Georgia Jones Godwin
60 S Georgia Avenue Mobile, Alabama 36604 251•214•2877
2014 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA MFA Studio Art, Ceramics
2010 University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL Magna cum Laude BFA Painting and Ceramics
1978,1990-91 Kilgore College, Kilgore, Texas
Teaching & Professional Experience
2011-14 Graduate Teaching Assistantship—Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Teacher of Record: Introduction to Ceramics: Hand building and Introduction to 2-Dimensional Design
Graduate Teaching Assistant: Introduction to Ceramics: Wheel throwing Intermediate Ceramics: Figurative Hand building, and Intermediate Ceramics: Installation
2012 Louisiana School for the Deaf-Art Camp Instructor Art Instruction for children ages 6-14.
1997-2000 Discovery Science Place, Tyler, Texas Art Instruction for 3-8th grade students.
1994-2000 Lindale, Texas Private Art Instruction for children and adults
Volunteer Art Teacher, Lindale, TX ISD Instructor 4th and 5th grade Art
1990-1996 Volunteer Art Coordinator, Longview, TX ISD Created and Taught Art classes for K-5 students
1990-Present Georgia Jones Godwin Artist, Mobile, Alabama Self employed freelance graphic artist, ceramist, painter, and seamstress
*Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Demonstrations, Comic Cons, Sales of small sculpture and mixed media art.
Design logos, brochures, corporate branding, video editing, ad production, and book illustration.
Commissioned ceramic funerary urns, portraiture in clay or oil painting.
Alterations, custom sewing and costume construction
Interior Design for Vacation Condominiums
Proficient using both Macintosh and PC computers, all Adobe Creative software, Premier video editing, QuarkXPress, Sketch up and Poser 3D software.
2017-Present Bayside Academy, Daphne, Alabama, Substitute Teacher
2003-4 Sullivan-St. Clair Advertising Agency, Mobile, Alabama Graphic Designer/Ad Production Specialist
Create logos, brochures and advertising for several West Coast newspapers and billboards.
1999-2002 Tyler Morning Telegraph/Courier Times. Tyler, Texas Ad production Specialist/graphic designer
Create digital full-page advertisements for The Tyler Morning Telegraph newspaper. Create logos, various digital art elements and photo correction for daily news articles and ads.
1998 to 1999 The Forum, Tyler, Texas, Antiques Mall Store Manager, Director of in-house publishing,
mago emento BFA Ceramics Exhibition, Space 301 Library, Mobile, AL
2019 About Face: Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture, Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, Montgomery, Alabama
2016 Life Leaves a Mark— Marilyn Foley Art Gallery, University of Mobile, Mobile, AL
2015 Sculptors Invitational Exhibit— Evelyn Burrow Museum, Wallace State Community College, Hanceville, AL
2015 Face It—Invitational Exhibition, Eichold Gallery, Springhill College, Mobile, Alabama
Fare Thee Well: Solo Exhibition of Recent MFA Works by Georgia Jones Godwin—Solo Exhibition, Alabama School of Mathematics and Science, Mobile, Alabama
2014 Fare Thee Well—MFA Thesis Exhibition, Alfred C. Glassell Jr. Exhibition Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA
2013 1 x 4: ANALOGY, University of South Alabama Visual Arts Gallery, Alabama School of Math and Science Gallery, Mobile, AL
The Greatest Graduate Student Art Exhibition in the History of the Universe... Ever, Ever! Graduate Show, LSU Foster Hall Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA
2013 Shared Expressions, Exhibition by The Bay Area Partners, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
2012 White Light Night Art, Tipton Associates APAC, Invitational Art Exhibition, Baton Rouge, LA
2012 Icons and Stories: Selected Works by Georgia Jones Godwin – Solo Exhibition, Alabama School of Mathematics and Science, Mobile, AL
Southern Icons BFA Painting Exhibition, Paper Wasp Gallery, Mobile, AL
South Alabama Survey of Artists Exhibition (S.A.L.S.A) Juried Show, Space 301/
Centre for the Living Arts, Mobile, Alabama,
Mobile Arts Council, Silent Auction for Mobile Baykeeper, "The Green
Room" Mobile Arts Council, Mobile, AL
2009 Rhythms, Generation and Re-Generation, Teacher/Student Clay Show 25th Alabama Clay Conference, Troy University Gallery of Art, Troy Alabama
2009 A Woman's Touch: Figurative Sculptures Center for the Living Arts’ Off Centre Gallery, Mobile, AL
2009 USA 3-D Debut Exhibition. Center for the Living Arts’ Off Centre Gallery. Mobile, AL
2008 24th Alabama Clay Conference Attendees Clay Show, Von Braun Center, Huntsville, AL
2008 The People’s Art Exhibit, Winner of “Press Register/CLA Award” Space 301, Mobile, AL
2008 USA Student Art Exhibition. University of South Alabama Visual Arts Gallery, Mobile, AL
2008 Take Five Mobile Arts Council, Mobile, Alabama, 2008 First Place Award Winner
2008 23rd Alabama Clay Conference Invitational Exhibition. Woods Hall Art Student Gallery, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Teacher/Student Clay Show Award Winner, University of South Alabama, Townhouse Gallery,
2006 Lost and Found Gulf Art Space, Fairhope, Alabama
2005 Ben Shamback and Students, Chesser Gallery, Mobile, Alabama
“500 Figures in Clay: Volume II” Lark Publications.
“Ceramic Sculpture: Making Faces: A Guide to Modeling the Head and Face
with Clay.” Lark Publications.
“Direct Art Magazine” Volume 18. Slowart Publishing.
2008 “Legend of Crow Baby” Ronnie Blackwell, Illustrated by Georgia
Godwin. Lulu Publishing.
2011-2014 Ceramic Art Student Association Louisiana State University. Advertising/Media
2005-2010 Object: Ceramic Art Association. University of South Alabama. President 08-10
PUBLISHED REVIEWS "Georgia Godwin exhibit explores 'Southern Icons', Mobile Press Register, Sunday, May 09, 2010. “Art of the Masses”, Mobile Press Register, Mobile, Alabama, July 6, 2008. “ Big Show for Everybody: The People’s Art Exhibit”, Lagniappe, July 15, 2008
Past GALLERY AFFILIATIONS The Blind Mule, Mobile, Alabama , Chesser Gallery, Mobile, Alabama , The Paper Wasp, Mobile, Alabama
RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE Graphic designer, Georgia Jones Godwin Artist/NeoGeo Graphix, Mobile, Alabama, 1997 to 2010 Graphic designer, video editor, BAS Productions, Mobile, Alabama, 2004-5 Graphic designer, Sullivan St.-Clair Advertising, Mobile, Alabama, 2003 Ad production specialist, graphic designer, Tyler Morning Telegraph/Courier Times, Tyler, Texas, 2000 to 2002 Store Manager, Director of in-house publishing, The Forum, Tyler, Texas, 1998 to 2000 Art instructor, The Discovery Science Place, Tyler, Texas, 1996 to 1997 Private art instructor, NeoGeo Arts, 1990 to 1997 Designer/seamstress, custom drapery manufacturing, interior design, NeoGeo Enterprises,1986 to 2001
LEADERSHIP/ORGANIZATIONS Object: Association for Three Dimensional Artists, University of South Alabama, President 2007, 2008, 2009, member 2006 to 2010, USA Student Art Association. Vice-president 2008, member 2005 to 2008 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 2008 – 2010 Alpha Chi National College Honor Society, 2007 to 2010 Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society, 2006 to 2010
Golden Key International Honor Society, 2006 to 2010
COMMUNITY SERVICE Longview Public Schools Boy Scouts of America