Young Masters Prize 2019

I am delighted that four of my drawings have been selected for the Young Masters Art Prize 2019. The prize recognises artists whose work responds to the art of the past.

For a preview of all fine art works in the Young Masters Art Prize 2019 click here and to see my work click here.

To Download the 2019 catalogue, with all artists' statements, please click here.

This year there is a People's Vote Award. To vote for your favourite artist in the show, please click here.


Humdrum


Four of my drawings, including a new 30-envelope drawing, will be displayed at 'Humdrum', a group show curated by Bruce Ingram

Opening 26th September
The Store Gallery, Dulwich College
6-9pm, all welcome


‘Humdrum’ brings together a group of artists who address the mundane, overlooked and sometimes boring aspects of daily life. Working between painting, sculpture, film, installation, drawing and collage, invited artists will create a dynamic display of artworks that reflect the often overlooked or disregarded.  For these artists the ephemeral and waste products of everyday life become the canvas for the fantastical, the act of boredom and repetition as potential for creative outcomes and everyday journeys providing new narratives. ‘Humdrum’ invites the viewer to look at the everyday world with fresh eyes, prompting us to re-think our relationship to mass-produced objects, technology and familiar places.

Exhibition continues 17th October open by appointment only. For appointments to visit the exhibition or for additional information please contact:   Susan Mullholland mulhollandsm@dulwich.org.uk or vBruce Ingram ingrambd@dulwich.org.uk

Follow @humdrumdc for further information and the inspiration behind the show.

artrabbit.com article: https://www.artrabbit.com/events/humdrum


Wells Art Contemporary 2019

Delighted that Dear Anni, gel pen, pencil on envelope, has been awarded the Parker Harris Mentoring Prize. The drawing was exhibited in the Wells Art Contemporary in Wells Cathedral, Somerset, 20th July - 11th August 2019. I loved visiting this city and seeing how the work sits within this historic place of worship. The Dean spoke about how the cathedral was the first in England to be fully built in the Gothic style and was radical in its time, making it the perfect backdrop to show contemporary art.


We Can Only Have Fun On Certain Days

Curated by Warbling Collective, 22nd - 30th April 2019

My Drawing Please (pencil, gel pens and conservation tape on envelope fragments) was exhibited in the Warbling Collective's third exhibition.

Stour Space, Roach Road, Hackney Wick

Please. found envelope fragments and conservation tape, gel pen and pencil, 2019.


OverDrawn 

Dark Yellow Dot Drawing Prize,  28th March - 24th April 2019

I am delighted to have been awarded first prize in the Dark Yellow Dot Drawing Prize 2019, curated by London Drawing Group and Dark Yellow Dot. Two of my drawings were selected and displayed in Buster Mantis in Deptford, alongside 9 other artists. 

At Buster Mantis, Deptford, which hosts some great live music events within the space.

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize

My drawing Correspondence is displayed alongside 69 drawings by 67 artists and makers, selected from 1,711 works from across the UK by Nigel Hall RA, artist; Megan Piper, contemporary art dealer; and Dr Chris Stephens, Director of The Holburne Museum in Bath. 


Interalia Magazine, March 2019

On the overlooked and forgotten

An interview about my work has been published in Interalia Magazine, a magazine about the intersections and relationships between art, science and consciousness, edited by Richard Bright: https://www.interaliamag.org/interviews/ruth-chambers/

Feature on art writer Ruth Millington's blog, October 2018

Delighted to be featured on writer Ruth Millington's fantastic blog. Based in Birmingham, she writes a huge variety of content about various facets of the art world. She's worked in galleries, arts education and has had writing published in a range of publications including The Daily Express and The Telegraph. Check out her blog for reviews of exhibitions, interviews with artists and to keep up to date of art world happenings in Birmingham and beyond.   http://www.ruthmillington.co.uk/ruth-chambers-envelope-art/

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