 -0-9791991-2-7.

Oral Presentations

In Conversation with Thomas Berding, Oakland University Art Gallery, November 10, 2016.

Carlos Rolón and Dick Goody in conversation, in conjunction with Commonwealth catalogue launch, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, May 6, 2015.

Moderator: “Mavericks: The Shape of Things to Come,” discussion with Renaud Proch and Mari Spirito, Friends of Modern & Contemporary Art, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI.

Moderator: What is Contemporary Sculpture? Panel discussion in conjunction with The Body Metonymic, Oakland University Art Gallery, with Martha Mysko, William Stone, and Johannes VanDerBeek, March 16, 2014.

Moderator: Kresge Foundation & Art X Panel Discussion: “Higher Education in the Arts,” Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, with Tom Berding, Guna Nadarajan, and Michael Stone Richards, April 13, 2013.

Moderator: The Academy, the Student & the Artist, in conjunction with Graem Whyte: Remain Calm, Oakland University Art Gallery, panel: Kevin Beasley, Heather Darcy Bhandari, Gunalan Nadarjaran, Vagner M. Whitehead and Graem Whyte.

Panelist: Painting Coast to Coast, Wayne State University, Shaver Music Recital Hall, January 21, 2011.

Moderator: Artist's Books: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Art Making, March 28, 2010, panel: Lynne Avadenda, Susan Goethel Campbell, Ed Fraga, Chido Johnson, Dennis Michael Jones, and David Lambert.

Moderator: Detroit Breeding Ground, Museum of New Art, Pontiac, MI., October 3, 2009, panel: Vincent Carducci, Rebecca Mazzei, Chido Johnson, Michael E. Smith, Benjamin Teague.

Selected Exhibitions

  • "Defacto Detroit: Selections from the N'Namdi Collection," 2016, Center Galleries, College of Creative Studies, Detroit, MI.
  • “The Making of the Dauphine,” 2015, N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art, Detroit, MI (solo)
  • “Live From Detroit,” 2011, Fred Torres Collaborations, New York, NY
  • “ME/WE,” 2011, The Butcher’s Daughter Contemporary Art, Ferndale, MI
  • “Painting Coast to Coast,” 2011, Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, WSU, Detroit, MI
  • “Wordage,” 2010, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
  • “The Decay of Lying: New Paintings by Dick Goody,” 2010, The Butcher’s Daughter Contemporary Art, Ferndale, MI (solo)
     
Curated Exhibitions

Hiberna Flores,  January 2017.

The Berding Memorandum, October 2016.

Works Progress: Administration Prints from the Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts, and Gerald Brockhurst Prints from the Collection of Carl F. Barnes Jr. and Anna M. Barnes, September 2016.

Carlos Rolón/Dzine: Commonwealth, January, 2016.

The Fortress: Steven Kuypers & Steven McShane, March, 2015.

Susan Goethel Campbell: Field Guide, January 2015.

Susan E. Evans: Kaiho, September 2014.

Sally Schluter Tardella: Memory Palace, September 2014.

The Body Metonymic: International Contemporary Art, January 2014, Oakland University Art Gallery, featuring: David Altmejd, Folkert de Jong, Lonnie Holley, Chris Jones, Fabienne Lasserre, Martin McMurray, Matthew Monahan, Martha Mysko, Michelle Segre, Shinique Smith, William Stone, and Johannes VanDerBeek.

Gilda Snowden, Album: A Retrospective 1977-2010, October 2014, Oakland University Art Gallery.

The Roving Eye: Aura and the Contemporary Portrait, January 2013, Oakland University Art Gallery, featuring: Michaël Borremans, Noah Becker, Jeff Burton, Andrew Bush, Kent Dorn, Charlotte Dumas, Anh Duong, Pierre Gonnord, Debbie Grossman, Andrew Guenther, Rosemary Laing, Loretta Lux, The Sartorialist (Scott Schuman), David Shrigley, Tereza Vlckova, Matthew Watson, Nicole Wittenberg, and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.

Remain Calm: The Art of Graem Whyte, September 2012, Rochester, Oakland University Art Gallery.

Idealizing the Imaginary: Illusion and Invention in Contemporary Painting, January 2012, Oakland University Art, featuring: Kevin Baker, Trudy Benson, Katherine Bernhardt, Cecily Brown, Matt Connors, Jesse Chapman, Kim Dorland, Mark Flood, Rosy Keyser, José Lerma, Dasha Shishkin, Josh Smith, Denyse Thomasos, Wendy White.

Borders and Frontiers: Collage and Appropriation in the Contemporary Image, March 2010, Oakland University Art Gallery, featuring: Jonathan Allen, Michael Anderson, Chambliss Giobbi, David LaChapelle, George Rahme, Matthew Cusick, Holli Schorno, Maritta Tapanainen, Mark Wagner.

The Art of the Artist’s Book, January 2010, Oakland University Art Gallery, featuring: Lynne Avadenka, Matthew Barney, IAIN BAXTER&, Christian Boltanski, Susan Goethel Campbell, Sir Anthony Caro, Vija Celmins, Ed Fraga, Jane Hammond, Chido Johnson, Dennis Michael Jones, R. B. Kitaj, David Lambert, Ronald Allen Leax, Donald Lipski, Kathleen McShane, Eric Mesko, Sabrina Nelson, Matthew Shlian, Kiki Smith, Michael E. Smith, Jill Sylvia, Stella Waitzkin, Kara Walker, Peter Williams.

Seminal Works from the N’Namdi Collection of African American Art, September 2008, Oakland University Art Gallery, featuring: Charles Alston, Emanoel Araújo, Romare Bearden, Chakiai Booker, Frank Bowling, Carol Ann Carter, Nanette Carter, Ed Clark, Robert Colescott, Beauford Delaney, Herbert Gentry, Sam Gillian, David Hammons, Richard Hunt, Bill Hutson, Rashid Johnson, Phyllis Diane Jones, Artis Lane, Jacob Lawrence, Norman Lewis, Alvin Loving, Richard Mayhew, Charles McGee, Allie McGhee, Tyrone Mitchell, Vincente Pimentel, Howardena Pindell, Betty Saar, Raymond Saunders, John Scott, Charles Searles, Vincent Smith, Bob Thompson, Jack Whitten, Bernard Williams, William T. Williams.

Selected Bibliography
  • "Oakland University Exhibit Highlights the Fragile and Fading Beauty of Flowers," by Sarah Sharp, culturesource.org, January 26, 2017.
  • "Laurie Tennent@Oakland University Art Gallery," by Ron Scott, detroitartsreview.com, January 11, 2017.
  • "Thomas Berding@the Oakland university Art Gallery," by Ron Scott, detroitartsreview.com, October 29, 2017.
  • “Carlos Rolón/Dzine, Commonwealth at Oakland University Art Gallery,” by Renee Taylor, black, April 3, 2016.
  • “Artist of the world Dzine comes to Oakland University,” by Zach Micklea, Oakland Press, March 28, 2016.
  • “Carlos Rolón/Dzine @ OUAG,” by Ron Scott, com, January 27, 2016.
  •  “Forceful Still Lifes,” by Michael Hodges, The Detroit News, March 3, 2015.
  • “Of Earth and Air,” by Michel Hodges, The Detroit News, January 8, 2015.
  • “The Four Horsemen of Detroit,” by Lynn Crawford, hyperallergic.com, October 20, 2012
  • “Bright Show Sure Cure,” by Michael Hodges, The Detroit News, January 19, 2012
  • “06-09-11, Last week – NYC, Live from Detroit” C-Monster.net, June 6, 2011
  • “Contemporary Painting at Oakland University Gallery,” by Ron Scott, arthopper.org, January 18, 2011
  • “Art Motors On,” by Linda Yablonsky, W Magazine, November 2011
  • “Images Jiggle Lens on Reality,” by Michael Hodges, The Detroit News, February 17, 2011
  • “An Intimate Journey: The Art of the Artist’s Book,” by Gabrielle Pescador, ArtSlant.com, January 20, 2010
  • “Book Art is a Treat for the Eyes at Oakland University Gallery,” by Mike Hodges, The Detroit News, January 14, 2010
  • “Chido Johnson,” by Kathy Zarur, Sculpture Magazine, Vol. 28, No. 6, July/August 2009
  • “(Recent) Art History: N’Namdi Shares His Collection with Oakland University,” by Michael Hodges, The Detroit News, October 9, 2008
  • “James Stephens at the Oakland University Art Gallery,” by Vince Carducci Art in America, April 2008