Project Description

John Chambers at 80

Saturday 10th May – Thursday 29th May 2014

John Chambers grew up in West Cornwall and after leaving the Penzance Grammar school for Boys he went to Penzance School of Art before being accepted at the Slade School of Art, University College London. After a lifetime of teaching art in Cornwall and in Devon he eventually retired as Head of the School of Art and Design at South Devon College, Torquay before returning to live in West Cornwall. The exhibition is one of several planned to mark his 80th year as an active painter.