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Power Boothe

Power Boothe

Boothe

Professor of Painting

boothe@hartford.edu 
http://www.powerboothe.com/

BA, Painting, Colorado College

Power Boothe’s artwork can be seen in many public collections, including The Metropolitan Museum, the Guggenheim Museum, and The Museum of Modern Art in New York, as well as the Wadsworth Atheneum, the New Britain Museum, and the Florence Griswald Museum in Connecticut. Power holds a PhD,  Institute for Doctorial Studies in the Visual Arts (IDSVA) Honorary Degree and a Doctor of Arts, Honorary Degree, from Colorado College. He has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship, a Pollock/Krasner Foundation Fellowship, and a Guggenheim Fellowship for Painting. He previously served as dean of the Hartford Art School (2001-2010), director of the School of Art at Ohio University (1998-2001), and co-director of the Mount Royal Graduate School of Art at the Maryland Institute (1993-1998), where he received a Trustees Award for Teaching Excellence. He served as lecturer in the humanities at Princeton University (1988-1994); taught at the School of Visual Arts (1979-1988); and ran a summer art program at Colorado College (1977). He grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, received a BA and an honorary degree from Colorado College, and in 1967 moved to New York City as a student in the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. He lived and worked in New York until 1998. In 2001 he moved to Connecticut. He is an artist with the Fred Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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Exhibitions, collections, residencies, grants, career accomplishments, awards

2016

  • Power Boothe: Recent Work, Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT
  • Ten/Forty, Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT
  • Ten Ways, travelling group exhibition: Paris, France
  • Abstraction Part 1, group exhibition Five Points Gallery, Torrington, CT
  • Onward, group exhibition, Avenue of the Americas Gallery, New York City, NY
  • New Geometry, group exhibition, Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT
  • IDSVA PhD Honorary Degree
  • Publication: Sketchbook: Lucid Dreaming, Blurb.

2015

  • Power Boothe, New Work, Celeste LeWitt Gallery, UCONN Health, Farmington, CT
  • Ten Ways, travelling group exhibition: Milan, Italy, Bonn, Germany
  • Power Boothe, New Work, Hostetler Gallery, group exhibition, Nantucket, MA
  • Lecture: On Abstraction, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, CO

2014

  • Power Boothe: Paintings, solo exhibition, EBK Gallery (small works), Hartford, CT
  • Borderline, solo exhibition, Five Points Gallery, Torrington, CT
  • New Work Hostetler Gallery, group exhibition, Nantucket, MA
  • Rhythm and Repetition in 20th Century Art, group exhibition, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
  • For Leo, group exhibition, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • 75th American Abstract Artists Print Portfolio, group exhibitions at: Martin Gallery, Allentown, PA
  • Lecturer in the Humanities: Exploring Complexity

2013

  • New Work, Hostetler Gallery, group exhibition, Nantucket, MA

2012

  • Minimalist Aesthetic, group exhibition, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
  • New Work, Hostetler Gallery, group exhibition, Nantucket, MA
  • Infinite Connections, group exhibition, ArtSpace Torrington, Torrington, CT

2011

  • Power Boothe: Out of Order, solo exhibition, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
  • Excavating New Ground: American Art in the 1970s, group exhibition, University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville, VA

2010

  • Five lectures titled: “Art Matters,” New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

2008

  • American Abstract Artists Exhibition, group exhibition, The Painting Center, NY, NY
  • Interspace: Line and Color, three-person exhibition, Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT