Lot 329 - Stephen Chambers RA - Untitled (2)
Ink on Paper
A6 (15x10cm) Original Artwork
Signed on Verso
Stephen Chambers studied at Winchester School of Art from 1978 to 1979 and then at St Martin’s School of Art from 1979 to 1982. He graduated with a Masters from Chelsea School of Art in 1983. Chambers has won many scholarships and awards, including a Rome Scholarship, a Fellowship at Winchester School of Art, and a Mark Rothko Memorial Trust Travelling Award. Besides his painting and printmaking, Chambers has also collaborated on three dance projects with the Royal Ballet: Sleeping with Audrey (1996), Room of Cooks (1997, 1999) and This House Will Burn (2001). Chambers has said that his work “speaks of states of mind, behaviours and sensibilities”, and critics have praised his use of colour.
Chambers’ most recent major project is The Court of Redonda, a large portrait series shown first in Venice during the 2017 Biennale, and subsequently at The Heong Gallery at Downing College, Cambridge. Chambers has a long association with Downing College, having been Artist in Residence at Kettle’s Yard in 1998. He also received an Honorary Fellowship from Downing College in 2016.
Recent solo exhibitions
2018 The Court of Redonda, The Heong Gallery at Downing College, University of Cambridge
2017 The Court of Redonda, Ca‘Dandolo, Venice
Works from the Press, Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Cornwall
2016 Recent Works, Northern Print, Newcastle
2015 Pickpocket, Atelier Rose & Gray, Hale, Manchester
2014 The Big Country and Other Stories, Pera Museum, Istanbul
2013 Black Mirror, Ten Art Gallery, Milan
2012 The Big Country (Artist’s Laboratory 06), Royal Academy of Arts
2010 Flowers Gallery, Cork Street, London
North House Gallery, Manningtree, Essex
Kings Place Gallery, London
2009 Wills Lane Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall
2008 University of Northumbria Gallery, Newcastle
2006 Flowers Central, London
2005 Galerie Frank Pages, Baden Baden, Germany
Flowers Graphics, London
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