Curriculum Vitae ~ Adam Booth
Dumfries and Galloway.
Born: London - 10th December, 1963.
Current commissions include:
Gate to 13th century castle, Penrith.
Past work and commissions include:
Garden gates to private estate.
Paschal candle stick for Episcopalian church.
Driveway gates to private house Galloway.
Made Fellow of the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths, FWCB.
Decorative screen railings, Public art commission, Stranraer.
Entrance Gate for new primary school in Cambridge. (competition winner)
Entrance railing, Timespan Heritage Centre, Helmsdale.
Walled garden gate private estate, Shropshire.
Public art commission for two bridge balustrades in Inverness.
Ironwork seminar tutor, Sevenoaks School, Kent.
Commission for two gates to private garden in Galloway
Commission for gate to private garden in Kendal
Commission for art gallery balustrade in Penrith
Commission 100m long metal stream for private Garden, Kirkcudbright
Champion, Royal Norfolk Show, 2004.
Judge for ironwork at the Royal Highland Show, Edinburgh
Creative development award from Scottish Arts Council
Commissioned to make set of four gates to large Estate on Black isle
Master class tutor at Keilder BABA event
Commissions throughout UK
Large entrance gate for private estate in Yorkshire
Public art commission Callender House, Falkirk
Large entrance gate for private estate, Bolton Abbey
Trellis / gate for private estate, Scotland
Staircase for manor house, Chobham
1998: Demonstrator at BABA AGM conference
Public art commission for Dumfries Whitesands, Riverside railings and seating
Commission for gates, Antigua, West Indies.
Commission for lighting, Antigua, West Indies.
AAA Value Added Exhibition Aberdeen (work used for publicity poster)
Celtic omnibus Art bus Exhibition Fife
Exhibiting in Fe tour
Commission for balustrade, Antigua, West Indies.
Geraldine Scott design award "Highly commended" Gordon district council
Exhibiting in Fe tour
Master class tutor BABA In Scotland
Commission for staircase balustrade - House of Formartine, Haddo, Aberdeen
Commission for Fish screen sculpture for Scottish Museum of Fisheries Unveiled by H.R.H Princess Anne.
Member of Crafts Committee at the Scottish Arts Council.
Exhibited "Made in Scotland" Beauly.
Selected for Crafts Council's index of selected makers.
Exhibited in "Fire works" touring exhibition shown at Aberdeen, Hamilton, Glasgow, Stirling, Kingussie, Wick, Thurso, St Andrews, and Edinburgh.
Sotheby’s catalogue front cover.
Winner of Forging Links design competition, Usher Gallery, Lincoln.
Selected to represent UK at the EEC crafts exhibition in Avignon.
National Finalist in Livewire "In Business Challenge".
Exhibited at First International Festival of Iron.
Winner of Rachel Reckitt sculpture award.
Exhibited at Glasgow Garden Festival.
Winner Craft Guild competition, Dumfries and Galloway.
Started PIPERS FORGE.
Winner of regional finals "Livewire" start up award.
Worked as a crew member on transatlantic yacht delivery.
Hereford College, blacksmithing course.
Served a motor vehicle apprenticeship
Educated at Kilquhanity House School.
Magazine and Newspaper Articles:
April 2009 - House & Garden. No 1 in top ten UK blacksmiths.
October 2006 - DG&B Life magazine.
August 2006 - Westmorland Gazette
September 2004 - Yorkshire post magazine
May 2000 - The Field
March 1999 - Artist newsletter magazine
December 6th 1994 - The Herald
August 6th 1990 - The Times
October 1990 - The Sunday Times
February 1998 - Country Life
March 1995 - Country Life
January 1995 - Perspectives on architecture
January 1989 - Scotland on Sunday
The New Iron Age - Coach house publications, Amina Chatwin
The Contemporary Blacksmith - Shiffer publishing, Donna Meilach
Architectural Ironwork - Shiffer publishing, Donna Meilach
2008: Made fellow of the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths, FWCB.
2006: Arts and Crafts marketing grant, Dumfries and Galloway Council.
2004: Creative development award from Scottish Arts Council
2004: Arts and Crafts marketing grant Dumfries and Galloway Council
1995: Geraldine Scott design award "Highly commended" Gordon district council
1993: Selected for Crafts Council's index of selected makers.
1991: Winner of Forging Links design competition, Usher Gallery, Lincoln
1990: Selected to represent UK at the EEC crafts exhibition in Avignon.
1990: National Finalist in Livewire "In Business Challenge".
1989: Winner of Rachel Reckitt sculpture award. First International Festival of Iron, Cardiff
1988: Winner Craft Guild competition, Dumfries and Galloway.
1987: Winner of regional finals "Livewire" start up award