Ruth Chambers lives and works in South London.



Dance First, Think Later, curated by Andrew Bracey, Kate Buckley and Nick Simpson, General Practice, Lincoln, July-August 2020

By appointment   



The Art of Isolation, curated by Rod Kitson, Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, July-3rd August 2020

Swap Art Editions #5: ISLAND, curated by Robin Tarbet. Preview: March 13th 6-9pm. Open 12th-15th March 12-6pm daily. 8-12 Creekside, Deptford, SE8 3DX.  Digital exhibition on,  22 January - 21 April 2020

Cynthia Corbett Gallery at London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, Islington, 21-26 January 2020.

Painting Open, No Format Gallery, Deptford, December 2019

Perpetual Shift, curated by Nicholas Dietrich. The Koppel Project, London, November 2019

Hospital Rooms 20x20 Fundraiser, Elephant West, London, October 2019

humdrum, curated by Bruce Ingram, The Store Dulwich College, September/October 2019

Young Masters Art Prize, La Galleria Pall Mall, September 2019

Wells Art Contemporary, Wells Cathedral, Somerset, July/August 2019.

Warbling Collective: We Can Only Have Fun on Certain Days, Stour Space, Hackney, London, April 2019

Trinity Buoy Wharf (formerly Jerwood) Drawing Prize 2018, touring exhibition, September 2018 - May 2019 

"OverDrawn" Dark Yellow Dot Drawing Prize (awarded first prize), curated by London Drawing Group. Buster Mantis, Deptford, London. March - April 2019 

ING Discerning Eye Exhibition, The Mall Galleries, London, 2018 

RCA Secret exhibition, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Sketch to the Limits, Foyles Gallery London, 2012

Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space London and touring exhibition 2011


Shortlist: Young Masters Art Prize, 2019

Parker Harris Mentoring Prize, Wells Art Contemporary, 2019

First Prize: Dark Yellow Dot Drawing Prize (curated by London Drawing Group), 2019

Shortlist: Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018

Shortlist: Jerwood Drawing Prize 2011


Interview in Interalia Magazine: An online magazine dedicated to interactions between the arts, sciences and consciousness. March 2019.

Interview with Lauren Little on Dark Yellow Dot blog: Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Envelope Art

Feature on arts writer Ruth Millington's blog, October 22, 2018

Strings, Antler Press, collaboration with poet Keiran Goddard.

Drawing Projects: An Exploration of the Language of Drawing, Jack Southern and Mick Maslen (Black Dog Publishing, 2011) (Contributing artist)


Master's: History of Art, University of Oxford (2006-07)

BA Combined Honours: History of Art and Philosophy, University of Durham (2003-06)

BTEC Foundation diploma: Fine Art, University of Gloucestershire (2002-03)

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