Dewitt Wallace Professor of Art

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


Ruthann Godollei is the DeWitt Wallace Professor of Art and 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. Recipient of a Fulbright Canada Research Chair at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, she will be on sabbatical 2018-19.

BFA: Indiana University
MFA: University of Minnesota