BiographyEddie Chambers is a British artist born in 1960. He currently lives between Bristol, Edinburgh and Austin (Texas). He has received his BA in Fine Art from Sunderland Polytechnic in 1983 and a PhD in Art History from Goldsmiths College, University of London in 1998.
Since the early 1980s, he has been involved in first organising, then curating a number of artists’ exhibitions in the United Kingdom as well as in a number of other countries. His curatorial projects have included solo exhibitions by Eugene Palmer, Avtarjeet Dhanjal, Denzil Forrester, Medina Hammad, Anthony Key, Mildred Howard and Pat Ward Williams. In addition to his exhibition and curatorial work, he has also produced written works including reviews, texts, catalogues essays, articles and so on.
As a visual artist, he has also had his solo and group exhibitions in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. In 1989, he established the African and Asian Visual Artists’ Archive (AAVAA) which only dedicated research and reference facility in the country, concerning with documenting the history, presence, and work of British-based Black artists.
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