robert chamberlin

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Education
2013                 Master of Fine Arts, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA / Tufts University (SMFA, Tufts)
2010                 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art, Concentration in Photography, Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design, Georgia State University,                             Atlanta, GA               

Exhibitions
2018                The Summer Swan, Invitational, Swan Coach Gallery, Atlanta, GA
                          Clay Review, Invitational, Abernathy Art Center, Atlanta, GA
                          Frosted, Michele Merlcaldo Fine Jewelry, Boston, MA
2017                 A LA CARTE, Parlor Gallery, Atlanta, GA
                          Venus Deathtrap, Slayer Gallery, https://www.slayergallery.com/venus-deathtrap
                          Cake Hole, Mrs. Maspeth, NY
                           Hard/Soft, Denton Arts Center, Denton, TX
2016                 Light My Fire, Miller Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA
                           Noise/Touch, BCA Black Box Theatre, Boston, MA
                          This Is Revolting, www.thisisrevolting.com
                          Contemporary Practice, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH
                          Conceptual Clay, Brookline Arts Center, Brookline, MA, Juror Emily Zilber
                          Post-Gay, Distillery Gallery, Boston, MA
2015                 Nightshift 2, Castledrone, Boston, MA
                          Artcetera, The Castle, Boston, MA
                          Animal Instinct, The Beehive, Boston, MA
2014                I Want To Smell Your Hair, New Art Center, Newton, MA
                          Fountains, Margaret Thatcher Projects, NY, NY
                          Perma- F(r)ail and Specra: Live performance and video, Panoply Performance Laboratory, Brooklyn, NYC
                          Perma – F(r)ail: Personae Documents, Photograph Gallery, Kansas City, MO
                          Empty Vessels, Volta NY, Miller Yezerski Gallery, NY, NY
2013                Pulse Miami, Miller Yezerski Gallery, Miami, FL
                          Fill Me Up, Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA
                          My Hard Live Post-Circus Project, Studio Soto, Boston, MA
2012                 Medium Without Measure, Grossman Gallery, SMFA, Boston, MA
                           All Visual Boston, Spectacle, Boston, MA
2010                 Form 2010: Artistic Independence, MINT gallery, Atlanta, GA
                          Exlucis Juried Show, Stuart Horodner Juror, Eyedrum Gallery, Atlanta, GA
                          Collage 2010: A Colloquium for Students of the Arts in Atlanta, The Dalton Gallery, Decatur, GA
2009                Axiom, A one-night art event in Atlanta’s old Fourth Ward, Atlanta, GA
                          Collage 2009: A Colloquium for Students of the Arts in Atlanta, The Dalton Gallery, Decatur,    GA
                          ASU Art Walk, Granite Room Bighouse Studios, Atlanta, GA
                          GSU Juried Student Show, Scot Safon Juror, Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Awards
2018                     Finalist, Emerging Artist Award, Forward Arts Foundation, Atlanta, GA
2015                     SMFA Traveling Fellowship 2015, SMFA & Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA
2013- 2016         Independent Artist.  Harvard Ceramics Program, Harvard University, Allston, MA
2012                     Yousuf Karsh Prize, 3rd Place, Jurors: Kristen Gresh, Stephen Tourlentes, Josh Winer, Anne Havinga, Estrellita Karsh
2011                     MFA Scholarship, SMFA, Boston, MA
2010                     Ernest G. Welch Photography Foundation Award
                              Dean’s List, 2008-2010
2009                    Finalist, 3rd Annual Research Conference, Georgia State University, Georgia State University, Atlanta

