Goodsell is featured in the October 2010 issue of The Pastel Journal and the April 2008 issue of American Artist Magazine. He is also included in Painting With Pastels: Easy Techniques To Master the Medium by Maggie Price and Pure Color: The Best of Pastel by Maureen Bloomfield and Ken Markel. Most recently, Goodsell’s work was included in the 2010 book, Classical Life Drawing Studio by James Lancel McEihinney and the Instructors of The Art Students League of New York. Sam studied at Manhattan’s High School of Art and Design, and later attended the Art Students League and The National Academy of Design with Harvey Dinnerstein and Irwin Greenberg. He also studied with Nelson Shanks, Dan Gheno and Minerva Durham.