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 Tom Chambers

Tom Chambers fine art photography

Art Gallery AFK


Solo Exhibitions



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


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


 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, Sept.and Oct. 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



Group Exhibitions




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


Magdalena Exhibition, PhotoNOLA, December 2013 - January 2014


Herald1, Richmond, VA, September 2013


Lucid, Bo.Lee Gallery, London, UK, September, 2013


Soar, Jennifer Schwartz Gallery, Atlanta, February 2013


Taken By Trees, Bo.Lee gallery, Bath, UK, January-March 2013


Photo Vernissage, St. Petersburg Russia, September 2012


Unbound, Candela Gallery, Richmond, VA, June - July 2012


Snap! Orlando, Florida, May 12 - 15, 2012


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


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


Contemporary Complexities, J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville, FL, September 17 – November 5, 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


Photography Invitational, Skotia Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, May 2010


PhotoSpiva 2010: 34th Annual National Photography Competition and Exhibition, Joplin, MO, March-April, 2010, First Place


Open Shutter Gallery, Exposure: AnOpen Photography Competition, Durango, CO, March, 2010, Award of Excellence


 Carmel Art & Film Festival, Photography Exhibition, October, 2009



Select Art Fairs



2014 – LA Art, AAF London Battersea, AAF New York (Modernbook Gallery); London Art Fair (Bo Lee Gallery) Art Fairs


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



Selected 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


International 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






Santa Fe Museum of Art


Santa Barbara Museum of Art


Texas Photographic Society


City of Jacksonville, FL - Art in Public Places National Museum of Photography, Bogotá, Colombia


California State Polytechnic University’s “Channing Gilson Collection”


Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines


Sir Richard Branson, personal collection



 Tom Chambers was born and raised on a farm in the Amish country of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Tom completed a B.F.A. in 1985 from Ringling School of Art, Sarasota, Florida with an emphasis in graphic design and strong interest in photography. For many years Tom has worked as a graphic designer, including the design of packaging and magazines. Since 1998 Tom has devoted himself to photomontage for sharing the intriguing unspoken stories which reflect his view of the world and elicit feelings in the viewer. 

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