Kickstarter Launch for “Louis” a project for Artprize 8

Godfrey ArtPrize North medium for web

Please consider contributing to our Kickstarter for Louis, one of four Featured Public Projects commissioned for Artprize 8 the radically open international art competition that opens September 21, 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. As an artist working in the public realm, I am honored to share Vandenberg Plaza with Calder’s La Grande Vitesse, the first public art work commissioned under the […]

“Louis” selected as featured public project for Artprize 2016

Godfrey ArtPrize North Close up for web

Selected for Artprize’s new Featured Public Projects “Louis” will be installed on the iconic Calder Plaza for Artprize 8, opening September 21, 2016. On view through October 9, visitors to Grand Rapids will be able to cast their vote for “Louis” in the largest open art competition in world.

“Odin” recognized by Codaworx and Interior Design Magazine, new projects in Seattle and Cambridge

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“Odin” a collaboration between myself, Daniel Bosia and team at AKT II, Tomaz Pisanski and Tom Tucker, supported by the Picker Interdisciplinary Science Institute at Colgate University was just recognized with a merit award in the Education Category of the 2015 Coda Awards, administered by Codaworx and Interior Design Magazine. “Odin” interior detail “Capital” a […]

“Odin and The Spaces of Computational Design and Fabrication: Abstract Mathematics, Virtual Geometries and Physical Manifestations”


Opening Reception and Keynote, April 24th, 600 – 800 p.m., Colgate University, Meyerhoff Auditorium, 101 Ho Science Center Symposium, April 25th, 830 am – 415 pm, Colgate University, Meyerhoff Auditorium, 101 Ho Science Center; Full Schedule Keynote Speaker: Gregory Epps, Robofold, London  Panelists: Gregory Epps, Robofold , London; Marc Fornes, Architect, theverymany , New York; […]

“Drawings, Proposals, Plans, Diagrams” – Works by DeWitt Godfrey February 11-April 7, 2013 at The Rosenberg Gallery, Hofstra University


Drawings, Proposals, Plans, Diagrams, co-curated with Sarah Murkett, brings together a selection from 30 years of works on paper in a range of media – charcoal, pigment, ink, pencil, photography and collage – that showcases the artist’s evolving engagement with drawing, both as an end in itself and as a tool for the planning, production […]

“Layman” installed for “Space Invaders” at the Lehman College Art Gallery; October 2, 2012 – January 9, 2013; Installation extended through May 2014


Installed at the lower entrance of the Marcel Breuer designed Lehman College Fine Art Building for “Space Invaders” organized by guest curator Karin Bravin, featuring the work of eighteen artists who make use of the unique spaces at Lehman College—both inside the galleries and outside the building. Using the walls, the ceiling, the floor, or […]

“Lincoln” installed at the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, July 2012

"Lincoln" 2012

Lincoln, is composed of eighty cylinders of various sizes and shapes piled onto one another. This low-lying, horizontal sculpture, made specifically for the Sculpture Park’s front lawn, mimics the gentle curves of the deCordova landscape and encourages visitors to pass through and explore what’s on the other side. Godfrey describes his steel sculptures as buttresses […]

Lexington: Concordia installed, dedication July 31st, 5:30 pm at the Downtown Art Center

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  Want to see Lexington’s newest piece of public art? Drive down Main Street to the Downtown Arts Center — and look up. Sitting on the roof of the old Lexington Laundry Co., an early 20th-century art deco building, is a stack of 15 giant steel cylinders. They lean against a taller wall next door, […]

Frederik Meijer Garden and Sculpture Park – Buttress

Buttress, Frederik Meijer Garden and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI, September 2011 – April 2012, photo credit: Brian Kelly Photography, LLC

“Buttress” 2010 Corten Steel and Bolts 18′ x 62′ x 10′ Installed for New Forces, New Forms: Sculpture Today on view through April 2012, World renowned for its collections and exhibition program of Modern and Contemporary sculpture, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park will be hosting its premier invitational exhibition of work by emerging sculptors. […]

Kennedy Art Museum – Buttress

"Buttress" Kennedy Art Museum, Ohio University

“Buttress” 2010 Corten Steel and Bolts 45′ x 33′ x 10′

Public Art: Moving Site — Cambridge, MA; New Haven, CT; Bellows Falls, VT

Pamplona, Cambridge Arts Council, Cambridge, MA, January 2006, view looking north

“Pamplona” 2006 Corten Steel and Bolts Dimensions Variable Installed for Public Art Moving Site, January – May 2006, Cafe Pamplona, Cambridge MA; New Haven, CT; RAMP, Bellows Falls, VT  

Fields Sculpture Park – Picker


“Picker Sculpture” Cor-ten Steel Dimensions Variable Installed July 2005, on extended loan, the Fields Sculpture Park, Art Omi International, Ghent, New York

Albright-Knox Art Gallery – Picker

Picker, Beyond/In Western New York 2005, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY,

“Picker Sculpture” Cor-ten Steel Dimensions Variable May – July 2005, in Beyond/In Western New York Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York  

Black and White Gallery – Picker

Picker, Black and White Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, November 2004 – January 2005, interior view

“Picker Sculpture” Cor-ten Steel Dimensions Variable September – November 2004, Black and White Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, photo credit: all Zhotograph

Colgate University – Picker

Picker, Dana Arts Center, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, under construction

“Picker Sculpture” Cor-ten Steel Dimensions Variable June – July 2004, Dana Arts Center, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York

Mt. Holyoke College – Driggs

Driggs, Mt. Holyoke College Art Museum, Holyoke, MA, September 2003 - September 2005

“Driggs Sculpture” Cor-ten Steel Dimensions Variable October 2003 – October 2005

Amherst College – Driggs

Driggs, Amherst College, Amherst, MA, NY, February - April 2003

“Driggs” Cor-ten Steel Dimensions Variable January – February 2003, Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts

Black and White Gallery – Driggs

Driggs, Black and White Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, November - January 2002, detail

“Driggs Sculpture” Cor-ten Steel Dimensions Variable November – December 2002 View looking west, November Photo cr:    Herman Feldhaus  


Europos, Europos Parkas, Vilnius, Lithuania, under construction, August 2001

“Europos” Painted Steel 312” x 234” x 80” Installed August 2002, collection Europos Parkas, Vilnius, Lithuania


"Socrates" Fields Sculpture Park, Art OMI, Ghent, NY, 2001 - 2010

“Socrates” 2000 Corten Steel and Bolts 28’L x 24’W x 6’H


Escultura Empresarial, Ciduad Empresarial, Santiago, Chile, November 2000, installation in progress

“Escultura Empresarial” Steel and Bolts 180” x 180” x 30” Installed November 2000, collection of Ciduad Empresarial, Santiago, Chile



From “DeWitt Godfrey: A Sculpture and Two Drawings” Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Texas, April 24 – June 14, 1998; The publication DeWitt Godfrey: A Sculpture and Two Drawings [Perspectives 108] documents the installation of a monumental site-specific construction created by New York artist DeWitt Godfrey specifically for the Museum’s Perspectives Gallery. The massive 4,500-pound Contemporary […]

Large Scale Drawing, Installations

"Bayou Drawings" 1985