School of the Museum of Fine Arts | SMFA
University of California Berkeley
Rosemary Goodell was born in California and attended the Museum of Fine Arts School in Boston, UCLA and received a Bachelor of Arts in Art and Master of Fine Arts in Painting from the University of California, Berkeley. In 2003, she was awarded a visual artist fellowship from the Louisiana Division of the Arts. Her paintings have been in multiple national and local shows and have graced the covers of Country Roads, Merci and the Boston Museum School magazines as well as being pictured and reviewed in Orleans, The Advocate, Times Picayune and School Arts. Her work is included in both private and public collections. Goodell completed a painting fellowship at Skidmore College in 1996 and received a Fulbright Memorial Fund Fellowship to study and travel in Japan in 1998. In 2001 and 2008 she was resident in painting at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT.
Stages of Creation explores creation and all it manifestations. Utilizing her signature bold abstract style, this body of work highlights the questions that have intrigued man since the dawn of time. How were the universe and the Earth created? What lies behind the complexity of life on Earth? Whether inspired by the book of Genesis, geological formations or even personal mythology, Goodell’s works are sure to arouse more questions within their viewers.