CV

  • Email
    • fionachambers[at]gmail[dot]com

Education & Qualifications

  • 2010 – 2011
    • MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
  • 2003 – 2006
    • BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting, National College of Art and Design, Dublin
  • 2002 – 2003
    • Diploma in Foundation Studies Art and Design, University of Ulster Faculty of Art Belfast

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

  • 2015
    • After Hours II: Fiona Chambers and Aideen Doran, Platform Arts – Belfast
  • 2014
    • After Hours: Fiona Chambers and Aideen Doran, Glasgow Project Room
  • 2009
    • The following programme may contain scenes that have been created purely for entertainment purposes, Monster Truck Gallery & Studios – Dublin

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2016
    • The Future is Self Organised, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick
  • 2013
    • Implicated, MART, Dublin
    • Summer Fête, Ceri Hand Gallery, London
    • Modern Witchcraft, ASC Gallery, London
  • 2012
    • Future Perfect, Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin
    • Scáileán, London Irish Film Festival, ICC, London
    • Digital Sizzle, Whitechapel Gallery, London
    • Carte Blanche for Gloria Zein: I can’t stop the dancing chicken, film screenings, Goethe-Institut London
    • Propeller Island 9: Crossing the Line, X Marks the Bökship, London
    • Female Irish Artists, Five Years Gallery, London
  • 2011
    • Quelle Horreur, scissors cuts paper, Guesthouse, Cork
    • MA Fine Art Graduate Show, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
    • Chelsea Salon Series, Chisenhale Gallery, London
    • PITV (Propeller Island Television), Supermarket 2011, Stockholm
    • Chelsea M.A. Interim Show, Triangle Space, Chelsea, London
  • 2010
    • Pallasades “Score for 51°57’N 08°40’W”, Black Mariah/Triskel Arts Centre, Cork
    • Bizarre Bazaar, Pallas Contemporary Projects, Dublin
    • Futures 10, RHA Gallery, Dublin
    • Something tells me it’s all happening at the zoo, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin
    • Dorm, Model Arts Centre, Sligo with Pallas Contemporary Projects
    • Scissorscutspaper ‘Yellow Issue’ exhibition and zine launch, Space Invaders, Cork
    • Video Killed the Radio Star, RHA Gallery II & III, Dublin. Part of the artist curates series. Curated by 126.
  • 2009
    • Paper Work, Pallas Contemporary Projects, Dublin
    • Iceolation, SÍM Residency Exhibition and Open Studios, Reykjavik
    • Sex, Guise and maybe some Videotape, Cross Gallery, Dublin
    • How do you know?, Blankspace Gallery, Oakland, California.
    • Town and Country, Kinsealy House, Dublin
    • Art Swap, Monster Truck Gallery in This Must Be The Place curated by Paul Murnaghan and Sally Timmons – IMOCA, Dublin
  • 2008
    • Winter Salon, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin
    • Pallasades, Pallas Contemporary Projects, Dublin
    • You couldn’t make it up, Lovinspoon Café, Dublin
    • Scissorscutspaper ‘Folds’, One Gallery, Dublin
    • Art Swap, Monster Truck Gallery & Studios, Dublin
    • Big Foot, Monster Truck Gallery & Studios, Dublin
  • 2007
    • Scissors Cuts Paper, Monster Truck Gallery & Studios, Dublin
    • The Blackboard Project, Curved Street Café, Dublin
    • New Works – Lucy Sheridan and Fiona Chambers, Lovinspoon Café, Dublin
    • Boyle Arts Festival, Boyle, Roscommon
    • Céad in China, 411 Galleries, Shanghai, China.
  • 2006
    • RDS Student Awards Travelling Exhibition, RDS, Dublin – travelling to Lisburn and Tipperary
    • NCAD Degree Show, Dublin
  • 2005
    • New Irish Painting, Context Gallery, Londonderry
    • All at once together, at the same time, Colony Gallery, Birmingham
    • Sofa So Good, Third Year Painting NCAD, Filmbase, Dublin

Exhibitions as Co-curator

  • 2009
    • Paper Work, Pallas Contemporary Projects, Dublin
  • 2008
    • Folds, scissorscutspaper, One Gallery, Clare Street, Dublin
    • New Works, Shea Dalton, One Gallery, Clare Street, Dublin
    • In Pursuit of a Line, Ferdia Maglochlainn, One Gallery, Clare Street, Dublin
    • Snowberry, Louise Manifold, One Gallery, Clare Street, Dublin
  • 2006
    • Scissors Cuts Paper, scissorscutspaper, Monster Truck Gallery & Studios
  • 2005
    • Sofa So Good, NCAD Third Year Painting, Filmbase

Experience & awards

  • Guesthouse Residency, October 2011
  • Travel and Training Award, Arts Council Ireland, 2010
  • Digital Access Residency, Fire Station Artist Studios, Dublin, Feb – Dec 2010
  • SÍM Residency, Reykjavik, October 2009

Selected Articles / Publications

  • ‘Modern Witchcraft’, Juan Bolivar and ASC Gallery, 2013
  • ‘Bright Futures at the RHA’, Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times, September 4th 2010
  • ‘Futures 09/10’, Royal Hibernian Academy, September 2010
  • ‘Young, Gifted and RHA’, The Dubliner, February 2010
  • ‘Big Foot’, Royal Hibernian Academy Newsletter, Spring 2008
  • Curator’s Essay by Marianne O’Kane, New Irish Painting Catalogue, October 2005.

Collections

  • Office of Public Works, Dublin
  • Private Collections