biography
Colin Booth Born in Gateshead
Lives and works in St. Leonards on Sea, East Sussex
   
Selected exhibitions  
   
2014 The nothing new - neon text installation, Folkestone view
  Time Spins (solo) One One Six Gallery, Tenterden
  Art 14 - London
  Cities of Ash - g39, Cardiff
  OMNIA SOMNIA - UpDown Gallery, Ramsgate (solo)
 

Seeing Beckett - Universities Of Chester and Liverpool John Moores

   
2013 PNUE - Electro Studios Project Space, St Leonards on Sea
   
2012 Jesus Wept - a neon text installation, The SPACE, St Leonards on Sea (solo) view
  International Sculpture Show - Sanyi Wood Sculpture Museum, Taiwan view
  BBBRGG - Art Olympics, Cardiff view
BBBRGG website
   
2011 Institute of Play and Other Collections at the Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne (solo) view
  Metropolis, Royal British Society of Sculptors, London
  East Sussex Open, Towner, Eastbourne
   
2010 Institute of Play - commission, V&A Museum of Childhood, London (solo) view
  Measure and Intuition, 1 Canada Square, London (solo)
   
2009 Metropolis - Herbert Read Gallery, UCCA, Canterbury (solo) view
  Art Salon, Amsterdam
   
2008 Intimate Geometry - Jerwood Space, London (solo)
   
2007 Small Paintings - Study Gallery, Poole (solo)
  Artist in Residence, Gozo Contemporary, Malta
  Matrix - oneonesix Tenterden, Kent (solo) view
   
2006 Monochromes - Lomas Davies, London (solo) view
   
2005 Light Waves - James Hockey Gallery, Farnham (solo)
   
2004 Revealing Light - Sassoon Gallery, Folkestone (solo) view
  Outfitters Gallery, Margate
   
2003 Galleria Uusitalo, Helsinki
  Artsway Open, Hampshire Experimental Spaces' Hastings Museum
   
2002 Tollergarden, Melbu, Norway (solo)
  'Colour White' De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea
   
2001 Recent Paintings - De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea (solo)
   
2000 Art Futures, Barbican, London
  Staring Out to Sea' Alan Baxter Assocs. London
  Way Out West - Electro Studios, St Leonards on Sea (solo)
   
1999 Art Futures, Royal Festival Hall, London
  White Gallery, Brighton
  Stevenson Gallery, Rye (solo)
   
1998 Clayton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
  Sussex Open, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery (commendation)
  Art@Haus, Jeremy Hunt Fine Art, London
   
1996 Martha Stvens Gallery, Suffolk
  Sussex Open, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
   
1995 Newlyn Gallery, Penzance Nicole Fahri, London (solo)
   
Biography  
   
2013 Electro Studios Project Space: set up new gallery and project space
2012 Visited Taiwan and Japan
2002 Curator and participating artist, "Colour White", De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea. A major survey of artists using white: from Naum Gabo and Ben Nicholson to Anish Kapoor and Callum Innes
   
2000-1 Major Award, Support for Individuals, Arts Council of England, South East
   
1999-2002 Curated individual and group shows, Electro Studios
   
1999-2001 Part time MA Fine Art, University of Brighton
   
1997-8 Founded Electro Studios, artists' studio and gallery complex, St Leonards on Sea
   
1993-8 Launched and directed international arts festival for young people (HYPFEST)
   
1993 Moved to Hastings and resumed painting
   
1982-3 Freelance film critic and journalist, Literary Review, The Face, Sunday Telegraph...
   
1980-2 Manager, Edinburgh Film Theatre and International Film Festival
   
1978-80 Freelance art critic, Art Monthly, Artscribe...
  Freelance curator, 'New Abstraction, a survey of Scottish abstract painting and sculpture
  Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh Writer's Bursary, Scottish Arts Council
   
1977-9 M Litt Fine Art, Edinburgh University
   
1975 Paintings shown in 369 Gallery and Talbot Rice Art Centre, Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne Polytechnic Gallery
   
  Studio visits to Agnes Martin and Brice Marden, USA
   
1973-6 BA (Hons) Fine Art (Painting) University of Northumbria
   
Public Collections  
   
  Royal Collection, Queen Sonja of Norway
  Conquest Hospital, East Sussex Healthcare Trust
  University for the Creative Arts, Farnham
  Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne