Claire Chambless (b. 1989) is a multi-disciplinary artist working in installation, painting, sculpture and performance. Her work examines excess, over-stimulation, sexuality, and identity ownership. She currently lives and works in Atlanta, GA.

 

contact:

Email: studio@clairechambless.com

 

 

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Solo Exhibitions

2018 Bill Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA (forthcoming)

2016 Gold Lust, TULA, Atlanta, GA

2012 I Will Have no Other, Edward M. Smith Gallery, Davidson, NC

2009 Gnosis, World Six Gallery, Rosemary Beach, FL

2008 Beginnings, Catherine Kelleghan Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2008 Claire Chambless, The Gallery Wall, Atlanta, GA

 

Two-Person & group exhibitions

2018 Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, GA (forthcoming)

2017 Gathered III. Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, GA

2017 My Body Matters. Our Rights Matter. Georgia Artists for Progress, Tila Studios, East Point, GA

2017 HeartsArts Fair, Hearts to Nourish Hope, Riverdale, GA

2016 Popstart!, DK Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2016 46/21: 46/21: Art+Activism/Women’s Caucus for Art of Georgia, Mammal Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2016 Villarcangel, Madame Mim gallery, Valencia, Spain 

2012 Student Art Exhibition, Van Every/Smith Galleries, Davidson, NC

2011 Layers: Claire Chambless & David Swan, Catherine Kelleghan Gallery, Atlanta, GA 

2011 Student Art Exhibition. juror: Tom Sachs, Van Every/Smith Galleries, Davidson, NC

2010 Student Art Exhibition. Van Every/Smith Galleries, Davidson, NC

2009 VERITAS: Claire Chambless & Gustavo Torres, Catherine Kelleghan Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2009 Focus on the Figure, Catherine Kelleghan Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2009 ArtHouse, The Pink Palace, Atlanta, GA

2009 Student Art Exhibition, Van Every/Smith Galleries, Davidson, NC

 

Education

Davidson College, B.A. Studio Art 2012 

Lorenzo di Medici Institute, semester abroad, Florence, Italy Fall 2010

 

Awards

2017-2018 Walthall Fellowship

2012 Bayles Art Grant

2012 Dean Rusk International Studies Travel Grant

2011 Douglas Houchens Studio Art Award

2011 Dean Rusk International Studies Travel Grant

2008-2012 James G. Pepper Visual Arts Scholarship, Davidson College, Davidson, NC

 

Residencies

2017 HeartsArts Beta Residency Program, Riverdale, GA

2016 Villarcangel A.I.R. Program, Valencia, Spain

 

 Public Commissions

2017 If We Sleep Together, Would You Be My Friend Forever?, WonderRoot, Egyptian Ballroom, Fox Theater, Atlanta, GA

 

Bibliography

Brantley, Rebecca. "Review: "Gathered III" Makes for a Rich Experience, Conservative in Tone." ArtsATL. N.p., 27 June 2017. Web. 29 June 2017.

Cash, Stephanie. "New Artists' Residency Taking Shape on the Atlanta Outskirts."BURNAWAY. N.p., 25 Mar. 2017. Web. 25 Mar. 2017.

Cash, Stephanie. "WonderRoot Announces 2017-18 Walthall Fellows." BURNAWAY. N.p., 28 June 2017. Web. 28 June 2017.

 

 

Writing

Chambless, Claire. "Diane Arbus." Davidson Collects: 100 Writers Respond to Art. Ed. Brad Thomas, Van E. Hillard, and Jessica A. Cooley. Davidson, NC: Van Every/Smith Galleries, 2012. 42-43. Print. 

 

Representation

Bill Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA