1937 - ?

Derek Chambers

Born at Ilford, Essex in 1937, son of Charles H. Chambers and his wife Dorothy R. née Petty, who married at Ilford in 1935. In 1952 he started work as a messenger in a London advertising agency and ten years later formed a partnership as a creative consultant in Mayfair. In 1977 he opened a new graphic design partnership in Soho which lasted until 1994 when he moved to Aldeburgh, Suffolk, concentrating on drawing and painting. He has an established reputation as a fine painter and printmaker, winner of the Royal Watercolour Society-1st Prize in 2008, and has also exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition; the Mall Galleries; The Federation of British Artists; New English Art Club; Discerning Eye, Singer & Friedlander; Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours; National Print & Originals; Royal Society of Marine Artists; Royal Society Of Portrait Painters; Eastern Open-Prizewinn 2003, and numerous solo and shared exhibitions including several one-man shows in Aldeburgh. His work can be seen at Aldeburgh Contemporary Arts Gallery. A member of the Sudbourne Park Printmakers and has a studio at 8 South Entrance, Saxmundham, Suffolk.

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