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Stephen H. Goddard

Associate Director, Senior Curator
Spencer Museum of Art
Primary office:
785-864-4713
303 Spencer Museum of Art


Stephen Goddard has dedicated much of his career to the study of printed art. In his role as curator in the Spencer Museum of Art he has organized over forty exhibitions and offered many courses on the history of printmaking. He was, for four years, president of the Print Council of America. Many of Goddard's recent projects have involved partnerships with colleagues in the sciences. His recent exhibitions, Trees and Other Ramification: Branches in Art and Culture; A Greenland Glacier: The Scale of Climate Change,Cryptograph: An Exhibition for Alan Turing; and 39 Trails: Research in the Peruvian Amazon, are leading to a larger project connecting the arts and the biosciences.
 
Education:
1983 -- Ph.D. The University of Iowa (Dissertation: The Master of Frankfurt and his Shop)
1978 -- M.A. The University of Iowa (Art History)
1973 -- B.A. Grinnell College

Teaching Experience:
1995-present, Professor, University of Kansas
1990-94 Associate Professor, University of Kansas
1984-89 Assistant Professor, University of Kansas
1983 Lecturer, Boston University, Brussels Campuis

Museum Experience:
1995-present, Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings, Spencer Museum of Art
1984-94 Curator of Prints and Drawings, Spencer Museum of Art
1983-84 Museum Intern (postdoctoral fellow), Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, Yale University Art Gallery.
1974-75 Museum Assistant, The University of Iowa Museum of Art

Major Grants, Awards and Distinctions
2012 -- KU Strategic Initiative Grant: Initiative for the Arts in Collaborative Research (co-PI)
2011 -- Kress Foundation grant in support of the Print Council of America online bibliographic resource Index to Print Catalogues Raisonné (co-PI).
2009 -- Wolfsonian-FIU Fellowship, for exhibition research on Machine in a Void: the First World War and the Dawn of the Machine Age.
2001 -- Excellence in Teaching Award from the K.U. Center for Teaching Excellence
1997 -- Elected President of Print Council of America (served through 2001)
1994 -- Ministerie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap, funding for international transportation and insurance for An Eye on Flanders: the Graphic Art of Jules De Bruycker
1991 -- NEH, Les XX and the Belgian Avant-garde: Prints, Drawings, and Books, c. 1890
1991 -- NEA, Les XX and the Belgian Avant-garde: Prints, Drawings, and Books, c. 1890
1989 -- NEH, planning grant, The Graphic Art of Les XX and the Belgian Avant-garde, 1880-1900
1987 -- NEA The World in Miniature, Engravings by the German Little Masters, 1500-1550
1983 -- Yale University Art Gallery Post-Doc internship (National Museum Act)
1981 -- Belgian American Educational Foundation Fellowship, doctoral research in Belgium

Selected Publications:

"Pieter Dupont's Engraved Portrait of Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen," in Jane Block and Claude Sorgeloos, eds., Mélanges Adrienne Fontainas. New York, Peter Lang Publishing: 271-79. [in press] 

Trees and other Ramifications: Branches in Nature and Culture. Lawrence, Kansas: Spencer Museum of Art, 2010. 170 pp. 
http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/1246569

"Modular Prints – A Special Case of the Assembled Woodcut in the 15th- and 16th- Centuries." In: Grand Scale: Monumental Prints in the Age of Dürer and Titian. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008. 87-98.

"Assumed knowledge. The use of prints in early sixteenth-century Antwerp workshops." Jaarboek Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen(2004/2005): 123-40.

"A Printable Box by H.C. Westermann." In: Dear Print Fan: A Festschrift for Marjorie B. Cohn. Cambridge, Massachusetts: 2002.133-38.

"Hendrick Goltzius Working Around Tetrode." In: Goltzius and the Third Dimension. Williamstown, Massachusetts: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2002. 3-46.

Remembering the Family Farm: 150 years of American Prints. Lawrence, Kansas: Spencer Museum of Art, 2001. 94 pp.

Ubu's Almanac: Alfred Jarry and the Graphic Arts. Lawrence, Kansas: Spencer Museum of Art, 1998. 49 pp.

Les XX and the Belgian Avant-Garde: Prints, Drawings, and Books, ca. 1890. Lawrence, Kansas: Spencer Museum of Art, 1993. 400 pp.

"Probationes Pennae, Some Sixteenth-century Doodles on the Theme of Folly Attributed to the Antwerp Humanist Pieter Gillis and His Colleagues." The Renaissance Quarterly 41 no. 2 (summer 1988): 242-67.

The World in Miniature: Engravings by the German Little Masters, 1500-1550. Lawrence, Kansas: Spencer Museum of Art, 1988. 240 pp.

The Master of Frankfurt and his Shop. Verhandelingen van de Koninklijke Academie voor Wetenschappen, Letteren en Schone Kunsten van Belgie, Klasse der Schone Kunsten, Jaargang 46, 1984, Nr. 38. Brussels: Royal Academy, 1986. 235 pp. 

"Brocade Patterns in the Shop of the Master of Frankfurt, an Accessory to Stylistic Analysis." The Art Bulletin 67 no. 3 (September 1985): 401-417.


Selected Exhibitions Curated:
2012 -- Cryptograph: An Exhibition for Alan Turing (with BI and ITTC) 
39 Trails: Research in the Peruvian Amazon (with BI)

2011 -- NetWorks: Art and Artists from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection at the Spencer Museum of Art

2010 -- a Petrovsky flux (Second Life exhibition by blotto Epsilon and Cutea Benelli)
Machine in a Void: World War I & the Graphic Arts

2009 -- A Greenland Glacier: The Scale of Climate Change / Photographs by Terry Evans
Trees and other Ramifications: Branches in Nature & Culture (travelled to Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University). 

2007 -- Book from the Sky to Book from the Ground: Xu Bing's Book Works 

2006 -- Views of Vietnam
Cabinets of Curiosity (with interns Joseph Keehn and Medeline Rislow) 

2005 -- Embodiment (with Gitti Salami, Kate Meyer & interns Madeleine Rislow, Brett Knapp & Allison Miller)
Brion Gysin: A Selection of Books and Works on Paper

2004 -- Conflicting Memories (with Saralyn Hardy, Salina Art Center)

2002 -- Printed Art and Social Radicalism

Goltzius & the Third Dimension (co-curated with Jim Ganz, the Sterling & Clark Art Institute)

2001 -- Sum of the Parts: Recent Works on Paper
Alberto Vargas and the Esquire Pinup (with Maria Buszek)
Remembering the Family Farm: 150 Years of American Prints (traveled to the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, University of Iowa Museum of Art, The Crocker Museum of Art, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, and the Museum of Nebraska Art)

1999 -- Dürer's Echo: Five Centuries of Influence

1997 -- Ubu's Almanac: Alfred Jarry and the Graphic Arts

1996 -- An Eye on Flanders: The Graphic Art of Jules De Bruycker

1993 -- Les XX and the Belgian Avant-Garde: Prints, Drawings, and Books ca. 1890(traveled to the Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Ghent; the Cleveland Museum of Art; and the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass.)

1993 -- Rural America: Prints from the Collection of Steven Schmidt (co-curated with museum intern Bill North)

1989 -- H.C. Westermann: Sculpture and Graphics

1988 -- The World in Miniature: Engravings by the German Little Masters, 1500- 1550(traveled to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Yale University Art Gallery, and the Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, UCLA)

Views From Sunflower Terrace: Celebrations in Honor of Marsha Haufler, Oct. 10-22

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