Professional Experience
2017                  Assistant, Mary Stanley Studios, Atlanta, GA
2016                  Visiting Lecturer, Columbus State University, 3d Design & Ceramics 1, Columbus, GA
                           Visiting Artist, Art and Money, Massachusetts College of Art and Design , SIM Program, Boston, MA
2015                  Lighting for the Ceramic Artist, Workshop, Harvard Ceramics Program, Allston, MA
2014                 Intimacy and Contemporary Portraiture: A Panel Conversation, Moderator, New Art Center Newton, MA
                           New Voices Lecture, Harvard Ceramics Program, Allston, MA
                           Lighting for the Ceramic Artist, Harvard Ceramics Program, Allston, MA
                           Artist Talk #6, Alt Lecture, Kansas City, MO
2013                 Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Photo 1, SMFA
2012                 Practical Lighting for Artists, Alternative Lecture Series, SMFA
                          Artist Talk, Ernst G. Welch School of Art and Design, GSU, Atlanta, GA
                          Teaching Assistant, Photo 3, Claire Beckett, SMFA
                          Graduate Teaching Assistant, Photo 1, Laura Blaclklow, SMFA
                          Teaching Assistant/Mentor, Pre-College Program, SMFA
2011                 Teaching Assistant, Large Format Photography, David Mussina, SMFA
2010                 Official Photographer to Vidal Sassoon, Atlanta
2008-2010      President, ExLucis Photography Group, Ernst G. Welch School of Art and Design, Atlanta
2008                 Head Organizer, Art for Impact Art Auction, Positive Impact Fundraiser, Fineline Gallery, Atlanta

Publication
2017                 Emergency Index: An Annual Document of Performance Practice, VOL. 6. P.
2016                 “Work That Hang In the Balance.” Cate McQuaid, The Boston Globe, 1/20/2016
                           <https://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/2016/01/18/works-that-hangbalance/Wg9Oz8BJxN2J5LOL0vuT3H/story.html>
                           “Interview with Robert Chamberlin.” Shana Dumont Garr, Big Red and Shiny, 4/20/2016
                           <http://bigredandshiny.org/24506/interview-with-rob-chamberlin>
                           “Conceptual Clay, Hot Art” Molds Ceramic Art Landscape, Daily Free Press, March 22, 2016
                           <http://dailyfreepress.com/2016/03/22/conceptual-clay-hot-art-gallery>
2015                 “Robert Chamberlin, Synesthesia of Desire.” Arte Al Limite. January-February, 2015, p. 138-143.
2014                 10 Cool Trends in Contemporary Ceramic Art. Art News. June 09, 2014
                          <http://www.artnews.com/2014/06/09/10-cool-trends-contemporary-ceramic-art/>
                          Artist explore identities in lively group show at Paragraph Gallery. Neil Thrun, The Kansas City Star, 4/30/2014
                          <http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/visual-arts/article347653/Artists-explore-identities-in-lively-group-show-at-Paragraph-                                          Gallery.html>                                   
                          Robert Chamberlin at Volta NY.  Installation mag.com.
                          <http://installationmag.com/robert-chamberlain-volta-ny/>
                          Volta NY: 13 Artists to Watch. Art Observer. March 9, 2014
                          <http://www.artsobserver.com/2014/03/09/volta-ny-13-artists-to-watch/>
                          NYC’s Art Fairs, Timothy Pakron, ART :I: CURATE, March 11, 2016
                         <https://www.articurate.net/journal/nycs_art_fairs>
                         Robert Chamberlin. Holyporrony. March 10, 2014
                        <http://holyporrony.com/2014/03/10/robert-chamberlin/>
                         Robert Chamberlin, 365 DAYS 365 ARTISTS, October 25, 2014
2013                 Art Basel Miami Beach/ December 6. Art New England Online, Dec 8, 2013
                         <http://artnewengland.com/blogs/day-3-miamidecember-6/
2010                Form 2010 Artistic Independence. Atlanta: Williams England Design, 2010. P 61-63.
                         Williams, Wyatt. “Preview: FORM: 2010 release party on Friday.” Creative Loafing  9 Dec 2010
                         <http://clatl.com/culturesurfing/archives/2010/12/09/preview-form-2010-release-party-on-friday#more>.
2008               “GSU Photo Group Turns Focus to AIDS Fundraiser,” Southern Voice,  7 November 2008, p.29.