Lee Godie once said, "I don't celebrate my birthday. I celebrate my status as an artist." Here at Intuit, we celebrate both! Outsider artist and Chicago's own "French Impressionist" Lee Godie was born on this day in 1908.
Godie is one of the Chicago artists featured in our traveling exhibition "Chicago Calling: Art Against the Flow." Learn more about her life and work in the exhibition catalog on Issuu:
Chicago Calling: Art Against the Flow explores Chicago’s history of robust recognition and acceptance of self-taught art and artists. Curated by Kenneth Burkhart, an independent curator, and Lisa Stone, curator of the Roger Brown Study Collection of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the ...