A figurative sculptor, Bookstein studied sculpture at the University of Oregon (1991-95) under Paul Buckner and Laura Alpert. He is currently sculpting live models at the Art Student's League of New York with Barney Hodes, Arslan and Anthony Antonios.
Winner of the 2018 Nessa Cohen Grant
Winner of the 2017 Bruno Lucchesi Grant
Winner of the 2016 Vivan A. Frankel Grant