Faculty Member Named to Guild Board of Directors

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Herb Goodman, professor and chair of the Department of Art and Design at Eastern Kentucky University, has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen.

Goodman is the recipient of the Louisiana Division of the Arts Fellowship in Design Arts, a member of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Pi, and a recipient of the Wolfson Fellowship.

He was project director/curator of the exhibit, "Interwoven: Rural Traditions, Modern Ties. Baskets from Appalachia and the Andes,” an international celebration of weaving by invitation of the Embajada de los Estados Unidos Quito, Ecuador, Kentucky/Ecuador Partners, U.S. Department of State, Kentucky Arts Council and the Lexington Library.

Goodman was selected to be included among the LexArts HorseMania artists who painted, wove and embellished the life-sized fiberglass horses for outdoor display on the streets of Lexington.

In 2011, he went to Hokuto City, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, as the arts delegate for the Madison County International Committee, part of the American Committee for the Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project (KEEP).

His design experience has included international and national clients such as United States Department of Defense, Henkle Schuler Development Company, Sunoco Products, Hepar Pharmaceuticals International (Zurich), Escher-Weiss Manufacturing (Basel), Citizens Bank and Trust, InterBio Microbe Masters Inc., Miller Brewing/Robinson Development and United Way Inc.

Goodman, who joined the EKU faculty in 2004, earned a bachelor’s degree from Ohio University and his graduate degree from the University of Cincinnati.

The Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen, founded in 1961, is Kentucky's oldest statewide visual art and craft organization.

Published on February 04, 2015

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