biography
Colin Booth Born in Gateshead
Lives and works in St. Leonards on Sea, East Sussex
   
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