Goff, Lloyd Lózes (1917-1983).

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Lloyd Lozes Goff, artist, was born in Dallas, Texas, March 29, 1917. He studied art at the Art Student League and at the University of New Mexico. His works have been exhibited at various institutions, national museums, and federal buildings. Goff was a Works Progress Administration artist and did easel paintings under the Public Works Art Project in 1934. He was associate professor of art, painting, and drawing at the University of New Mexico from 1944-1947. He is primarily known for his art, but he is also recognized as an author and illustrator.

From the description of Papers, 1938-1972. (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 39684593

Lloyd Lozes Goff, artist, was born in Dallas, Texas, March 29, 1917. He studied art at the Art Student League and at the University of New Mexico. His works have been exhibited at the Carnegie Institute, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the National Academy of Design, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of New Mexico, and the Dallas Fine Arts Museum. His works are also on display at the Federal Buildings in Cooper, Texas and Hollis, Oklahoma, as well as the U.S. Treasury, New York City, and the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa, Canada. Goff was a Works Progress Administration artist and did easel paintings under the Public Works Art Project in 1934. He was associate professor of art, painting, and drawing at the University of New Mexico from 1944-1947.

Lloyd Goff is primarily known for his art, but he is also recognized as an author and illustrator. His works in this regard include: Run Sandpiper Run, Fly Redwing Fly, and The Black Racer (children's books), New Mexico Village Arts, and Kenneth M. Adams.

From the guide to the Lloyd Lozes Goff Papers, 1938-1972, (University of New Mexico. Center for Southwest Research.)

Lloyd Lózes Goff (1917- 1983) was an American muralist, graphic artist, author and illustrator of children's books. Born in Dallas, Texas, Goff studied at the Art Students League in New York and the University of New Mexico, where he later was Assistant Professor of Art (1943-1945).

Goff spent most of his career in the American Southwest, dividing his time between his home and studio in Albuquerque, New Mexico and a second studio in New York City, and much of his subject matter relates to the American west. He traveled extensively throughout the southwestern United States and Mexico, painting subjects from the Yucatan to Chihuahua, and his interest in hot-air ballooning produced two exhibitions of balloon subjects in the United States. He was a member of the Art Students League and the "Dallas Nine," and like many of his contemporaries participated in the WPA/Federal Arts Project in the 1930s.

In addition to his art and teaching work, Goff wrote or illustrated several books for children: Run, Sandpiper, Run (Goff, 1958), Fly Redwing Fly (Goff, 1959), That Girl of Pierre's (Davis, 1948), The Black Racer (MacKinnon, 1958). He also provided illustrations for several art books including Sun in Your Eyes: A New Light on The Southwest (Oren, 1948) and New Mexico Village Arts (Dickey, 1970).

Exhibits of Goff's work have appeared at the Art Institute of Chicago, Carnegie Institute, National Academy of Design, Pennsylvania Academy, San Francisco Art Association, and Whitney Museum of American Art as well as at least one show in London. His work is in the permanent collections of museums across the American Southwest including the Albuquerque Museum, Museum of Fine Arts-Santa Fe, Dallas Museum of Art, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, and Roswell Museum and Art Center, as well as in the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Whitney Museum of American Art. His works can be seen at the Federal Buildings in Cooper, TX, and Hollis, OK, as well as the U.S. Treasury, New York City Municipal Building, Southern Methodist University in Dallas, the U.S. Customs House in New York City, and the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa, Canada.

[Portions of this biographical sketch adapted from article on Goff in Who Was Who in American Art, Sound View Press, 1985.]

From the guide to the Lloyd Lózes Goff Papers, 1905-1971, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

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creatorOf Goff, Lloyd Lózes, 1917-1983. Lloyd Lozes Goff Papers 1957. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Lloyd Lozes Goff Papers, 1938-1972 University of New Mexico. Center for Southwest Research
creatorOf Lloyd Lozes Goff Papers, 1957 University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]
creatorOf Goff, Lloyd Lózes, 1917-1983. Papers, 1938-1972. University of New Mexico-Main Campus
creatorOf Goff, Lloyd Lózes, 1917-1983. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Lloyd Lózes Goff Papers, 1905-1971 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Carl Ruggles Papers, 1894-1981 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Goff, Lloyd Lózes : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Anderson, Margaret C. Margaret C. Anderson collection of papers, [1918-1973]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Margaret C. Anderson collection of papers, 1918-1973 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
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associatedWith Anderson, Margaret C person
associatedWith Anderson, Margaret C. person
associatedWith Ball, Lucille, 1911-1989 person
associatedWith Baragrey, John, d. 1975 person
associatedWith Bess, Forrest Clemenger. person
associatedWith Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988 person
associatedWith Blumenthal, Joseph, 1897-1990 person
associatedWith Blume, Peter, 1906-1992 person
associatedWith Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963 person
associatedWith Cadmus, Paul, 1904-1999 person
associatedWith Fergusson, Erna, 1888-1964 person
associatedWith Franklin, Frederic, 1914- person
associatedWith French, Jared, 1905-1988 person
associatedWith Galloway, James. person
associatedWith Gilbert, Edwin. person
associatedWith Graham, Martha. person
associatedWith Greenhood, David. person
associatedWith Jackson, Charles. person
associatedWith Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982 person
associatedWith Kluckhohn, Clyde, 1905-1960 person
associatedWith Koch, John, 1909- person
associatedWith Laning, Edward, 1906- person
associatedWith Levine, Jack, 1915- person
associatedWith Martin, Hugh, 1914- person
associatedWith Parsons, Betty. person
associatedWith Peters, Fritz, 1913-1979 person
associatedWith Pilates, Joseph Hubertus. person
associatedWith Ruggles, Carl, 1876-1971 person
associatedWith Schnakenberg, Henry Ernest, 1892- person
associatedWith Shubert, Katherine Schmidt, 1898-1978 person
associatedWith Shu, Ou Mie. person
associatedWith Souza, Amilcar de. person
associatedWith Stamos, Theodoros, 1922-1997 person
associatedWith Thatcher, Madelaine. person
associatedWith Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989 person
associatedWith Toklas, Alice B. person
associatedWith Toklas, Alice B. person
associatedWith Treasury Relief Art Project. corporateBody
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associatedWith Wickwire, Nancy. person
associatedWith Wyndham, Lee. person
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New Mexico
New Mexico--Albuquerque
Subject
Painting, American
Painters--United States
Art, American
Pastel drawing, 20th century, United States, Specimens
Illustrators--United States
Artists
Illustrated children's books
Literature--Children's
Mural painting and decoration--20th century--United States
Art, American--20th century
Artists--New Mexico
Art--Illustrators
Painting, American--20th century
Balloon racing--New Mexico--Albuquerque
Art--Painters
Portrait painters, 20th century, United States
Balloon racing
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Artists
Illustrator
Painter
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Death 1983

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