Susan Goldman

Susan J. Goldman is an artist, master printmaker, filmmaker, and curator. She was born and
raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. Goldman attended Walnut Hills High School, a nationally recognized
public college preparatory high school, where she first developed a serious interest in the visual
arts. Goldman received her Bachelor of Fine Arts, in Printmaking & Mixed Media from Indiana
University-Bloomington in 1981, where she studied with an internationally recognized print and
painting faculty: Rudy Pozzatti, Marvin Lowe, Wendy Calman, Robert Barnes, James McGarrell.
She received her Master of Fine Arts from Arizona State University-Tempe in 1984, where she
studied with esteemed print and painting faculty Rip Woods, John Risseeuw, Daniel Britton,
Wayne Kimball, Joseph Segura and Leonard Lehrer. While in Arizona, Goldman was studio
assistant for American artists Beth Ames Swartz and Fritz Scholder. Since completion of
graduate school, Goldman has always had a working studio, and other artists have always
sought her out to either train them or assist them to produce their work. After moving to
Washington in 1990, Goldman taught printmaking at the Corcoran College of Art and Design,
MICA, Georgetown University, while simultaneously working for ten years as a Master Printer
and Program Director at Pyramid Atlantic. From 2000-2012 was Adjunct Professor and Master
Printer for Navigation Press at George Mason University-Fairfax.
Susan began Lily Press®, LLC as a private studio in 2006. Her first publishing project was with
Elizabeth Catlett. Her collaborative print projects have included artists: Jo Baer, Enrique
Chagoya, Sam Gilliam, Keiko Hara, EJ Montgomery, Rudy Pozzatti, Eve Stockton, Preston
Sampson, Renee Stout, William Wiley and more. Goldman has always sustained a full- time
vibrant studio practice, while exhibiting her own work nationally and internationally. Her prints
are in private and public collections worldwide. Selected collections include: Abu Dhabi Nations
Towers St. Regis, United Arab Emirates; Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH; Assilah Cultural
Foundation, Assilah, Morocco; Capital One Hall, Tysons Corner, VA; Cincinnati Art Museum,
Cincinnati, OH; Georgetown University, Washington, DC; Hilton Worldwide, Headquarters,
McLean, VA; INOVA Cancer Center, Fairfax, VA; University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City,
IA; International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC; KPMGLLP, Washington, DC; Kyoto City
Museum of Arts, Kyoto, Japan; Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Rutgers Archives for

Brodsky Printmaking Studios at the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ;
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ; Smithsonian American Art Museum,
Washington, DC; Turner Print Museum, California State University Chico.
Goldman also is Founding Director of Printmaking Legacy Project ®, a non-profit dedicated to
the documentation, preservation and conservation of printmaking practice and history. She has
made a series of short documentaries entitled PORTFOLIOS featuring artists: Barbara Kerne;
EJ Montgomery; Frances Myers; Richard Peterson. Currently production is underway for
documentaries about the history of printmaking Washington, D.C.’s Black community, from the
late 1960’s to present of, featuring Percy B. Martin and Michael B. Platt. Goldman received a
National Endowment for the Arts Grant 2011-12, as producer and director of Midwest Matrix ®,
an hour-long documentary videotape DVD on the fine art printmaking tradition of the American
With Lily Press LLC®, Goldman as Founding Artistic Director, has created a studio where
printmaking can continue to survive, as well as thrive, and has provided a place of community
for artists. In doing so, Goldman has established herself as a valuable player in the future of the

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