Ruth Chambers lives and works in South London.

Shows

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

The Art of Isolation, curated by Rod Kitson, Surrey Quays Shopping Centre,  2020

Swap Art Editions #5: ISLAND, curated by Robin Tarbet. Creekside Arts, Deptford. And digital exhibition on www.skelf.org.uk, 2020

London Art Fair with Cynthia Corbett Gallery, Business Design Centre, Islington, 2020

Painting Open, No Format Gallery, Deptford, 2019

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

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

humdrum, curated by Bruce Ingram, The Store Dulwich College,  2019

Young Masters Art Prize, La Galleria Pall Mall, 2019

Wells Art Contemporary, Wells Cathedral, Somerset, 2019.

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

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

RCA Secret exhibitions, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Sketch to the Limits, Foyles Gallery London, 2012

Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space London and touring exhibition 2011




Awards

Young Masters Art Prize Shortlist, 2019

Parker Harris Mentoring Prize, Wells Art Contemporary, 2019

Dark Yellow Dot Drawing Prize, first prize (curated by London Drawing Group), 2019

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, shortlist, 2018

Jerwood Drawing Prize, shortlist, 2011


Publications

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)

Education

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)

Using Format