Cynthia Goodman is a multimedia director, producer and curator, with an international reputation for pioneering the implementation of new technologies in both corporate and museum exhibits. As the former Director of the Gallery of Science and Art, she organized the landmark Computers and Art exhibition. Her accompanying publication, Digital Visions: Computers and Art, serves as a textbook in the field.
Also active in museum automation, she participated in the John Paul Getty Trust Museum Prototype Project and was based at the Guggenheim Museum, N.Y. Goodman has also advised corporations including , Polaroid, and Time Warner. She is an appointed Fellow at the Center for Advanced Visual Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and was on the Advisory Committee for Women and the Art of Multimedia, an international conference at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.
She has organized and installed exhibitions for numerous institutions including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Gallery of Science and Art, the National Building Museum, Washington, D.C., and the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France. In addition, she has lectured widely at numerous museums, universities and conferences. She received her Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Pennsylvania, and has written numerous books, exhibition catalogs, and magazine articles.