Laine Godsey




Academic Qualifications

2011-13                 Masters of Fine Arts; The University of Pennsylvania, Interdisciplinary                               Sculpture and Combined Media, Certificate in New and Time-Based Media

2010                      Bachelors of Fine Arts:  Studio Arts, Minor in Art History,                                           University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma

2006                      SACI, Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy


Awards and Honors

2013                        The Lawrence Shprintz MFA Award; awarded to a graduating                                         PennDesign MFA student for outstanding performance in any medium

2013                        ISC Student Award for Exellence in Sculpture Candidate,                                              nominated by Terry Adkins

2012                        Susan Cromwell Coslett Traveling Fellowship, PennDesign,                                           University of Pennsylvania- Travel to Turkey

2012                        Elected PennDesign Graduate Council, Fine Arts Representative                                     2012-2013

2011                        Departmental Grant, PennDesign Fine Arts, University of                                               Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2011                        Best of Show, New Years Resolution, CIAO Gallery, Jackson, WY

2010                        Best of Show, Oklahoma Art Guild National Juried Exhibition,                                     Oklahoma Friendly, IAO Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK, Juror:  Mitch Lyons

2010                        Dr. Bob Palmer Scholarship for the Fine Arts Recipient

2010                        The University of Central Oklahoma Department of Fine Arts                                        Tuition Wavier Scholarship

2010                        President of the UCO Student Art Association


Select Exhibitions

Lincoln University Faculty Exhibition, WARE Center, Lincoln Univeristy, PA 2017

Brick Moon, Fjord Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2016

What are You Watching, Stairwell Gallery, Penn State Altoona,PA,2015

We Live in Outer Space, Group Show, Curated by Sandra Dillon, Easton, PA, 2015

Creaturely, Gallery 241,Wynnewood, PA2014

Womens Caucaus on Arts, Exhibition in Print, Identity, 2014

PennDesign Thesis Exhibition, Berlin Germany and online at,2013

Moby Dick, Figures of Thought Group Exhibition, Charles Addams Gallery,

Philadelphia, PA, 2013

Conditioned Reflex: Laine Godsey, Scout Segotta and Scotty Menesini, 3 person exhibition, The Physical Lab, Morgan Building, Philadelphia, PA, 2012

I Dont QUESTION (The Things You Do Anymore), MFA 2nd Year Group Exhibition, Charles

Addams Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2012

SAFEWORD, PennDesign MFA Group Exhibition, Meyerson Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2012

Reveal: PennDesign Year End Show 2012, Meyerson Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2012

SICA International Group Exhibition, LongBranch, NJ, Juror: Ken Tyberski, 2011

Oklahoma Art Guild Exhibition, Oklahoma Friendly, IAO Gallery, OklahomaCity, OK, 2011

Momentum, Old Farmers Market Warehouse,Oklahoma City, OK

New Years Resolution, CIAO Gallery, Jackson Hole, WY, 2011

Works of Progress Group Exhibition, Edmond Fine Arts Institute, Edmond, OK, 2011

Capstone, IAO Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK, 2010

ReflectionsRemembered Group Exhibition, International Photography Hall of Fame, Satellite Galleries Science Museum Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK 2010

Mixed Media Collage Group Exhibition,Oklahoma Watermedia Association, OCCC Art Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK, Juror: Kate Rivers, 2010

MOREcolor, Juried and Invitational Exhibition, Dennis R. Neil Equality Center Gallery, Tulsa,

OK, 2010

OklahomaArt Guild,IAO Gallery, OklahomaCity, OK, Juror: Mitch Lyons, 2010 Best of Show

Momentum: The Goodwill Warehouse Space,Oklahoma City, OK, 2010


Select Professional Experience and Affiliations


2018-present       Arts Programming Curator, City of Lakewood, Heritage, Culture & the                              Arts, Lakewood, CO


2015-2017          Arts and Community Engagement Coordinator, Center for Creative                                Works, Wynnewood, PA


2015-2017          Adjunct Professor, Lincoln University, Visual and Performing Arts,                              Lincoln University, PA 

2013                   Instructor Ceramics and Sculpture, Center for Creative Works                                     Philadelphia

2013                   Teaching Assistant; Graduate Drawing Seminar

2012                   Teaching Assistant, (Fall) University of Pennsylvania, 3-D Design

                          Teaching Assistant, (Spring) University of Pennsylvania, Intro to                                      Photography (Analog) and Digital Photography

2011                   Teaching Assistant, (Fall) University of Pennsylvania, Installations and                              Exhibitions

                          Guest Lecturer on Special Sculptural Topics:  Light in Sculpture,                                University of Central Oklahoma Sculpture Dept. Edmond, OK

2010                   President of the UCO Student Art Association

                           Feminist Art Project, Oklahoma Chapter Member

2008-2011          Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition Member

                          Individual Artists of Oklahoma Member

2006-2008          Gallery Designer, Mathis Brothers Furniture, Oklahoma City, OK



2012                        34th St. Magazine..

2011                        “SICA’s 8th Annual Juried Exhibition”, 629 Gallery, September 24, 2011

2010                        “Exhibition shows best among 600 entries”, Art Review “Oklahoma Friendly”, The Oklahoman, by John Brandenburg

2010                        “2010 MOREcolor Exhibition to benefit Oklahomans for Equality” Vol. 7 The Metro Star, June 1, 2010, pg. 8

2010                        “OCCC Art Gallery Exhibits Oklahoma Watermedia Association Art Showcase”  The Pioneer, July 6, 2010, pg. 6