Education:

Master of Fine Arts, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana

Bachelor of Arts, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma

 

Galleries:

Graphite Galleries, New Orleans, LA

Ann Connelly Fine Art, Baton Rouge, LA

Agora Borealis, Shreveport, LA

RO2 Art, Dallas, TX

 

Publications:

Shreveport Times, Ace, August 2018

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Critical Review, May 2017

Creative Quarterly 40 (online gallery), 2015

Shreveport Times, Critical Review by Robert Pincus, August 2014

Pelican Bomb, Critical Review by Tori Bush, August 2014

Art in America, August 2013

New American Paintings, No. 106: South Edition, 2013

Shreveport Times, Critical Review by Lauren Buscemi, July 2013

Art Takes Time Square, 2012

Art-City, Critical Review by Mateeka Quinn

Creative Quarterly 21, 2011

New American Paintings, No. 88: South Edition, 2010

Studio Visit: Volume 9, 2009

The Red Clay Survey: 2007 Exhibition Catalogue pg. 28, 2007

 

Permanent Collections:

Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

Harry Shearer and Judith Owens

Lessedra Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

Exhibitions (*solo show):

2020

Bloom! R. W. Norton Art Gallery, Shreveport, LA

Critical Mass 8, Artspace, Shreveport, LA

2019

Chaos!!! RO2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

Our Story: Over 50 Years of Collecting, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

Critical Mass 7, Artspace, Shreveport, LA

2018

*as is was, RO2 Art: Magnolia, Dallas, TX

*let's use our words, Artspace, Shreveport, LA

Further: Joshua Chambers, Thom Johnson, Paige Powell, and Music by The Grasshopper Lies Heavy, Meadows Museum of Art, Shreveport, LA

Critical Mass 6, Artspace, Shreveport, LA (critic: Alicia Eler)

Romanticism, Ruston Artisans, Ruston, LA  

*The Mirror of Another, Ruston Artisans, Ruston, LA

2017

*Laughter is A Risk (and other struggles we choose for ourselves)", Bry Art Gallery, Monroe, LA

Art Melt 2017, Capitol Park Museum, Baton Rouge, LA (jurors: Courtney Taylor, Mark Tullos, Jennifer Scanlon)

The New South II, KAI LIN ART, Atlanta, GA (jurors: Veronica Kessenich, Michael White)

*New Works: Joshua Chambers, Graphite Galleries, New Orleans, LA

Critical Mass 5, Artspace, Shreveport, LA

2016

*New Works: Joshua Chambers, Graphite Galleries, New Orleans, LA

Louisiana Contemporary, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA (Juror: Bill Arning)

Art Melt 2016, Capitola Park Museum, Baton Rouge, LA (Jurors: Amy Moorefield, Bradley Sumrall, Elizabeth Weinstein)

The New South, KAI LIN ART, Atlanta, GA

Critical Mass 4, Artspace, Shreveport, LA

First LaGrange Southeast Regional, LaGrange Museum of Art, LaGrange, GA

Recent Acquisitions and Favorites, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

2015

Chaos!!! RO2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

Telling Tales, Tejas Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

*The Most Terrific Liar, Donna Service Gallery, Bossier City, LA

Summer Splash Exhibition: featuring emerging artists, Ann Connelly Fine Art, Baton Rouge, LA

New Works: Joshua Chambers and Matthew Hance, Dirty Linen Night, Graphite Galleries, New Orleans, LA

Art Melt, Capitol Park Museum, Baton Rouge, LA

*Joshua Chambers: small works on paper, Frame of Mind, Ruston, LA

*Joshua Chambers: Painting, LSMSA Gallery, Natchitoches, LA

Surreal Salon 7, Baton Rouge Gallery: Center for Contemporary Art, Baton Rouge, LA (juror: Shag)

Critical Mass 3, Artspace, Shreveport, LA

52nd Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA (juror: Sandra Firmin)

2014

*You'll Miss the Birds Completely, Arender Gallery, Monroe, LA

To Be Continued: The Power of Suggested Stories in the Art of Rachel Stuart-Haas, Joshua Chambers, and Taffie Garsee, Artspace, Shreveport, LA (curator: Robert L. Pincus)

Art Melt 2014, Capitol Park Museum, Baton Rouge, LA (jurors: Eric Robert Dallimore, Ben Thompson, Katie Pfohls)

*WAM: featuring Joshua Chambers, Bossier Arts Council, Bossier City, LA

Art Exhibition II, Norsworthy Gallery, Shreveport, LA

Identification, Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA (juror: Dara Engler)

Critical Mass II, ArtSpace, Shreveport, LA

Generationless: Skateboard Art, ArtSpace, Shreveport, LA

51st Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA (curator: Kelly Shindler)

2013

Enigma, The Gallery at Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, Baton Rouge, LA (curator: Kelli Scott Kelley)

New Work: Lidia Altagracia and Joshua Chambers, Graphite Galleries, New Orleans, LA

*You, me, and everything inbetween, Artspace, Shreveport Regional Arts Council, Shreveport, LA (critical review by Lauren Buscemi)

Computer Aided, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA (curator: Benjamin Hickey [catalog])

*The Funny Thing Was . . . , Leslie Powell Gallery, Lawton, OK

Critical Mass, Artspace, Shreveport Regional Arts Council, Shreveport, LA (juror: Lauren Buscemi)

