Maryann Goodwin knew she was destined to become an artist at five years old. She discovered the melting abilities of crayons on a radiator in the formal dining room and was fascinated by the beautiful color patterns...Her mother of course, was not so passionate about art.
Maryann graduated from Caldwell College with a BFA in Painting/Graphic Design. In senior year she attended the Women’s Interart Center in New York City, where she studied with Alice Baber, Dorothy Gillespie, and Alice Neel in an internship. She has continued to take classes at School of the Visual Arts, Fashion Institute of Technology, Brookdale Community College in various media. Maryann has had a one person show at Eastern Branch Library; exhibited at the Trenton State Museum State-wide show, several local State-wide exhibits including: Brookdale College, The Guild of Creative Art, Arts Alliance of Monmouth County, Artworks at Boatworks, a co-op of the Belmar Arts Council. She is a member of Arts Alliance, ArtsCap, BAC, Monmouth Arts Council, MRGA, and is an Associate Artist at The Guild.
MaryAnn’s painting “Laird’s in Winter” has been featured in “The Hub,” The Independent” and the “News Transcript.” Her paintings are in collections throughout the tri-state area and Florida.
For the past twenty-five years Maryann has been employed by the Monmouth County Park System as a Graphic Artist; currently as Supervisor of the Graphics department. She has won several awards from the Jersey Shore Public Relations Association for annual report designs and other promotional material used by the park system. For over 5 years Maryann taught calligraphy at adult education classes for MONOC and The Monmouth County Park System’s Creative Arts Center.
Maryann resides in Neptune with her husband, son, daughter and two lovely spaniels.