27567 Big Bend Road

Bonita Springs, FL 34134



1963          MA, School of Art, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC



2004          Professor Emeritus, School of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

1973-04      Professor, School of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

1963-72      Associate Professor, School of Art, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA



Selected One/Two Person

2009          New Space Gallery, Augusta State University, Augusta, GA

2006          Goodheart & Mather, Missouri St. Univ., Springfield, MO

2004          Garth Clark Gallery, Long Island City, NY

2002          Gallery WDO, Charlotte, NC

2000          Recent Ceramics: Goodheart & Opdahl, The Gallery, Bloomington, IN

1999          Goodheart and Rokvam, Gallery WDO, Charlotte, NC

1997          Vessels and Vanity, The Gallery, Bloomington, IN         

1996          Ruschman Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

1989          Goodheart & Steadham, Ruschman Art Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

1982          Theo Portnoy Gallery, New York City, NYÇ

1981          Sheffield Gallery, Chicago, IL

1976          Central Missouri University, Warrensburg, MO

1974          Museum of Art, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

1971          Baton Rouge Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

1970          Louisiana State University, Alexandria, LA


Selected Group

2013          Annual Members Exhibtion, Oconee Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA

2011          Southworks, Oconee County Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA

                 Annual Members Exhibtion, Oconee Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA

2010          Tiger Teapots, Noble Gallery, Shanghai, China

2008          Mineralogy & Metallurgy: The Multi-Media Vessel, Hite Art Institute, Louisville, KY

                 Stardust Memories: 50 yrs. at Indiana University, Huff Gallery, Louisville, KY

2006          Tea Time: The Art of the Teapot, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI

                 The Yixing Effect: Echoes of the Chinese Scholar, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT

                 Tea, COAS Gallery, University of Miami, Miami, FL

2005          White: a National Invitational Exhibit, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM

                 Engelke, Goodheart, Hay, Herrold Revisited, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

                 LSU Ceramics: 1970-2005, The Signature Shop & Gallery, Atlanta, GA

                 Evocative Implements, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

                 Ceramic Professors, Amaco/Brent Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

2004          Ceramics, Gallery One, Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI

                 Cups, Art Gallery, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

                 Teapots, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI

                 Teapots, Arianna Gallery, Royal Oaks, MI

                 A Sense of Identity: Contemporary Ceramics in the Midwest, Ft. Wayne, IN

                 Post Industrial Romanticism, Gallery WDO, Charlotte, NC

                 X in Clay, Ruschman Art Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

                 Conversions/Diversions, SOFA Gallery, Bloomington, IN

2003          International Tea Bowl Exhibit, N. Ariz. Univ. Art Museum, Flagstaff, AZ

                 35 Years of Clay, Rocky Mount Art Center, Rocky Mount, NC

                 21st Century Ceramics Exhibition, Canzani Center Gallery, Columbus, OH

                 Tea, Anyone? Donna Moog Teapot Collection, Racine Art Museum, WI                               

                 SOFA New York, Garth Clark Gallery. New York, NY

                 National Cup Invitational, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI

                 NCECA 2003 Clay National, David Zapf Gallery, San Diego, C

                 Hundreds of Cups, National Invitational, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM

                 Invitational Exhibit, Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

2002          Sidney Myer Fund International Ceramics Exhibit, Shepparton Art Gallery,
                 Shepparton, Australia

2001          National Ceramics Invitational 2001, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Fl

                 Ceramics 2001: Contemporary American Ceramics, Mill Gallery, Guilford, CT

2000          National Ceramic Invitational 2000, Texas A&M University, Commerce, TX

                 Suited to a Tea, Waterloo Museum of Art, Waterloo, IA

1999          Form & Function, Galeria Mesa, Mesa, AR

                 Rendezvous 99, Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NB

1998          Charles Timm Ballard & John Goodheart, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI

                 Teapots, Nancy Margolis Gallery, Portland, ME

                 Introductions: Teapots and Other Forms, Ferrin Gallery, Northampton, MA

1997          USA Craft Today, Silvermine Guild Gallery, New Canaan, CT

                 Fifth Annual Teapot Exhibition, Craft Alliance Gallery, St. Louis, MO

                 Ceramics ‘97: Contemporary Ceramics, The Mill Gallery, Guilford, CT

1996          Small Wonders, Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL

                 Ceramics USA 1996, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX

                 Crafts National 30, Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, University, Park, PA

                 The 11th Annual San Angelo Ceramic Exhibit, Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX

1995          Home for Joe, Fawick Gallery, Baldwin Wallace College, Berea, OH

                 Monarch National Ceramic Exhibition, Kennedy Douglas Center for the Arts, Florence, AL

                 Terra Firma: National Ceramics Exhibition, Corbin Gallery, Spokane, WA

                 Lagrange National XIX Biennial, Lamar Dodd Art Center, Lagrange, GA

1994          Of Hand and Heart, An Exhibit Celebrating the Year of American Craft,
                 Evansville Museum of Art, Evansville, IN

                 20 Years of Collecting, Fine Arts Center, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN

                 Clayfest 9, DeHaan Arts Center, University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

1992          Large Scale Ceramics, Liberty Gallery, Louisville, KY 

                 Alumni Exhibition, Gray Gallery, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

1991          All Four Clay:  Beasecker, Goodheart, Pitts, Scotchie, The Gallery, Bloomington, IN

                 Mid America Dimensions, Signature Gallery of Fine Arts, Stoughton, WI

1990          New Formations: Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture, Carneige Art Center, Covington, KY

                 Group Show of Gallery Artists, Ruschman Art Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

                 The Ceramic Vessel: Traditional Notions, Recent Directions, Evanston Art Center,
                 Evanston, IL

1989          National Ceramic Exhibition, Ohio University Art Museum, Athens, Ohio

                 City on a Hill: Twenty Years of Artists at Cortona, Palazzo Casali, Cortona, Italy

1988          Ceramic Invitational, Midwest Ceramics, Turman Gallery, Terre Haute, IN

                 Images in Clay", National Invitational Ceramic Exhibition, Vincennes University,
                 Vincennes, IN

                 Ceramic Invitational, Greater Lafayette Museum of Art, Lafayette, IN

                 Clayfest VI:  Invitational Exhibition, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, IN

1986          Material and Metaphor: Contemporary American Ceramic Sculpture,
                 The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

                 Large Containment:  Large Scale Ceramic Vessels by American Ceramists,
                 Parson Gallery, DeKalb, IL

                 Works on Paper, Amerika Haus, University of Hamburg, West Germany

1985          Mostra:  An Exhibition by  Univ. of Georgia Faculty, Cortona, Italy

1984          Preview: An Exhibition of American Artists, Sarah Squeri Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

1983          Clay Works:  A National Photo Documentary and Exhibition,
                 Art Link Contemporary Art Space Fort Wayne, IN                                   

                 New Directions in Figurative Ceramics, Herron Art Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

1982          American Clay Invitational, Foundry Gallery, Washington, D.C.

                 7th Ceramic Invitational, Millersville State College, Millersville, PA

                 Variations in Clay", GMB Gallery, Birmingham, MI

                 Six Indiana Artists, Cranbrook Museum of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

1981          American Clay '81, The Arts Gallery, Baltimore, MD

                 Midwest Invitational, Cranbrook Museum of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

                 Low-fire Clay Sculpture, Holtzman Art Gallery, Towson, MD

                 Indiana Artist Showcase, One-Man Show, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

                 Interior/Exteriors, Wichita Museum of Art, Wichita, KS

1980          National Invitational Exhibit Art Gallery, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

                 Clay Plus", Art Gallery, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

                 Clay Communications, Louisville School of Art, Louisville, KY

1979          N.C.E.C.A. Sculpture Exhibition, Penn State University, State College, PA

1978          American Chairs, Form, Fantasy, Function, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

                 N.C.E.C.A. Sculpture Exhibition, Champaign, IL

1977          Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture, Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina,
                 Chapel Hill, NC

1976          Concepts: Clay, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI

1975          International Invitational Art Exhibition, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

                 Marietta Crafts National, Marietta College, Marietta, OH

1974          Baroque '74, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY

1972          Mid-States Craft Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Art, Evansville, IN

                 Syracuse National Ceramic Exhibit, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

                 22nd National Art Exhibit, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KSÄ

1969          Invitational Exhibition, Contemporary Gallery, Dallas, TX

1968          Southwest Craftsmen Exhibition, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

1966          Craftsmen: Southeast, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

                 Craftsmen:  U.S.A., Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY   

                 24th Ceramic National Exhibition, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

                 Southeast Crafts, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC