British painter and printmaker Stephen Chambers studied at Winchester (1978–79) and St Martin’s Schools of Art (1979–82), prior to graduating with a Masters from Chelsea School of Art in 1983. He is the recipient of numerous scholarships and awards including a Rome Scholarship, a Winchester School of Art Fellowship and a Mark Rothko Memorial Trust Travelling Award. He was Artist in Residence at Kettle’s Yard in 1998 and was elected a Royal Academician in 2005. Chambers has exhibited widely, with more than 40 solo exhibitions. and his most recent major project, a large portrait series entitled ‘The Court of Redonda’, first shown in the 2017 Venice Biennale, was subsequently at The Heong Gallery at Downing College, Cambridge, from where he received an Honorary Fellowship in 2016. The artist 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). He has said that his work ‘speaks of states of mind, behaviours and sensibilities’.
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