Gary Goldberg is a professor of Art at Midwestern State University, where he has taught for 35 years. He has served the University as Interim Chair of the Juanita & Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts and is currently Director of the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery. He received a MFA from the University of Nebraska. Professor Goldberg has been awarded a grant from the Rotary Foundation international exchange program, through which he traveled to India. He has also been the recipient of an Emerging Artist Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. During his years at MSU, Professor Goldberg has earned 15 university research grants and one developmental leave. Goldberg’s photographs have been included in over one hundred exhibitions and publications throughout his career.
Professor Goldberg’s photographs have been published in numerous magazines, including Texas Monthly, Harpers & Queen, American Profile, Photo Review, Forum Information, Exposure, and Photo/Design. His photo credits in books include The Family of Women, Exploring Color Photography, Photographic Possibilities, Light and Lens: Photography in the Digital Age, Creative Photography: Camera and Darkroom Manual, Midwestern State University in Photographs, and Bonfire of Roadmaps (a cover photo). One-person exhibitions mounted by Professor Goldberg have been shown at the Erin Cluley Gallery, Dallas, Irving (Texas) Art Center; the Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock; the Grace Museum in Abilene; the Ellen Noel Art Museum in Odessa; the Southern Light Gallery at Amarillo College; the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; the University of New Orleans; the Morgan Art Gallery in Kansas City; Austin College, Sherman Texas, and the Northlight Gallery at Arizona State University. He has been included in numerous group exhibitions including , The 3rd Crosscurrent, and the Lawndale Annex in Houston. During the summer of 2014 he completed an Artist-in-residence at Obracdobra, in Oaxaca, Mexico. Public collections in which Professor Goldberg’s photographs appear include the
, the Colorado Collection at the University of Colorado in Boulder, and the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery in Lincoln,
Nebraska and the Fred Jones Museum at the University of Oklahoma.Celebrities whom Professor Goldberg has photographed include President Bill Clinton, Larry McMurtry, Jeff Bridges, Cybil Sheppard, Troy Aikman, Willie Nelson, and Kinky Friedman.