Bruce Goddard was born in Washington, D.C. in 1947 and grew up as a “service brat” in the East, Midwest, and South. In 1969 he graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in psychology, after which he lived in the San Francisco Bay Area and took photography glasses at the San Francisco Art Institute. Later, he moved to Los Angeles her he worked in pharmaceutical research, then moved to NYC, working in regulatory affairs for a French pharmaceutical company. From 1986-1988, he studied painting and life drawing with expressionist painter Peter Cox at the NY Academy of Art in 1986−1988. After moving to Westchester County in 1988, he continued to paint independently from his home studio in Somers. In 2008 Bruce and his wife, Amy. moved to Delaware County where he became interested in metal sculpture and took welding classes at BOCES. A few years later, he picked up painting once again, and now spends every Wednesday painting with egg tempera painter Jane Carr at her studio in Treadwell. He paints in acrylic on gesso board.
Bruce Goddard will display his paintings at Jane Carr’s Studio, venue #2.