Master of Fine Art in Painting Maryland Institute College of Art
Mount Royal Graduate School of Art.
Studied under Babe Shapiro 1986
Bachelor of Art in Art
Lafayette College 1983

STUDIO:Ferry Street Studio, Easton Arts Building, Easton, PA

REPRESENTED BY: JUNE KELLY GALLERY. N.Y.C. SANDE WEBSTER GALLERY (online). Phila., PA MUSE ART Gallery. Atlanta, GA SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2011Richard A. and Rissa W. Grossman Gallery. ‘That Which is Necessary and Available’. Williams Arts Building, Easton, PA 2006 Sande Webster Gallery. ‘Ritual as Aesthetics’. Philadelphia, PA 2004The David A. Portlock Ctr. Gallery. Drawings Over Time. Lafayette College. Easton, PA 2003The MCS Gallery. ‘Frequency: A Photographic Exhibition of Moments, Events and Occurrence-Part 2’. Easton, PA 2003The Fox Optical Store Gallery. ‘Frequency: A Photographic Exhibition of Moments, Events and Occurrence-Part 1’. Bethlehem, PA 2002Du Bois Gallery. ‘Abstract Ex-Samples’. New Virtual Lithographs. Lehigh University. Bethlehem, PA 2001Open Space Gallery. ‘Translation: Substance and Form’. Virtual Lithographs. Allentown, PA 1996 June Kelly Gallery. New Paintings 1996Kauffman Gallery. Monotypes. Shippensburg Univ., Shippensburg, PA 1995 The Fabric Workshop and Museum. Installation: Material Culture and The Roe Prints. Philadelphia, PA 1995 Moravian College Gallery. Haupert Union Bldg. New Monoprints and The Color Studies. Bethlehem, PA 1993 June Kelly Gallery. New Paintings and Drawings. New York, NY 1993Connexions Gallery. Ink on Paper Drawings for Improvco, Easton, PA 1991The Esther M. Klein Art Gallery. New Works on Paper. Philadelphia, PA GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2011 GoggleWorks Gallery, GoogleWorks Exchange Exhibition, Reading, PA 2010 Banana Factory Third Floor Artists Gallery, The “Red Show” Bethlehem, PA (organizer/curator) 2010 THe Banana Factory Entrance Gallery, InVision Photo Festival, Bethlehem, PA 2010 THe Easton Silk Mill Space, Movies at he Mill-Regional Artists Exhibition, Easton, PA 2010 Sande Webster Gallery, Art On The Square: Blox Box. Philadelphia,PA 2010 The Banana Factory Main Gallery. 12th Annual Members Exhibition, Bethlehem, PA 2010 Sande Webster Gallery. Abstract Spaces-Four Artists, Philadelphia, PA 2009 The Banana Factory Main Gallery. Annual Members’ Exhibition. Bethlehem, PA 2009 Visual Notations & Mark Making: Drawings by Art Architecture and Design Faculty Girdler Gallery, University Center, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

2009Home & Planet Gallery, ‘The Third Mind: A Series of Collaborative Works on Paper’ [with Bill Hudders], Bethlehem, PA 2009Banana Factory Third Floor Gallery, Third Annual ‘Red Show’, Bethlehem, PA

