M. Glenn Godsey

Glenn Godsey

Emeritus Professor of ArtPhillips Hall 


I am deeply involved in continuous research to stay ahead of the rapid developments and changes in digital art technology, including digital painting and illustration in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Corel Painter. I also continue my lifelong studies in drawing, traditional painting in oils, acrylics, watercolor, and gouche.

I am always working on research for my lectures in Art Appreciation.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • M.A. in Painting, The University of Tulsa, 1967

Previous Relevant Work Experience

  • 1960 Architectural Designer of Main Street Mall, Tulsa, 
  • 1961 Architectural Designer of addition to Boston Avenue Methodist Church
  • 1961-1965 Architectural illustrator
  • 1966-1968 Art Director, T.U. Publications

Professional Affiliations

  • Tulsa Art Directors

Courses Taught at TU

  • Adobe Illustrator (ART 3463)
  • Digital Painting with Photoshop (ART 3443)
  • Graduate Independent Studies (ART 7991-4)
  • Icons and Images: The Visual Dialogue (ART 2053)

Awards & Recognition

  • Numerous awards in painting, nationally and internationally.


  • Painting featured
    in new Oklahoma State Capital Gallery opening November, 2007.
  • 2002 Cover illustration for "This Fair Land"
    by K.D. Wentworth, Hawk Publishing, 2002.