Digital Media, Intro to Art History
- M.F.A., Pennsylvania State University
Nate Booth is a Minneapolis native, who, after receiving a Master of Fine Arts Degree from Pennsylvania State University in 2007, returned to his home region to teach art at North Dakota State University. He calls himself a ‘nomadic artist’, as he explores the many realms of art and its boundaries. He has taught: Digital Media, 2-D Design, Introduction to Visual Arts, Introduction to Drawing as well as community classes on painting, drawing, and bookmaking. He was the coordinator for North Dakota Governor’s School in Visual Arts in 2009 and 2010. In 2008, while being led by the all-great Kent Kapplinger, Booth created a website for the Mid America Print Council Conference which was hosted in Fargo, ND.
Driven to the brinks of insanity, Booth finds inspiration in the realms beyond. His art involves an evoking of stories that include sensitivity and chaos, in a realm that is half dream and half media-culture.
His most current (in-the-works) projects include a graphic novel entitled: the Kindling Effect, as well as a large-scale installation called Transcendental Box. The installation includes four urn sculptures flanking a large dome-like structure that will house the artist for three days in an endurance performance, tentatively scheduled for the Fall of 2012.
Booth’s diversity is a blessing and a curse, leading him into unchartered territories that include the dichotomy of mysticism to the banal.
His work has challenged the parameters of art medium as he blends 2-D, 3-D and digital media into a world of his own mythos. Booth’s artworks have been shown both locally and nationally at the Plains Art Museum, the defunct Upfront Gallery, the Chashama Gallery in New York City, and online at Projekt30. He has been featured in the High Plains Reader as well as in ArtBuzz The 2008 Collection.