2008Woodmere Art Museum, ‘In Search of Missing Masters: The Lewis Tanner Moore Collection of African American Art’, Philadelphia, PA 2008Bertha V.B. Lederer Gallery, ‘African American Artists on Paper’, SUNY, Geneseo, N.Y. 2008 Satura Gallery, ‘Genova Meets Easton: American Arts Festival’, Genoa, Italy. Curated by Karl Stirner 2008The Puck Building. ‘National Black Fine Art Show.’ New York, NY 2008Banana Factory Third Floor Artists’ Gallery. The ‘Red Show’ Bethlehem, PA [organizer / curator] z 2008 The Banana Factory Main Gallery. Annual Members’ xhibition. Bethlehem, PA 2007Banana Factory Third Floor Artists’ Gallery. The ‘Red Show’ Bethlehem, PA [organizer / curator] 2007The Banana Factory Main Gallery. Annual Members’ Exhibition. Bethlehem, PA 2006 The Puck Building. 10th Anniversary Black Fine Art Show. NYC 2006Home & Planet Gallery. ‘The U.S. Flag: Eight Interpretations of Old Glory’. Bethlehem, PA 2005Aljira Center for Contemporary Art. ‘African American Printmakers: The Legacy Continues’. Curator: Cynthia Hawkins. Newark, New Jersey 2005The Claire Hall Gallery. ‘Hand Made: An Exhibition of Original Prints made at The Print Studio’. Claire College, Cambridge, England. 2005 Susquehanna University Gallery. ‘African American Printmakers: The Legacy Continues.’ Curator: by Cynthia Hawkins. Susquehanna, PA. 2004Richard A. and Rissa W. Grossman Gallery. ‘Made Here’. Curator: Jim Toia. Easton, PA 2004Iacocca Gallery. ‘New Contemporary Photographers: 8 Visions’. Lehigh University. Bethlehem, PA 2003The Banana Factory. ‘A Celebration of Color: African American Printmakers of PA’. Bethlehem, PA. Curator: Curlee Holton 2003Reynardus and Moya Design Gallery. ‘New Contemporary Photographers: 8 Visions’. New York, NY 2002Richard A. and Rissa W. Gallery. Fundraising Exhibition Portfolio Project. Artists From the Experimental Print Institute. Williams Visual Arts Ctr. Easton, PA 2001Richard A. and Rissa W. Grossman Gallery. ‘Lehigh Valley Association of Colleges Faculty Exhibition’. Easton, PA 2001The MCS Gallery. ‘Easton Past and Future’. Easton, PA 2001Open Space Gallery. ‘Abstracta: Contemporary Abstraction’. Allentown, PA 2000The African American Museum. ‘Inaugural Biennial 2000: At the Crossroads.’ Curator: Helen Shannon. Philadelphia, PA 2000St John Evangelical Lutheran Church. ‘The Easton Circle: 50 Invited Artists to honor Karl Stirner’. Easton, PA


2000Meyerhoff Gallery. ‘Mt Royal School of Art 25th Anniversary Juried Exhibition’. Baltimore, MD 2000The MCS Gallery. Realism/ Abstraction/ Realism/ Abstraction Invitational Regional Exhibition. Easton, PA 2000David A. Portlock Cultural Center. A Multicultural View of Manhood, Lafayette College. Easton, PA 2000Puck Building. National Black Fine Art Show. New York, NY

2000The Stamford Center for the Arts. ‘African American Prints Commemorating Black History’. Stamford, CT 1999Sande Webster Gallery. ‘Common Substance’ Eric Pryor & Berrisford Boothe. Philadelphia, PA 1999Lorraine Kessler Gallery. Pondside Press Retrospective. Poughkeepsie, NY 1999Muse Gallery. Invitational Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA 1998Shippensburg University. Malcolm, Martin, Marcus & Amos. – 4 Men 4 Images. Special project for Af/Am History month. 1998D’Arte Majick Gallery. Erotic Art. Easton, PA 1998US Artists ’98 Exposition, “Blox Box,” 103rd Engineers Armory. Philadelphia, PA 1998Visual Arts Gallery. County College of Morris. Jim Toia’s “The Heinz Project”. Randolf, NJ

1998 The State Museum of Pennsylvania. Art of The State. Curator - Quint Gregory & Terrie Sultan. Harrisburg, PA 1998- Ben Shahn Gallery. William Patterson College. 99 “African American Artists & Printmaking: Practices and Perspectives”. Wayne NJ 1998Nexus Foundation for Today’s Art. Artists’ Selection II: Artists of Latin American and Caribbean Cultural Heritage”. Philadelphia, PA 1998The White Birch Gallery. “The Mythic Image”. Easton, PA

1998The Allentown Art Museum.26th Annual Juried Exhibition. Allentown, PA 1997The William Benton Museum of Art. “Caribbean Connections: Images of Identity and Culture. 1997Charter Oak Cultural Center Gallery. “Caribbean Connections: Images of Culture.” Hartford, CT. 1996The Allentown Art Museum. Celebrating Visual Traditions: Part III Curator - Fatima Brecht. Allentown, PA 1996Frank Martin Gallery. Muhlenberg College. Mayfair Juried Art Exhibit. Allentown, PA 1996The Sande Webster Gallery. Between Shape and Color: Greg Coates, Chuck Swanson, & Berrisford Boothe. Philadelphia, PA 1995Gettysburg College Gallery. African-American Printmakers - WPA to the Present. Gettysburg, PA 1995 The State Theater Gallery. “Expositio Extremo,” Easton, PA 1995The Gallery at Northampton. “Contradictory Conclusions Bethlehem, PA.


