Dominic Chambers

                                                             Dominic Chambers


Born 1993, St. Louis, MO

Works and lives in New Haven, CT

2019  M.F.A Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

2016  B.F.A Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (MIAD), Milwaukee, WI

Solo Exhibitions
Like the Shape of Clouds on Water, August Wilson Center of African American Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Life is Elsewhere, LUCE Gallery, Turin, Italy

Black, Brief, & Spirited, The Millitzer Studio and Gallery, St.Louis, MO
These Brief & Spirited Things, The Residential Gallery, Des Moines,IA

Selected Group Exhibitions

Synchronicity, Roberts Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Voices, Studio 525, New York, NY
Open Air, Luce Gallery, Turin, Italy
Abstractions of Black Citizenship: Art From St. Louis, Seattle University, Seattle, WA
Winter Salon Part II, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Painting is it’s own Country, Harvey B Gantt Center for African American Art, Charlotte, NC
Chambers & Weinberg, Hawthorne Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
As long as we are Flyin, All this world ain’t got no end, Luce Gallery, Turin, Italy
The Barn Show, Johannes Vogt Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Summer School, Latchkey Gallery, New York, NY
Conjuring Wholeness in the Wake of Rupture, De Buck Gallery, New York, NY
Again, Always, Yale University, Green Hall Gallery, New Haven, CT
Between Two Worlds, Band of Vices Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Interwoven, Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York, NY


Water & Dreams, The Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Water & Dreams, The Chicken Coop Gallery, Portland, OR
  Now Figuration, Portrait Society Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
  Bridge Work 02: From Memory to Metaphor, Arts+Literature Lab,Madison, WI

Post Mode 2.0, John Fonda Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Bridge Work 02:From Memory to Metaphor, The Pitch Project Gallery,Milwaukee, WI

 MIAD Juried Exhibition, MIAD Contemporary Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

Post Mode, NYSRP Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Yale Norfolk final Exhibition, Norfolk, CT
Creative Fusion, MIAD Contemporary Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
The Gold Show, Netherlands Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

 Open Studios, The Pitch Project Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

Deconstructing the Local, MIAD Contemporary Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

Progress, solo show, Contemporary Gallery, STLCC-FV, Ferguson, MO
UMSL/STLCC Print Invitational, Gallery FAB, UMSL, St. Louis MO

African-American Heritage, Terry M. Fischer Gallery, STLCC-FV, Ferguson, MO

Varsity Art XVIII, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Visiting Artist & Selected Lectures


Visiting Artist, Drawing 1, Cooper Union, New York, NY, July, 2020
2016   Dominic Chambers & Maxwell Cozzi in Conversation, The Plum Blossom initiative Presents: Bridge Work, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI
2017 Junior Portfolio Review, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, MIlwaukee, WI

2015    New York Studio Residency Program,Brooklyn, NY
2015    Yale University School of Music & Art at Norfolk, Norfolk, CT

Awards and Honors
2018    Robert Reed Drawing Scholarship, Yale University
2015    Yale Norfolk Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship (awarded through MIAD)
2015    New York Studio Residency Program (awarded through MIAD)

2014   Transfer Scholarship, MIAD

2014    Varsity Art XVIII Award, STLCC – FV

2012    Board of Trustees Scholarship, STLCC – FV

Selected Bibliography

Juxtapoz Magazine, New York, NY, Evan Pricco, Dominic Chambers-Magical Realism, September, 2020
Pittsburgh City Paper, Pittsburgh, PA. Amanda Waltz, August Wilson African American Cultural Center announces September reopening and new exhibition, August, 2020Cultured Magazine, New York, NY, Charles Moore, Painter Dominic Chambers Opens up about his process and What He’s Been Making In Quarantine, July, 2020
Art of Choice, New York, NY, Emma Grayson, Sitting Still With Dominic Chambers, June, 2020
Arts and Culture-Reimagined, New York, NY, Simone Francis, Imagining Magical Realities, August, 2020
Capital Times, Madison,WI, Lindsay Christians, “Bridge Work aims to “Keep People In Art” January, 2017
MPTV:Black Nouveau, Liddie Collins,“First Look: Dominic Chambers”, December, 2016
St.Louis Community College Newsroom, Patricia Matreci, “Chambers Draws Artistic Inspiration from Reading”, December, 2016
Bridge Work 02: Dominic Chambers & Max Cozzi, Young Space, November, 2016
Plum Blossom Initiative, Bridge Work 02: From Memory to Metaphor, October, 2016,