Resume

Represented By    

Chase Young Gallery, Boston, MA                       Gilman Contemporary, Sun Valley, ID  

Themes+Projects, San Francisco, CA                 Photo-eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM        

Snap! Orlando, Orlando, FL                                 AFK Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal

            

Solo Exhibitions    

(4) Chase Young Gallery, Boston, MA, October 2018, June 2014, October 2011 and May 2008

Themes+Projects, San Francisco, CA, July-August 2016

Gilman Contemporary, Ketchum, ID, August 2015 

(3) Photo-eye, Santa Fe, NM, July 2014, August 2011 and July 2007

Modernbook Gallery, San Francisco, CA, March - June 2012 + book release 

(2) Wall Space Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, March 2011 and August 2007

Galería Clave, Cordoba, Spain, June 2009

National Museum of Photography, Bogotá, Colombia - Fotográfica Bogota, May 2009

Oswald Gallery, Jackson, WY, September and October 2008 

George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, December 2007

Staunton-Augusta Art Center, Staunton, VA, September 2006

(2) OK Harris Gallery, New York, NY, October 2005 and December 2000

ArtSpace Gallery, Raleigh, NC, August 2005

Main Art Gallery, Richmond, VA, February 2001

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, March 1998

 

Selected Group Shows

Chop Shop, (7 person show) Candela Gallery, Richmond, VA, March - April 2017

Gala Awards, winner of the 9th Pollux Award 2016 and winner of the alternative processes category, 

Neutral Density (ND) Photography Awards 2016, Honorable Mention - Fine Art Photo Manipulation

Transformations, Pennsylvania Center For Photography, First Place Digital Exhibition
     and Curator's Choice, Nov 2016

Moscow International Photograhph Awards 2016, Fine Art Collage, Honorable Mention,
     To The Edge Series, Summer 2016

22nd Juried Exhibition, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester,  MA , July 2016

Beauty and the Beast: The Animal in Photography, Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA),
    San Diego, CA, Summer 2016 

Staging & Revelation III, AFK Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal, May 2015

The Fence, United Photo Industries, Boston, Brooklyn, and Atlanta, Summer 2014

(2) Unbound, Candela Gallery, Richmond, VA, June - July 2014 and July 2012

Edge of A Dream, (6 person show) Snap! Orlando, Orlando, FL, May 2014

Dreamscapes: Trusted Guides, (3 person show) FotoFest Biennial, Houston, TX, March - August 2014

Lucid, bo.lee Gallery, London, UK , September, 2013

Photo Vernissage, St. Petersburg Russia, September 2012

Worldwide Photography Biennial Exhibition, Buenos Aires, Argentina, January – March 2012

2nd Biennal of Art and Literature, Cairo, Egypt, June 2011

Modern Art of the 20th Century, Salon d’Automne, France, May 2011 

Photolucida, Critical Mass Top 50, 2010: Photo Center NorthWest, Seattle;
     Newspace Gallery, Portland, OR; and Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco 

Salon d'Automne, Paris, France (invitational) (Poster image, "Marwari Stallion #3"), Nov. 2010;
     Cairo, June 2011;  Toyko, Aug. 2012; Fotofest Kosice 2010, Sept. 2010;  Slovakia, Oct. 2010

Suspicious Minds, The Light Factory: Contemporary Museum of Photography and Film,
    Charlotte, NC, August 2010 - Feb. 2011

 

Selected Art Fairs (on the wall)

2015­ – AAF London Battersea, AAF Hong Kong (bo.lee Gallery)

2014 – LA Art, AAF London Battersea, AAF New York (Modernbook Gallery);
            London Art Fair (bo.lee Gallery), Taiwan Photo

2013 – Art Palm Beach, Affordable Art Fair London & New York, ArtMRKT, Scope Basel,
            Art South Hampton, Art Toronto, Art Miami (Modernbook Gallery)

 2012 – LA Art, Affordable Art Fair, Art Hamptons, Art Platform LA, artMRKT, ArtPad,
             Art Miami (Modernbook Gallery)

 2011 – Photo LA (Photo-eye Gallery); LA Art, Art Chicago, San Francisco Fine Art Fair,
             Art Market Hamptons, Art Miami, Art Toronto (Modernbook Gallery); Madrid Foto,
             Swab Contemporary Art Fair Barcelona (Galeria Hartmann) 

 2010 – Art Toronto, LA Art, Affordable Art Fair and Art Miami (Modernbook Gallery);
             Photo LA , Art Santa Fe, and Art Chicago (Photo-eye Gallery); Madrid Photo
             and Art Barcelona (Galería Hartmann)

2009 –  Affordable Art Fair (Modernbook Gallery), Photo LA (Photo-eye Gallery),
             Art Fair Lisboa (Galería Clave)

2008 –  Photo LA and Photo Miami (Photo-eye Gallery), Art Madrid (Galería Clave)

 

Selected Awards

International Photography Awards 2015 (IPA), Professional Special Photographer of
     Year & Professional Digitally Enhanced, 1st Place

International Photography Awards 2012 (IPA), Digitally Enhanced,
    2nd Place and Fine Art Book, Honorable Mention 

PX3 2012, Fine Art Book Award, Honorable Mention and Fine Art Digitally Enhanced, Honorable Mention

PDN Magazine Photo of the Day, August 4, 2011

International Photography Awards 2011 (IPA), Digitally Enhanced, First Place

PX3 2011, Fine Art Digitally Enhanced Category, Silver Award

Jacob Riis Photography Awards 2011 and 2010, Finalist 

PX3 2010, 2nd Place, Fine Art Digitally Enhanced

Robert Cornelius Portrait Award, 2010, Overall Runner Up, First Place Digital Manipulation Category

