Dan R. Goddard
3207 Burnside Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78209
(210) 824-5378 office
(210) 573-1926 cell
Extensive experience as an arts writer for Texas newspapers and magazines, specializing in visual art and theater, but also spanning a broad range of art, theater, film, music, books and travel. Regularly produce incisive, insightful reviews of museum and gallery exhibits that appeal to a popular audience. Also write profiles of artists, features, essays and news articles.
Art Critic, San Antonio Express-News, Sept. 1984-March 2009: Wrote 3 to 5 articles weekly, including reviews, features and news articles. Coordinated coverage with editors, copy editors and photography staff. Worked with a variety of non-profit organizations, from large museums to small artist-run spaces. Spent 15 years as both art and drama critic; then art full time for the past 10 years Also started a blog, Art Beat. Regularly produced in-depth Sunday centerpiece feature articles about exhibits, public art and other art-related issues.
Arts Writer, Corpus Christi Caller Times, Oct. 1981-Sept. 1984: Art and feature writer. Reviewed art, theater and film.
Executive Director, Victoria Arts Council in Texas, May 1980-Oct. 1981: Administered operating budget and grants program, organized projects with local cultural organizations and wrote a column for the Victoria Advocate.
B.S. in Journalism and English, East Texas State University (now Texas A&M-Commerce). Graduated with high honors. Courses included reporting and editing sequences, layout and design, photography, advertising, printing, political science, psychology and education.
Manufacturers Hanover Art/World Award for Distinguished Newspaper Arts Criticism, 1986.
National Critics Conference, 1978