Born in London in 1935, Douglas Chambers is an abstract painter and teacher. He was awarded a Graduate Diploma from the Royal College of Art in 1961. He migrated to Perth, Australia about 1970 and became a lecturer at the Western Australian Institute of Technology, now Curtin University of Technology, in 1978. Chambers has exhibited widely in the United Kingdom and in Western Australia.
The earliest auction listing we have for Douglas Chambers is in 1994 and in total 38 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 32 (84%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $6,325 for Easter sold by GFL Fine Art in December 2009. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023. Works by Douglas Chambers are held by the Art Gallery of Western Australia, National Gallery of Australia and National Gallery of Victoria.
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