(1923 - 2004)
Frank A. Goodnow was active/lived in New York, Illinois. Frank Goodnow is known for abstract painting, teaching.
Frank A. Goodnow was born in Evanston, Illinois. He served with the
U.S. Army during WWII. He attended Northwestern University and
graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago with a bachelor's degree in
fine arts in 1948.
Goodnow was awarded a fellowship to study abroad in France where he
turned his attention to abstract painting in Ecole des Beaux - Arts in
Paris. He came to Syracuse University in 1950 to teach painting,
drawing, watercolor, and the study of color. He also instructed several
summer semesters for SU in London and Florence. Goodnow's painting have
appeared in galleries throughout the nation including: The Zenith
Gallery of Washington, D.C., Art Institute of Chicago, and the Library
He had works in the permanent collections of the Philadelphia Museum of
Art, Everson Museum of Art, and New York State University.
listed in the Who's Who in American Art
and The New York Art
. He retired from S.U. in 1988 after a 38 year tenure.
Goodnow died on October 1, 2004 at the age of 80.
Syracuse University Archives, which holds the estate archives of the artist
Courtesy, Andrew Siwkowski