Critical Mass Top 50: 2010, 2008, and 2006, Photolucida, Portland, Oregon

International Photography Awards 2010 (IPA), Digitally Enhanced, Honorable Mention

PhotoSpiva 2010: 34th Annual National Photography Competition and Exhibition 2010, First Place

Intenational Aperture Awards 2009, 3rd Place-Gold, Abstract/Illustrative Category

The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards, 2009, Madrid, Spain, 1st Place, Digitally Enhanced Category

Fotoweek DC Awards 2009, Washington, DC, First Place, Fine Arts Category

TPS #15 and #18: The National Competition, 2006 & 2009, Texas Photographic Society,
     San Antonio, TX, 1st Place and 3rd Place 

Photographer’s Forum Magazine’s 24th Annual Spring 2004 Contest sponsored by Canon,
     “Honorable Mention”

2004 National Photography Competition, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY, June 2004, Third Place

Texas National 2003, SFA Gallery, Stephen F. Austin State University Nacogdoches, TX, Merit Award

DPI (Digitally Propelled Ideas-2002), California State Polytechnic University, First Place
     and Two Purchase Awards

 

Fellowships    

Professional Fellowship, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, May 2005

Visual Artist Fellowship, Virginia Commission For The Arts, December 2000

 

Collections    

Santa Fe Museum of ArtSanta Barbara Museum of Art      

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Bangkok, Thailand 

National Museum of Photography, Bogotá, Colombia    

Bronx Museum of Art, NYC    

City of Jacksonville, FL - Art in Public Places                  

The Comer Photography Collection, University of Texas        

Houston Methodist Experience, Houston, TX

The Channing Gilson Collection, California State Polytechnic

UniversityTexas Photographic Society

Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines

Sir Richard Branson, personal collection

University of Colorado Boulder (Special Collections)

 

Other Honors    

World Photography Gala Awards (WPGA) Artistic Advisory Board, appointed May 2010

Builder of FOTOMUSEO, National Museum of Colombian Photography

 

Books    

Hearts and Bones, (retrospective) Unicorn Publishing, London, UK, Fall 2018

Werkdruck No. 6, Illumination Series, Galerie Vevais, May 2015 

Entropic Kingdom, Modernbook Editions, April 2012 ("Best Books: 2012" Photo-eye)

Dreaming In Reverse, Portfolio Box, Photo-eye Gallery, August 2011

 

Education    
Ringling School of Art and Design, 1985, BFA, graduated with honors
    and recipient of Selby Foundation Grant. 

 

Selected Publications

Whitefish Review, Cover photo, Winter 2015/2016

Pasatiempo, Santa Fe Arts Weekly, Beautiful dreamer: Tom Chambers, Aug 5th 2014,
      cover photo and article 

Wall Street Journal Arts Blog, Tom Chambers’ ‘Reverie’: Photos That Blend
     Reality With Dreams, July 2014

Feature Shoot, Animal Visions, July 2014

SLR, Animal Visions series, July 2014

Lens People, Amazing Magical Photomontage of Tom Chambers, June 2014

INSIGHT Magazine, Photomedia Center, March 2014

Miroir Magazine + Cover photo, February 2014

ToneLit Magazine, November 2013

ND Magazine (Neutral Density), September 2013

Lenscratch, Tom Chambers: Animal Visions, August 13, 2013 

Dodho Photography Magazine, Worldview of Tom Chambers, July 18, 2013

Musee Magazine, Tom Chambers, The Digital Engineer, June 6, 2013

Slate, Using Dreams as Inspiration, May 24, 2013

Huffington Post Image Blog, March 19, 2013

Rangefinder, Book Roundup, December 2012

South x Southeast Photo Magazine, Vol.5, Issue 2, September 2012

PDN, Fine Art Issue, "Behind the Scene", interview, July 2012

Zoom magazine, "Animals in the Mirror", Spring 2012

Photograph Magazine, Cover Photo, March-April 2012

The Huffington Post, "Tom Chambers' Photography "Illumination"
     Comes to Modernbook Gallery", March 22, 2012

Oxford American, "Visual South", Issue 76, February 2012

Azart Photographic #14, La substance de rêves, January-March 2012

Arbus Magazine, Atmospheric Perspectives: New Works in Photography,
      September-October 2011

La Lettre de la Photographie, France, September 2011

Light and Lens, Photography in the Digital Age, by Robert Hirch, Front Cover Photo

Photo+, South Korea, Ex Votos, June 2011

Silvershotz Magazine, 2011 (Volume 7, Edition 3), cover photo, feature article

The Huffington Post, Mexican Reveries: An Enchanting Journey, March 25, 2011 

Color Magazine, Portfolio Contest, Front Cover Photo and Award of Excellence, August 2010

Silver Eye New Works Gallery Online, July - September 2010

Zone Zero, Alternate Realities: Improbable Dreams, February 2010 

NPR's All Things Considered & Project Song, October 12, 2009

Digital Photo (Russia) February 2009 (Interview)

Shots Magazine, No. 102, The 2008 Portfolio Issue (Interview) also, Winter 2000,
     Summer 2002, Spring 2006, Fall 2007, Summer 2012

The Huffington Post, Photography Undergoes a Sex Change: The Art Of Tom Chambers, May 3, 2008

Seizure, Erica Wagner, book jacket photo, W.W. Norton (US) & Faber & Faber (UK), 2007

Digital Photographer, Ukrainian edition, Summer 2006

Photo Sélection Magazine, interview, Quebec, Canada, September 2005

The New Yorker, December 6, 2004, (calendar insert)