Ruthann Godollei
Professor of Art
Macalester College,
St. Paul, Minnesota, 55105, USA

Portfolio Statement: “We're Not From Here: Emigrés, Aliens and Utopians”


“We're Not From Here: Emigrés, Aliens and Utopians” is an international print portfolio exchange based on the point of view of the displaced. Those who may feel that their government doesn't speak for them, or miss their home countries, find themselves elsewhere or wish to construct the idea of a better place contributed to this portfolio. Work in any print media on paper was invited.

Paper size: 18 x 14". Edition size: 16. Any editionable print process on archival paper.

Edition Size: 12 participants produced 1 set each to exchange, 1 set for the Southern Graphics Council archive, 1 for the conference with a few extras for future exhibits.

Participants: Jenny Schmid, Sean Caufield, Akiko  Taniguchi, Kimiko Miyoshi, Endi Poskovic, John Hitchcock, Ruthann Godollei, Dusty Herbig Miki Kato, Tyler Starr, Cynthia Lollis and Dani Deeg.

RUTHANN GODOLLEI is a Professor of Art at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, where she teaches printmaking, design and art theory. Working primarily in the media of prints and drawings she incorporates political and social commentary in pieces with ironic humor. Godollei's work is in many collections, such as the Belgian Royal Museum of Art, the Croatian National University Library, the Minnesota Historical Society, Rutgers University, and the Frederick R. Weisman Museum in Minneapolis.