Matthew Chambers

Born1975 London
Education
2002 - 04MA Ceramics, Royal College of Art, London
1999 - 02BA hons (1st) Ceramics, Bath School of Art
1993 - 99Apprentice and Employee for Philip Wood, Somerset
Awards
2013Award shortlist, British Ceramics Biennial, Stoke-on-Trent
2009Shortlist, Westerwald Prize, Keramikmusem, Germany
2009Diploma, 5th World Ceramic Biennale, Icheon, Korea
2006Ceramic Review Prize Awarded, Ceramic Art London
2002Poole Pottery Award, New Designers
Recent exhibitions
2016Mouvements Modernes, Paris
Solo Show, New Craftsman, St Ives, Cornwall
Masters of Their Material (with Susan O’Byrne), Contemporary Applied Arts, London
Contemporary Ceramic Centre, London
2015Puls Ceramics, Brussels, Belgium
2014The Pavilion of Art and Design, Paris, with Mouvements Modernes
2013Solo show, Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
British Ceramics Biennial Award Exhibition, Stoke-on-Trent
2012Solo show, Mouvements Modernes, Galerie Dutko, Paris
Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
Solo show, New Craftsman, St Ives
Dessiner Le Vide, Biennale Vallauris, France
2012 & 13Collect, The Saatchi Gallery, London, with CAA
2011BRAFA - the Brussels Fine Art and Antiques Fair, Belgium
Through 50, Contemporary Ceramic Centre, Bloomsbury, London
2009Westerwald Prize Exhibition, Westerwald Museum, Germany
The 5th World Ceramic Biennale, Icheon, Korea
2008Solo show, Quay Arts, Isle of Wight UK
2007Effervescence, The Sussex Barn Gallery, Chichester
2007The Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, London
2006The New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey
2005 & 07Crafts Council at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London
2005The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Yorkshire
Commissions
2004Sculpture commissioned for the Rocco Forte Hotel Villa Kennedy in Germany
2006Two large sculptures commissioned for the Spirit of Adventure cruise Ship
2007Three large sculptures for the lobby of the Hyatt Great Eastern Hotel London
Public Collections
Jonathan Anderson and Loewe, Rome
Musée National de Céramique de Sèvres
Royal Brompton Hospital, London
National Museums, Scotland
The West Collection, London
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Andaz Hotel, Liverpool Street London

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