Chris Booth

Chris Booth – Biography

b. 1948, New Zealand.
Based in New Zealand.

Born in Kerikeri Chris Booth has been at the forefront of environmental sculpture in a number of countries for over four decades. Chris has a profound interest in developing a creative language that involves deeply meaningful relationships with landforms, flora, and fauna. He has a special interest in trying to communicate a real sense of responsibility to our living planet. Social history and engagement with the wider community, in particular the Indigenous community, are paramount to his art practice. In addition, while engaging and often pioneering in these practices, Chris has over the past three decades gone on to produce large to very large public commissions in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, UK, Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, France, and Germany.