1995Siegel Gallery.“Prints From the Lehigh University Collection: Selections and New Acquisitions.” Represented Artists: Luis Cruz - Azaceta, Howard Finster Komar and Melamid, Adrian Piper, and Lorna Simpson. Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA. 1994The Payne Gallery. The 9th National Print Show, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA [Purchase Award Winner] 1994 The New Arts Program. Eastern Pennsylvania Salon Exhibition, Kutztown, PA 1994The Frank Martin Gallery. Mayfair Juried Exhibition. Curator: Rodger La Pelle, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA [Award winner] 1994Wilson Gallery. Faculty Exhibit Series. Three-person exhibit, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 1993-94 Albright-Knox Gallery. New York Art Scene Comes to Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 1993 Williams Center Art Gallery. Three Person exhibit; New Work, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 1993 The New Arts Program. Exhibition with Painter Howard Greenberg. Kutztown, PA 1993Williams Center Gallery. The Spontaneous Act. Exhibition Featuring Drawings by Michael Kessler, Howard Greenberg, Ed Kerns and Berrisford Boothe, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 1992Uumbaji Gallery. Descendents of the Diaspora. Kent State, Cleveland, OH 1992Kipp Gallery. Of Two Worlds: Bi-Cultural Perspectives on American Life. Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 1992State Theatre Gallery. Artists Who Teach. Easton, PA 1992Artsquad Gallery. Racism in America National Invitational Exhibition. Easton, PA 1991 New Arts Program. Eastern Pennsylvania Salon Invitational Exhibition. Kutztown, PA 1991Baum School of Art Gallery. 4th Annual Juried Exhibition. Curator: Martha Fleishman. [Award winner] Allentown, PA Bank Street Space. "Regeneration" Group Exhibition of Contemporary Paintings and Sculpture, Easton, PA 1990 14 Sculptors Gallery. Invitation Group Exhibition: Altars and Other Symbols. Curator: Ricardo Viera. NYC, NY 1990New Arts Program. Invitation Exhibition. Kutztown, PA 1990Girdler Gallery. Lehigh University Art & Architecture Faculty Exhibition. Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 1990Open Space Gallery. Berrisford Boothe, Gable Young, and Kristen Van Ingen. Allentown, PA 1990 Allentown Art Museum. Twenty- second Juried Show. Curator: Lynn Zevlansky. Allentown, PA 1989Open Space Gallery. Group Exhibition. Allentown, PA 1989Open Space Gallery. Each One Invites One, Group Exhibition. Allentown, PA 1990 Abbington Gallery. John Hubbard and Berrisford Boothe. Two-person exhibition. Paintings and Drawings In Ink. Easton, PA 1988Gallery 124. Gallery 124 Invitational Show, Group Exhibition. Kenosha, WI 1988Open Space Gallery. John Hubbard and Berrisford Boothe. Two-Person Exhibition. Allentown, PA

1988The Eye Gallery. New Contemporary Artists Exhibition. Bristol, England


1998 Faculty Research Grant. Produce, calibrate, print and exhibit new digital lithographs. 1994 Franz and Class of l968 Jr. Faculty Fellowship 1997 for continued development of interactive Web-based multi-media system. 1990 City of Easton Arts Grant. Easton, PA

FELLOWSHIPS 1986Traveling Fellowship for Painting from the Walters Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD. Awarded by John Yau, (Artist /Critic) Art Forum, New Art Examiner

RESIDENCIES 2005The Print Studio. Cambridge, England. Collaborative Prints with Master Printmaker – Kip Gresham 2004-05 St. Barnabas Press.Cambridge, England.

