Sidney Goodman has been painting figuratively for more than forty years. His home is in Philadelphia, where he studied at the Philadelphia College of Art and teaches at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. His work has been the subject of major museum shows, including a 1996 exhibition, “Sidney Goodman: Paintings and Drawings,” at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and has been exhibited widely throughout the United States.
In New York, he has had twenty-five solo shows at the Terry Dintenfass Gallery, and has shown more recently at Salander-O’ Reilly Gallery and at ACA Gallery. Among the museums that have collected his work are the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and the National Portrait Gallery.