Dewitt Wallace Professor of Art

Art Building, Studio 212
Telephone: 651-696-6229


Ruthann Godollei, DeWitt Wallace Professor of Art, is the Chair of the Art Department and is a former Dean of the Fine Arts Division. She has exhibited internationally, incorporating political and social commentary in her prints. Her work is in collections such as the National Museum of Art, Poznañ, Poland, the Royal Museum of Fine Art, Antwerp, Belgium, Rutgers University, Syracuse University, the National University Library in Rijek, Croatia, KUMU National Art Museum of Estonia, the State Museum & Art Gallery, Penang, Malaysia, the Centre for Fine Print Research, Bristol, UK, the Frederick R. Weisman Museum at the University of Minnesota, the Minnesota Museum of American Art and many more. She teaches Printmaking (intaglio, relief, lithography, screenprint, handset type, digital/photo prints), Printmaking II and the Senior Studio Art Seminar. She has taught Dissent,  2-Dimensional Design, Women in Art (cross-listed with Women's and Gender Studies), Political Art (cross-listed with Political Science) Images in Consumer Society (cross-listed with Sociology), and Performance and Installation Art. She is the author of a book on DIY printmaking from Voyageurs Press 2013, How to Print Your Own... and co-author with Eric Dregni, of "Road Show: Art Cars & the Museum of the Streets," from Speck Press.

BFA: Indiana University 
MFA: University of Minnesota