Jane Goldman

ane Goldman was born in Dallas, Texas in 1951 and received her B.A. degree from Smith College and M.F.A. from the University of Wisconsin. She is co-director of Mixit Print Studio, in Somerville, Massachusetts, where she lives. She has taught at Massachusetts College of Art, the University of California at Los Angeles, Rice University in Houston, and the University of Hartford. She has been a visiting artist at many institutions, including Harvard University, the University of Wisconsin, Smith College, Wellesley College, and the University of Dallas.

Goldman is a painter, printmaker, and public artist. She has designed three public art installations for the Massachusetts Port Authority at Logan Airport: Atlantic Journey, (a 35,000 sq. ft terrazzo floor), 1999; The Abyss, (a 27,000 sq. ft. terrazzo floor), in 2002; and Ocean Creatures in 2005. She has also designed in terrazzo for the Kennedy Plaza Transit Center in Providence, RI, 2002; and a sidewalk installation for the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2001. Her most recent installation is Mariposas y una Serpiente, a ceramic tile mosaic floor for the Aeroporto de Punta Islita, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, 2005, which was commissioned by the Open Air Contemporary Art Museum.

Since 1975, Goldman’s work has been exhibited widely in the United States and abroad. She has received grants from the Massachusetts Council on the Arts, MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She has also received residency fellowships from the Ballinglen Arts Foundation in Ireland, the Oberpfalzer Kunstlerhaus in Germany, and the Cite des Arts in Paris. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris, the Brooklyn Museum, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Fogg Art Museum, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Library of Congress and many other public and private collections.

A nationally recognized printmaker, Goldman has made prints at the invitation of Tandem Press at the University of Wisconsin, the Graphics Workshop at Smith College, the University of Hartford, the University of Dallas, Peregrine Press in Dallas, Stewart & Stewart Publishers in Bloomfield Hills, MI, and Littleton Press in North Carolina. She has collaborated on an artist’s book with Dieu Donne Paper in New York City, designed book jackets for Godine Publishers in Boston, and collaborated with the Boston Public Library on Proof in Print: A Community of Printmakers, 2001.

Goldman is the Chair (2003-present) of the Saint Botolph Club Foundation, a non-profit organization that gives grants to emerging artists; and to distinguished artists who have made a significant contribution to the arts.