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Robert Booth

3197 Route 83
Fredonia, NY 14063, U.S.A.
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Phone: 716-672-2003
Email: bob@RobertBoothStudio.com
URL: http://www.RobertBoothStudio.com

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Robert Booth received his BFA degree in sculpture from the Massachusetts College of Art, and his MFA degree from Syracuse University. He has presented his work in more than ninety solo and group exhibitions over the past thirty years. Currently a Distinguished Teaching Professor at The State University of NY, Fredonia, he has been in charge of the sculpture curriculum since 1978. Booth has served on the Board of Directors for the Mid-America College Art Association, and is a former President of the SUNY Council of Art Department Chairs. His listing appears in Who’s Who in American Art and Who’s Who in American Education.

 Exhibitions:

2008     The Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, March 5-8, The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, April 17-July 20, “eMotion Pictures: An Exhibition of Orthopaedics in Art”, presented by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Traveled Exhibition)

2007     Burchfield-Penney Art Center, “The Artists Among Us”, Buffalo, NY.

   Portage Hill Gallery, Westfield, New York.

   University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, University Art Gallery, “Re: figure, Gods and Monsters”, New Bedford, MA (Traveled Exhibition)      

2006          Cazenovia College, “Re: figure, Gods and Monsters”, Cazenovia, NY.

                                                                    Burchfield-Penney Art Center, “Somewhat Dotty”, Buffalo, NY.     

2003     Stems Gallery, “Faces of Grief and Healing”, A 9/11 Commemorative Exhibit sponsored by September 11, 2001 Children’s Fund Inc., Red Hook, New York.

1999      Wright State University, "The Object; of Sculpture", Dayton, OH.

Weeks Gallery, Jamestown Community College, “Nonrepresentational Art?”, Jamestown, NY.

1998          Massachusetts College of Art Alumni Gallery, Boston, MA. (Solo Exhibition)

1997          Mercer Gallery, Monroe Community College, "Personal Histories", Rochester, New York.  (Solo Exhibition)

Chautauqua Center for the Visual Arts, Chautauqua Institute, Chautauqua, New York.  (Solo Exhibition)

1996          Burchfield-Penney Art Center, "Toys: The Artist at Play", Buffalo, NY.

                                                   Henri Gallery, Washington, DC. (Solo Exhibition)

The Forum Gallery, "Regional Review Part 1", Jamestown, New York.

1995          Burchfield-Penney Art Center, "Objects of Scrutiny: Sculpture by Robert A. Booth", Buffalo, New York. (Solo Exhibition)

Burchfield-Penney Art Center, "Pun Intended: Works from the Collection", Buffalo, NY.

S.U.N.Y. College at Geneseo, Faculty Exchange Exhibit, Geneseo, NY.

                                                   Adams Art Gallery, Dunkirk, New York. (Solo Exhibition)

1994        Albright-Knox Art Gallery,"45th Western New York Exhibition" Buffalo, New York.

1993          Chautauqua Art Association Gallery, "36th Chautauqua National Exhibition of American Art", Chautauqua Institution, New York.

Burchfield Art Center, Buffalo, New York: The New York State Museum, Albany, NY, "Working with Tradition: The Academic Artist", traveling exhibition of faculty artists from the State University of New York.

1992          S.U.N.Y. College at Brockport, Faculty Exchange Exhibit, Brockport, New York.

                                                   Anderson Gallery, "X Sightings", Buffalo, New York.

1991          The Centre Gallery Fine Arts Center, Olean, New York; The Forum Gallery, Jamestown, New York; Burchfield Art Center, Buffalo, New York; The Rice Gallery, Albany, New York, "Personal Territory", Traveling Exhibition,;

1990          Oxford Gallery, "The Chair Show", Rochester, New York.

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, "43rd Western New York Exhibition", Buffalo, New York.

1989           Gillman-Baker Gallery, "Wet Paint", Boca Raton, Florida.

                                                   Stein Gallery, "Sizzlin Summer Shows", Part II, Tampa, Florida.

1988           Villa Maria College, "Drawings by Sculptors", Buffalo, New York.

                                    Henri Gallery, "Not Boring", Washington, DC.

Dawson Gallery, "Lamberton Sculpture Show", Lamberton Conservatory, Rochester, New York.

1987        Bruce Gallery, "Psychotronic and Neopunkedellic Art", Edinboro University, Edinboro, Pennsylvania.

Hodgell Gillman Gallery, Gallery Artists, Tampa, Florida.

                                                   Barbara Gillman Gallery, Gallery Artists, Miami, Florida.

Olean Library Gallery, "Robert Booth-John Hughson-Robert Stephens", Olean, New York.

1986       Adams Memorial Gallery, Access Annual, Dunkirk, New York.

1985       Henri Gallery, Washington, DC.

                                                  Hanover Gallery, "Beyond SU", Syracuse, New York.       

State University of New York at Brockport, Exhibition of Zaner Gallery Artists, Brockport, New York.

1984       Henri Gallery, Sculpture Exhibition, Washington, DC.

                                                   Zaner Gallery, Rochester, New York. (Solo Exhibition)

Artculture Resource Centre, Exhibition of work by 1983 Artpark Project Artists, Toronto, Canada.

The Equitable Gallery,  "Contemporary Art Acquisitions: 1980-1983", New York, New York.

                                                   Erie Art Museum, 61st Annual Spring Show, Erie, Pennsylvania.

1983       Artists Gallery, "Sculpture 83", Buffalo, New York.  Guest Curator.

                                                   Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University, Edinboro, Pennsylvania. (Solo Exhibition)

Gallery 2, Rockefeller Arts Center, State University College of New York, Fredonia, New York. (Solo Exhibition)

                                                   Henri Gallery, Exhibitions of Gallery Artists, Washington, DC.

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, "In Western New York 83", Invitational, Buffalo, New York.

                                                   Zaner Gallery, Exhibition of Gallery Artists, Rochester, New York.

1982       Henri Gallery, Exhibition of Gallery Artists, Washington, DC.

                                                   Zaner Gallery, Rochester, New York. (Solo Exhibition)

Lowe Art Gallery, "Outside New York City:  From Drawing to Sculpture", Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York.

Valley Art Center, Great Lakes Regional Art Exhibition, Cleveland, Ohio.

The Philadelphia Art Alliance, "Sculpture Tricentennial", Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

                                                   Erie Art Center, 59th Annual Spring Exhibition, Erie, Pennsylvania.

Allegheny College, Sixth Biennial Exhibition, Sculpture Invitational, Meadville, Pennsylvania.

                                                   Zaner Gallery, Exhibition of Gallery Artists, Rochester, New York.

1981       Henri Gallery, Washington, DC. (Solo Exhibition)

                                                   Kenan Art Center, Lockport, New York. (Solo Exhibition)

Art Awareness, Inc., "Affinities Between the Fine Arts and Crafts", Lexington, New York.

Art Association Gallery, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, New York. Two-man Show.

                                                   Ashtabula Art Center, "Portrait of the Object", Ashtabula, Ohio.  Two-man Show.

1980       Henri Gallery, Summer Sculpture Invitational, Washington, DC.

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, "38th Western NY Exhibition", Buffalo, NY.

Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center, S.U.N.Y.College at Fredonia, NY.

1979       Artists Cooperative Gallery, Westfield, New York. (Solo Exhibition)

                                                   Henri Gallery, Exhibition of Gallery Artists, Washington, DC.

                                                   AC Gallery, "All Sculpture Exhibit", Buffalo, New York.

Cooperstown Art Association, "44th Annual National", Cooperstown, NY.

                                                   Albright-Knox Art Gallery, "In Western New York 1979", Buffalo, NY.

1978       Fairbanks Gallery, Syracuse, New York. (Solo Exhibition)

Everson Museum of Art, "The Syracuse Show 1978",  Syracuse, NY.

                                                   Fairbanks Gallery, Annual Sculpture Exhibition, Syracuse, New York.

                                                   Kirkland Art Center, "Kirkland Annual", Clinton, New York.

                                                   ARENA 78 Art Open, National Exhibition, Binghamton, New York.

Lowe Art Gallery, Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York.

S.W. Missouri State University, Group Drawing Exhibition, Springfield, Missouri.

Hutchinson Jr. College, Group Drawing Exhibition, Hutchinson, KS.

1977       Lowe Art Gallery, Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York. (Solo Exhibition)

Edinboro State College, Group Drawing Exhibition, Edinboro, PA.

Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, "40th Annual Exhibition, Artists of Central New York", Utica, New York.

                                                   Diriwachter-Pascale Gallery, Group Show, Liverpool, New York.

Cooperstown Art Association, "42nd Annual National Art Exhibition," Cooperstown, New York.

                                                   Cincinnati Art Academy, Group Drawing Exhibition, Cincinnati, Ohio.

                                                   By Hand Gallery, Haddonfield, New Jersey.

                                                   University of Nebraska, Group Drawing Exhibition, Lincoln, Nebraska.

1976       Lowe Art Gallery, Student Exhibition, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York.

                                                   University of Florida, Group Drawing Exhibition, Gainesville, Florida.

Bourne-Wareham Art Association, Invitational Sculpture, "14th Annual Art Exhibition", Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts.      

1975-76    Exhibited at the Massachusetts College of Art Student Exhibitions, Boston, Massachusetts.

1972       Macivor Reddie Gallery, "Wood Sculptures", Group Student Exhibition, Boston, Massachusetts.

 

Commissions:

 

2001        Historic Public Fountain Restoration, “King Neptune”, Dunkirk Historical Society, Dunkirk, New York.

1991        Public Fountain Restorations, "Mark Fountains" circa 1901, Barker Commons, Fredonia, New York.

1983        Produced sculpture "Jamestown Chairs" for the City of Jamestown, New York.  Funded by the Chautauqua County Association for the Arts.

Major Project Production, "Dancing Chairs", Artpark, Lewiston, NY.

1981        Produced sculpture at the TRW Corporation, Bearings Division, Falconer, New York.

1977           Produced Corten Sculpture "LANDSCAPE", commissioned byTed Stetler, Landscape Architect, Marcellus Nursery, Syracuse, New York.

Selected Collections:

       Werner Capital Corporation, Miami, Florida

       Equitable Life Assurance Society

       Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

       Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo, New York

       Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

 

Career Related Activity:

 

2007        Served as a reviewer for the Arts Council of Buffalo and Erie County’s Strategic Opportunities Stipend Program Panel.

2005                Promoted to the rank of SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor,State University of New York, Fredonia

2004       External Reviewer for Program Assessment, Dept. of Art, SUNY College at Brockport, Brockport, NY.

2000       Panel Participant / Chair, “Embracing The Figure”, Mid America College Art Association Conference, Louisville, Kentucky.

                                                   Historic Fisk Co. Fountain Restoration, formally located at the Dunkirk Hospital, Dunkirk, New York.

1998       Slide Presentation / Lecture, Chautauqua Center for the Visual Arts, Chautauqua, New York.

Slide Presentation / Lecture, Williamsville Art Association, Williamsville, New York.

1997-03       Member of the Board of Directors, Mid-America College Art Association.

1995       Served as member of jury committee for Artist Fellowship Grants in Sculpture, New York Foundation for the Arts.

Slide Presentation / Lecture, Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo, New York.

1994       Slide Presentation / Lecture / Exhibition, New York State Summer School of the Arts, S.U.N.Y. Fredonia, Fredonia, New York.

1993       Promoted to Full Professor, State University of New York, College at Fredonia.

1992-96       President of the State University of New York Council of Art Department Chairs.

1992        Slide presentation / lecture, State University of New York at Brockport, New York.

1990       Served on jury for the "33rd Annual Allentown Art Festival", Allentown Village Society, Buffalo, New York.

Slide Presentation / Lecture / Exhibition, New York State Summer School of the Arts, S.U.N.Y. Fredonia, Fredonia, New York.

1988-96   Chairman of the Art Department at the State University of New York College at Fredonia, New York.

1987-90       Member of Exhibition Selection Committee, Adams Art Gallery, Dunkirk, New York.

1987       Slide Presentation / Lecture, New York State Summer School of the Arts, S.U.N.Y. Fredonia, Fredonia, New York.

Curated Group Sculpture Exhibition, Adams Art Gallery, Dunkirk, New York.

1985       Slide Presentation / Lecture, State University of New York at Brockport, New York.

                                                   Slide Presentation / Lecture, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York.

1984       Slide Presentation / Lecture / Studio Critique, Hull College of Art, Hull, England.

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