2004-05 The London Print Studio. London, England. 2005Artist in Residence 1994Lehigh University Faculty Research Grant for Residency at Pondside Press. Artist in Residence. Rhinebeck, NY (funded) 1993-94 The Fabric Workshop and Museum. Artist in Residence, Philadelphia, PA (funded) 1994 The Brandywine Print Workshop. Artist in Residence. Philadelphia, PA (funded)

MEDIA 2009Interview: The Making of ‘The Third Mind Exhibition’ by Kenn Michael Featuring Berrisford Boothe and Bill Hudders. WDIY Public Radio, Bethlehem, PA 2008Interview: State Theater Exhibition of Richard Martinez by Kenn Michael. WDIY Public Radio, Bethlehem, PA 2008Interview: ‘ValleyArts’ – The Art of Richard Martinez, by Vincent Mondillo, Featuring Berrisford Boothe, Ken Endick and Karl Stirner. RCN Cable T.V. 2004Featured Artist Interview. ‘Valley Arts: The Art of Berrisford Boothe’- Regional Arts Program 1998Interview. Suburban Cable’s “Artbeat”. Lansdale, PA Feature Interview by Adrienne Redd 1994Interview. WFMZ-TV Channel 69. Censorship of Local Arts Funding. Allentown, PA 1994Interview. Channel 39. New Arts Program: New Arts Alive. The Future Of Abstract Painting. Reading, PA 1993Interview. Channel 39. New Arts Program: New Arts Alive. The Nature of Collaboration. Reading, PA 1992-Valley Arts Feature Spots WFMZ-TV Channel 69 Allentown, PA 93


2010 ArtsQuest / Banana Factory Council - Artists’ Representative 2007- 2009ArtsQuest / Banana Factory Council – Artists’ Representative 2004Lecturer: Visiting Artist Presentation. ‘A Celebration of Color’ The Banana Factory Education series. Bethlehem, PA 2001Analyzing Visual Structures in Contemporary Art. Allentown Art Museum. Allentown, PA 1998Lecturer: The State of the Art World & The 26th Annual Juried Exhibition. Allentown Art Museum. Allentown, PA


1996 Juror: “1996-1997 Challenge Competition” The Samuel S. Fleisher Memorial Art Center, Philadelphia, PA 1993- Panel Member: The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. 96Interdisciplinary Grant Committee 1996 Keynote Speaker, Easton Area High School -National Arts Honor Society Ceremony. Easton, PA 1994 Visiting Artist/Lecturer, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA. Jacob Lawrence: American Griot. 1994Juror - York Arts Association, York, PA 1994Member: Cultural Arts Committee, City of Easton, PA (resigned) 1993Keynote Speaker: College Recognition Ceremony. College of Arts and Science. [Real Presence/Flux and Complexity]. 1993Cultural Arts Alliance Committee. City of Easton, PA 1989City of Easton Arts Grants Committee 1989Musikfest Mural Artist Selection Committee, Bethlehem, PA 1987Lecturer, Easton Area High School Teachers, 'Developing Visual and Design Aesthetics for High School Students' 1985Visiting Artist/ Lecturer: Lafayette College, Easton, PA


March 2010 Selkie’s “Voices of a People” A Powerful Inclusive History Lesson. The Morning Call June 2008Bigazzi, Stefano, La mostra U.S. Art – America visionaria una scoperta corale.” La Repubblica June 2008Compagnino, Lucia “LAtre Americana Sbarca In Piazza Stella.”Il Secolo X1X, Italy. Feb 2007Willistein, Paul “Artist Seeing Red.” The Press Jul 2006Gehman, Geoff “Eight Works Use Many Shades to Depict the Red, White and Blue.” The Morning Call Mar 2004Gehman, Geoff “Visions' freshens outlook for the weary and the wary.” The Morning Call

REVIEWS (cont.)

Dec 2002Gehman, Geoff “Berrisford Boothe’s Illusory Art in Plain Sight at Lehigh University.” Morning Call June 2001Sienzant, Tony “Allentown’s Show Artists renew the Abstract.” The Morning Call Feb 2001Sienzant, Tony “Boothe’s Digital Prints Tell Their Own Story” The Morning Call Oct 2000Fallon, Roberta “Art: Talking It Up” Philadelphia Weekly

Sept 2000Hunter Jr., Al “A New Way of Art: Black Artists Use Unique Styles in Works” Philadelphia Daily News Jan 1998Rice, Robin “Invitation Only: Artists’ Selection II: Part I. Philadelphia City Paper Jan 1998Gehman, Geoff “Mythic Image” Could create legend of its own”. The Morning Call. Jan 1998Endick, Ken. “New Art Show Focuses on Mythic Image”. The Express. Feb 1995Sozanski, Edward J. “Wise Metaphors From Billowing Silken Veils” The Philadelphia Inquirer. Mar 1995Gehman, Geoff “Boothe’s Exhibitions Show His Creativity.” The Morning Call. Feb 1993 Gehman, Geoff. 'The Art of the Moment.' The Morning Call. Feb 1993 Welker, Janie. ‘Art Born of Africa Slavery.' The Express Times. Apr l991 Sozanski, Edward J, ‘On Galleries; Science Center.' The Philadelphia Inquirer. Apr 1991 Welker, Janie. Easton Alight with Art Tonight' The Express- Times. Jan 1990 Gehman, Geoff 'Art Museum's Juried Works Speak In Aggressive Tones.' The Morning Call. Jan 1990 Welker, Janie. 'Clear Vision Produces Mixed Results.' The Express Times. Aug1990 Higgins, Tim. 'A Special Mix of Styles and Techniques at Open Space.' The Morning Call. Aug1990Welker, Janie. 'Easton Trio Paints Mural Platz. Lithe lines, flowing notes and Color.' The Express Times. Oct l988Redd, Adrienne. 'Open Space A Harmonious Textural Show.' The Express Times. May 1988 Passes, Trisha. 'Hanging A Great Scott. Contributing European Critic, Art Forum, Bath and West Evening Chronicle. Bath, England May 1988 Gartside, Mike. 'Visions From The Young At Art Bristol Evening Post. Bristol, England


2008In Search of Missing Masters: The Lewis Tanner Moore Collection of African American Art. Woodmere Art Museum. Piccari Press. 2008Genova Meets Easton: American Art Festival. Stirner, Napoli, Pepe &Tagliafierro. Satura Cultural Association. 2003The Fine Artist’s Guide to Marketing and Self-Promotion. [Revised edition]. Julius Vitali. Allworth Press. 2001Creative Spirituality: The Way of the Artist. Author – Robert Wuthnow. California Press. One of One Hundred artists interviewed nationwide. 2000Collecting African-American Art: Works on Paper and Canvas. Author – Halima Thaha. Crown Point Press. 1997 American Visions Magazine. Feature Artist: “9 Personal Visions” 1996The Fine Artists Guide To Marketing and Self-Promotion. Feature Artist. Julius Vitali. 1994 The Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine. "Social Fabrics." Gwen Florio. 1988 The Express. 'Enjoy' Magazine. Janie Welker.


2010 Performance (actor) - Voices of a People’s HIstory of the United States. Unitarian Universalist Church. Bethlehem, Pa 2000Performance – The African-American Historical and Cultural Museum, Philadelphia, PA. ‘The Beclemko Project’ w/h Kojiro Umezaki


1999Performance – The Art Director’s Club, NYC – “The Beclemko Project” v2.0 w/h Kojiro Umezaki. Multi-media improvisational work featuring computers, video renderings and real-time virtual drawing. 1998Performance – “The Beclemko Project” v1.0. Full Cross-media Concert featuring Improvisational Japanese music and Virtual Drawing on new technologies. Collaborators: Kojiro Umezaki (software & programming), Clem Skorupka (systems analysis/ control), & Berrisford Boothe (Conceptual leader & virtual drawing). The Theatre Outlet, Allentown, PA Collaboration - Development of Interactive, Improvisational 1994 - Web-based Multimedia Program. This includes conceptual input toward developing new software with 1997composer Kojiro Umezaki and physicist Clem Skorupka 1993Public Painting Performance with Musician Gary Hassay and Painter Howard Greenberg. The New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA


1993Public Drawing Performance with Musician Gary Hassay. The Williams Center, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 1992Collaboration - Drawings combining poetry Exquisite Corpse collaboration with poet Lee Upton. Easton, PA 1990Performance - Rapid, Swift and Co. Interdisciplinary Trio Featuring Karen Carlson and Gary Hassay. The Williams Center, Lafayette College, Easton, PA


2010LUAG Collection. Video: Lewis Tanner Moore Videa #3 from the ‘I Can’t STand the Rain’ series. 2005 The Fitzwilliam Museum Collection. Cambridge, U.K. 2005 Kasser Foundation Collection. Montclair, N.J. 2003The Phoenix Group. Philadelphia, PA 2002City of Easton Mayor’s Office. Easton, PA 2002David A. Portlock Center at Lafayette College. Easton, PA 2002Universidad de Costa Rica. San Jose, Costa Rica 2002Lafayette College Permanent Collection. Easton, PA 2002City of Easton Collection. Easton, PA 2002Allentown Art Museum. Allentown, PA 1995Lehigh University, Permanent Collection. Bethlehem, PA 1994Moravian College Collection, Permanent Collection. Bethlehem, PA 1994AT&T. New York, NY 1993AT&T. New York, NY 1991The University City Science Center, Permanent Collection.


2010 Nora & Marty Soltzman Collection, Cherry Hill, NJ. * More available on request

CURATING 2010 Matthew Burrows ‘The Individual Eye.’ LUAG GIrdler Gallery. Bethlehem, PA. 2007- 2008Organizer & co-curator of ‘Integrity of Vision: The Inaugural Exhibition of Art by Richard Martinez.’ The State Theater Gallery. Easton, PA. 2004Curator: Suffolk Skies and Slab Pots – Paintings by Dorse Jukes Dunwich Town Hall Gallery. Dunwich, U.K. 2003-Co-curator / Organizer / Promoter – The Art of Frank Wyso 2004 (Wysochanski) PA Outsider Artist. Show organized with Steve Lichak and Ranjeet Pawar of Monsoon Gallery, Bethlehem, PA 2001Curator: Impressions II – Images From China [Elaine Chew]. Girdler Gallery. Lehigh University. Bethlehem, PA 2000Curator: Paintings of Rastafarian Culture by Ras Ibrak. Connexions Gallery, Easton, PA 1999Curator: “Abstraction.” The Banana Factory. Bethlehem, PA 1996Curator: Four Artists [Juliana Anzalone, Brian McGrath, Kathryn Morgenstern, & Brant Ritter]. Connexions Gallery. Easton, PA 1996Curator: “Blacks In The Valley”: Photography of Learie Carasco. Girdler Gallery, Lehigh University. Bethlehem, PA 1992Curator: 'Affordable Shelter”: Architecture for the Homeless. Open Space Gallery, Allentown, PA 1991Curator: 'Images of African-America.' Works by Tom Miller and Greg Henry, Open Space Gallery, Allentown, PA

OTHER 2008- 2012Chief Curator & Committee member – Thalidomide 2012. All dimensions and planning of three concurrent art and scientific exhibitions from and relating to the 50th Anniversary of Thalidomide being withdrawn from the market. London, England. 2008Keynote Speaker: BCS – The British Computer Society-HC2008. ‘The Patient Case for the Construction and Expeditious Implementation of an Electronic Architecture for Health Information.’ Harrogate, England. 2005Lecture: Online Access to Healthcare Information- A Case for Inclusion. British Computer Society, The National Health Service & The Thalidomide Trust. London, England 2006Master of Ceremony “A Lehigh Valley Christmas.” 2006Locating and Identifying Thalidomide Survivors in Jamaica. Director of The Thalidomide Trust, U.K. and organized, publicized and spearheaded a nationwide search for unidentified survivors in Jamaica prior to the 12/31/06 deadline for filing for remuneration (one week). 2005Exhibition: CB2 Restaurant & Bistro gallery. ‘Frequency’ New photoprints. Cambridge, England 2001- Member: Arts Community of Easton 2002 1998[30] New Works in Chinese Ink – The Montreal Drawing Session with Kojiro Umezaki 1991Member: Regeneration Artists Group, Easton, PA


Introductory Chapter Essay for USIA project on African- American Art. (Author William Scott)