Robert Booth did his undergraduate studies at the Art Institute of Boston and the Massachusetts College of Art, where he received his BFA degree in 1976. After completing his MFA degree at Syracuse University in 1978, he took a position at the State University of New York College at Fredonia to develop their sculpture program. He served as Chair of the Department of Visual Art and New Media for a total of 15 years, is a former President of the SUNY Council of Art Department Chairs, and was a member of the Board of Directors for the Mid-America College Art Association from 1997-2003. Booth continues to teach sculpture at Fredonia and was promoted to the rank of SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Spring of 2005.
Booth’s sculpture and drawings have been presented in more than one hundred solo and group exhibitions at museums, not-for-profit, and commercial gallery spaces. He has given numerous lectures about his work at a variety of presentation venues. His biography appears in Who’s Who in American Art and Who’s Who in American Education.