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Shirley Chubb

Date of Birth 29th October, 1959
Nationality English
Tel/Fax 00 44 (0)1273 542434
1983-85 Postgraduate Diploma in Printmaking, Brighton Polytechnic
1980-83 B.A. Hons., Fine Art, Brighton Polytechnic
1979-80 B.A. Hons., English & Art (1 years study), Exeter University
1978-79 Foundation Studies, Art & Design, Banbury School of Art

Recent & Forthcoming Exhibitions

2004/5Thinking Path, Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery, Plymouth Museum & Art Gallery, Rusell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, Bournemouth, Down House, Kent. ACE National Touring Programme and AHRB funded touring exhibition exploring the life and ideas of Charles Darwin.
2000Worcester Treasures, Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum. Invitation to work with museum curators on the selection, display and exhibition of museum artefacts.
2000Through the Looking Glass, Essex University Gallery. Contemporary work by artists investigating family life.
1999Ubique, The Royal Engineers Museum, Chatham. New work in response to the Royal Engineers photographic archive and collections
1998-2000Artists Professional Development Scheme, working in consultation Andrew Wheatley, co-director of Cabinet Gallery, London. Scheme co-funded by South East Arts Board and Arts Council of England
1998Location, The Fermoy Gallery & Kings Lynn Museum, Norfolk. New work in response to Thomas Baines Collection, September - October 1998
1997/8History, Image-based art in Britain in the late 20th century. From the Mag Collection, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull. Nov ‘97 - Jan ‘98 and subsequent U.K. tour.
1997Cartographers, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia. April ‘97, touring to Budapest, Warsaw , Maribor & Middleburg
1996/7Artist Fellowship, The Assimilative and Transformative Uses of Art Objects, University of East Anglia & The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts. Resulting work exhibited at SCVA , April ‘97
1996Eighth Mostyn Open, Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno. Dec ‘96 - Feb ‘97
1995/7Hold - Acquisition, Representation & Perception
Ferens Art Gallery, Hull (April-May ‘97)
Essex University Gallery, Colchester (January-February ‘96)
Brighton Museum & Art Gallery (March-April ‘95)
Toured as part of selected pilot project for South East Exhibitions Project
1994Art Unlimited, Multiples of the 1960s & 1990s,
Arts Council National Touring Exhibition
1994Shirley Chubb, Recent Work, International Boundaries Research Unit
Third International Conference, Durham University
1994Books of Life/Livre A Vivre, Henri Cartayrand Gallery, Montpelier, France. Drew Gallery, Canterbury (1993). Artists Book commission
1993777 Distance Communication, simultaneous exhibition network across seven European countries: Britain, Germany, Iceland, Slovakia, Russia, Netherlands and Denmark
1993The Sussex Scene - Artists In Sussex in the Twentieth Century
Towner Art Gallery & Museum, Eastbourne & Hove Museum
1993Remains, Gardner Centre Gallery, Sussex University. Solo exhibition
1993Artist in Residence, Uckfield Community College
Part of South East Arts, Artists in Schools Scheme
1992Royal Overseas League Annual Open Exhibition, London
1992East & South, The Norwich Gallery, Norfolk Institute of Art & Design
1992Recent Paintings by Shirley Chubb, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth
1992Changing Places, Ikon Touring Exhibition
1992Hand to Hand Touring exhibition to:
Minneapolis Art College Gallery, U.S.A. (1992), House of Art, Brno, Czechoslovakia (1991), Aspex Gallery Portsmouth & Red Herring Gallery, Brighton (1990). Print exhibition in collaboration with Czech artists
1991Shirley Chubb, Galerija ESCE, Zagreb, Croatia. Solo exhibition
1991New Worlds, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery
1991Artist in Residence, Institute of Education, University of London

Public Collections

1997The Ferens Collection, Hull
1995 & 1997The Mag Collection, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull
1994 & 1991Arts Council of England Collection
1994International Boundaries Research Unit, Durham University
1993Brighton Museum Non-Western Art & Ethnography Museum
1992South East Arts Collection


2004Thinking Path, Shirley Chubb
2000Through the Looking Glass, Artists Investigating Family Life
1998Location, Polly Binns & Shirley Chubb
1997History, The Mag Collection, Image-based art in Britain in the late twentieth century
Cartographers, Geognostic Projections for the 21st Century
1997Collections & Reflections, The Assimilative and Transformative Uses of Art Objects
1995Hold - Acquisition, Representation & Perception
1994Art Unlimited - Multiples of the 1960s & 1990s
1993The Sussex Scene - Artists In Sussex in the Twentieth Century
1993777 Distance Communication
1992Royal Overseas League Annual Open Exhibition, London
1992East & South


2003Arts & Humanities Research Board, Small Grant in the Creative & Performing Arts in support of ‘Thinking Path’.
2002Arts Council of England, National Touring Programme funding for 5-venue tour of ‘Thinking Path’, in collaboration with Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery
2001West Midlands Arts/Regional Arts Lottery Research & Development Funding
1996British Council Visual Arts Grant
1994Chichester Institute of Higher Education Research Funding
1993South East Arts Major Award to a Visual Artist
1992Sir Ernest Cassel Educational Trust Prize
1991British Council ‘Grants to Artists’ Scheme


2004Trustee of Fabrica, Brighton
2003Visiting Lecturer to PhD level students:, University of Brighton
1999Senior Lecturer, B.A. Hons Fine Art , University College Chichester
1994/9Trustee of Aspex Visual Arts Trust, Portsmouth
1993/6Advisor to South East Arts Visual Arts & Craft Department
1994/6Advisor to Brighton Health Care Arts Advisory Group
1994/8Associate Lecturer, B.A. Hons Fine Art , Chichester Institute of H. E.
1988Visiting lecturer: University of Brighton, St. Martins School of Art, London, University of Portsmouth, Northbrook College, Eastbourne Coll. of Art & Design