Louisiana Purchase: 2nd International Juried Competition, LA Tech, Ruston, LA (juror: Barbara Bloemink, Anderson Ranch)

Surreal Salon 5, Baton Rouge Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA (juror: N.C. Winters)

2012

Joey Slaughter and Joshua Chambers, Graphite Gallery, New Orleans, LA

25th September Competition, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA (juror: Linda Stein [catalog])

Dirty Linen Night, Graphite Gallery, New Orleans LA

*with an apple in his mouth, Livaudais Gallery, Monroe, LA

Chambers.Reans.Slaughter, Gallery Fine Art Center, Bossier City, LA (curator: Susan Brunner)

*Between Two Unlike Things, Piney Hills Gallery, Ruston, LA

Summer Show, St. Tammany Parish Art Association, Covington, LA(juror: Miranda Lash)

49th Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA (juror: Liza Simone)

Surreal Salon IV, Baton Rouge Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA (juror: Casey Weldon)

*Emerging Artist: Joshua Chambers, East Bank Gallery, BossierCity, LA

2011

*Ordinary people can, that is their secret, Art Innovations, Ruston, LA

24th September Competition, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA (juror: Keith Perelli [catalog])

ArtMelt 2011, Louisiana State Museum, Baton Rouge, LA (jurors: Benjamin Hickey, Kelli Scott Kelley: Professor of Painting, Rachel Wolff)

*The Works of Joshua Chambers, The Gallery at Northeastern, Tahlequah, OK

Mixed Bag, Upstairs Gallery, Monroe, LA

Louisiana Purchase: National Biennial Juried Exhibition, LATech Gallery, Ruston, LA

*Lots of monkeys smoke cigarettes, Livaudais Gallery, Monroe, LA

The Sketchbook Project, Art House Co-Op, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY

Wintery Mixed Masterpieces, Piney Hills Gallery, Ruston, LA

2010

*Holiday Arts Tour, Turbo Goat, Ruston, LA

New American Paintings, Livaudais Studio, Monroe, LA

23rd September Competition, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA

*Internal Sublime, Wright Gallery, TAMU, College Station, TX

47th Annual Juried Exhibition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

Joshua Chambers and Emily Ezell, East Bank Gallery, Bossier City, LA

Art Melt 2010, Louisiana State Museum, Baton Rouge, LA

Studies and Depictions, Meadows Museum of Art, Shreveport, LA

2nd NW LA Artists' Triennial Competition, Meadows Museum of Art, Shreveport, LA

*What now?, Turner Art Gallery, Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA

2009

22nd September Competition, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA

World Art Print Annual - Mini Print 2009, Lessedra Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

International Miniature Print 09, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT

46th Annual Juried Exhibition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

OX 09 Contemporary Art Exhibition, Enterprise Center, Ruston, LA

2008

Unfamiliar Ground: New and Nontraditional Media, RFD Gallery, Swainsboro, GA

Louisiana's Finest: Photography Exhibition, Arender Gallery, Monroe, LA

 

Grants/Awards:

2019

GOLDEN Educators Residency Finalist, Sam & Adele Golden Foundation

2018

Best in Show, Critical Mass 6, Artspace, Shreveport Regional Arts Council

2016

Directors Award, First Southeast Regional

2014

Ann Connelly Fine Art Award, ArtMelt 2014

2013

Best of Show, Critical Mass, Artspace, Shreveport Regional Arts

Council

2012

Merit Award Summer Show, St. Tammany Parish Art Association

Second Place 49th Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum of Art

Individual Artist Career Advancement Grant, Louisiana Division of the Arts

2011

Honorable Mention ArtMelt 2011, Louisiana State Museum

2010

First Place 23rd September Competition, Alexandria Museum of Art

Honorable Mention 47th Annual Juried Exhibition, Masur Museum of Art

2009

Second Place 22nd September Competition, Alexandria Museum

of Art

2008

Best of Show LA Tech Juried Art Show, Louisiana Tech University

 

Professional Experience and Development:

2019: Juror, Little River Arts Council Midsummer Art Show, Ashdown, AR

2017-present: Talented Art Teacher, Caddo Parish Schools

2017: Panelist, Workshop: Retail Display, Galleries, and Pricing your Work, Shreveport Regional Arts Council

2017: Juror, the University of Louisiana in Monroe Student Art Show

2016: Artist Team Leader, TEDxLSU

2016: Juror, Louisiana Tech University Student Art Show

2016: Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Louisiana Tech University

2015-present: LAA+ Fellow, Louisiana A+ Schools, George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts

2013: Panelist, Computer Aided Art, Masur Museum of Art

2012-2017: Talented Art Teacher, Bossier Parish Schools

2011-2012: Talented Art Teacher, Ouachita Parish Schools

2011: Juror, George Rodrigue Foundation for the Arts Art Contest, New Orleans, LA

2011: Juror, Claiborne Jubilee Art Contest, Claiborne Parish, LA

2010-2011: Curator of Education and Public Programs, Masur Museum of Art

2010: Artist in Residence, Texas A&M, College Station, Texas

2009-2010: Lecturer in Art, Drawing, Life Drawing Centenary College of Louisiana

2009-2010: Museum Educator, Meadows Museum of Art

2007-2009: Instructor of Record, Drawing I & II, Color Theory, LA Tech University

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