Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art

Ralph Goings

(American, geb. 1928)

blue napkin holder by ralph goings

Ralph Goings

Blue Napkin Holder, 1978

booth group by ralph goings

Ralph Goings

Booth Group, 1983

diner still life by ralph goings

Ralph Goings

Diner Still Life, 1980

gem top by ralph goings

Ralph Goings

Gem Top, 1975

laundry interior by ralph goings

Ralph Goings

Laundry Interior, 1974

napkin box and creamer by ralph goings

Ralph Goings

Napkin Box and Creamer, 1989



Born: May 9, Corning, CA
California College of Arts and Crafts, B.F.A., Oakland, CA
Sacramento State College, M.F.A., Sacramento, CA
Resides: Charlotteville, NY and Santa Cruz, CA


Ralph Goings: Paintings & Watercolors, Vintage & Current Works, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
Hyperrealismes Americains, Musee d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg, France
Subject: Object, O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
Iperrealisti, Chiostro del Bramante, Rome, Italy
As Real As It Gets: Super Realism and Photo-Realism from the Tucson Museum of Art and Private Collections, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
This Is America: American Photorealists, Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Arhus, Denmark
Illusion and Reality: Hyperrealism Paintings in Korea and America, Samsung Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, Korea
2000 - 2001
A Century of the American Dream,Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya; Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Kobe, Japan
The Photorealists, Holmes Gallery, Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, FL
1999 - 2000
Outward Bound: American Art at the Brink of the Twenty-First Century, Meridian International Center, Washington, DC; travelling to: Museum of Fine Arts, Hanoi, Vietnam; Museum of Fine Arts, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Painting Institute, Shanghai, China; Working People’s Cultural Palace, Beijing, China; Singapore Museum of Art, Singapore; CIPTA Gallery, Jakarta Arts Center, Jakarta, Indonesia
Get Real: Contemporary American Realism from the Seavest Collection, Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, NC
Ralph Goings: Photorealism, Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Photorealists, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
1996 - 1997
Private Worlds: 200 Years Of American Still Life Painting, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
A Survey of Contemporary American Realism, Posco Gallery, Seoul, South Korea