Neil Goldberg

Part-time Assistant Professor

Neil Goldberg is a video, photo and mixed media artist whose work deals with embodiment, sensing, mortality, and the everyday. He received his BA in History and Computer Science from Brown University in 1985, and since has exhibited at The Museum of Modern Art (where his work is in the permanent collection), The New Museum of Contemporary Art, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, The City Museum of New York, The Kitchen, the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, NGBK Kunsthalle Berlin, El Centro de Cultura Contemporània in Barcelona, among other venues. In 2021 Goldberg created the short video, Hallelujah Anyway, Anyway, which reflects on living and making art in New York through both the AIDS and Covid crises. Originally commissioned for the New York Times Op-Docs series, it was also presented at the Museum of Modern Art to mark the return of their live film programming. Awards include fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Experimental Television Center, Harpo Foundation, CEC ArtsLink, Still Point Fund, Yaddo, MacDowell, and the Siena Art Institute. Golderg has been a resident faculty at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (where he is a member of the Board of Governors), has mentored with Queer | Art  | Mentorship, and served as a visiting artist at Cooper Union, The School of Visual Arts, NYU, RISD, the MIT Media Lab, and at interdisciplinary urban humanities programs funded by the Mellon Foundation at Princeton, UC Berkeley, UCLA, and Washington University. Since 2013, Goldberg has been a critic at the Yale School of Art. His podcast, She’s A Talker is now in Season 3, featuring conversations with NYC artists, performers, writers and beyond.