Lauren Booth is a contemporary artist exploring ideas through sculpture. She is currently working on several commissions which vary in scale, concept and materials. Booth works regularly with a wide range of media including bronze, neon, resin and LED.
Booth’s most recent solo show, Happy, opened at the Wilson Museum in 2019 and included site-specific outdoor sculptures at the Southern Vermont Art Center. In 2017, Booth created Electric Menagerie for the gorgeous grounds of Waddesdon Manor in the UK. For this show, Booth dreamt up 17 illuminated sculptures that took the viewer on a journey through the historic and enchanted grounds. In 2015, The Illumination Show premiered at the Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury, Conn.
Booth’s work is featured in the Rothschild Collection at Windmill Hill, the Norman Foster Foundation Headquarters in Madrid and the Mattatuck Museum. It has been seen in Architectural Digest and is in distinguished collections around the world.
Booth grew up in Fair Oaks, Calif., and spent 17 years living abroad before relocating with her family to rural Connecticut in 2010. Embracing the change in lifestyle from London to the countryside, her family started a farm where they grow fruits and vegetables, make maple syrup and raise chickens, turkeys, pigs, sheep and cows. Booth is a beekeeper and a member of the Backyard Beekeepers Association.
Booth earned her BA in theatre from the USC School of Dramatic Arts in 1991. She currently serves on the USC School of Dramatic Arts Board of Councilors and the Rumsey Hall School Board in Washington, Conn.
Booth is the proud mother of six. Her eldest son graduated from the USC Marshall School Class of ’21.