Power Boothe

Power Boothe headshot

Professor of Painting

Painting and Drawing

Hartford Art School
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BA, Painting, Colorado College

PhD, Institute for Doctorial Studies in the Visual Arts

Doctor of Arts, Honorary Degree, 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 Athenaeum, the New Britain Museum, and the Florence Griswald Museum in Connecticut.

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 (2001–10), 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 (1993–98), 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, then 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 currently an artist with the Fred Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, Conn.