Education

    2016-2018         De Montfort University  MA Fine Art (Distinction)

    2011-2012           Nottingham Trent University  PGCE Lifelong Learning Sector: Arts

    2000-2003        University of Westminster  BA (Hons) Mixed Media Fine Art 

    Employment

    2012-present    Charnwood Arts, Loughborough  Arts Coordinator

    Charnwood Arts is an independent arts organisation and charity, in Loughborough, Leicestershire.  It is an Arts Council Portfolio organisation and works: locally, nationally and internationally.  In this role James principally works with young people with disabilities, leading projects and exhibitions.  In this applied socially inclusive practice, he works with a diverse range of organisations and academic institutions and has been involved with social policy initiatives.

    2014-2016          Silver Vine Arts, Leicester  Director (unpaid role)

                               Leicester Summer Art Trail Director (unpaid role)

    2005-2011          Longley Park Sixth Form College, Sheffield  Technical Tutor

    Press

    2014   Solo Exhibition Article

    https://medium.com/art-view/artist-interview-james-chantry-82768f84bd41

    2010   Carnival of Souls Review

    http://www.reelscotland.com/fringe-event-carnival-of-souls-at-the-cameo/

    Recent Projects

    The City Classroom

    Project Delivery

    https://cityclassroom.tumblr.com/

    Our Nation's Future, Loughborough University

    Exhibition (Coordination and Curation)

    http://www.lboro.ac.uk/research/lunn/news-events/youth-brexit-futures/

    Paul Brown - Street Photography - A Retrospective

    Exhibition and Publication (Coordination and Curation)

    https://issuu.com/charnwoodarts/docs/paul_brown_-_street_photography_ret

    http://www.charnwoodarts.com/news/2017/12/paul_brown_street_photography_a_retrospective

    Art Now

    Exhibition (Coordination and Curation)

    http://www.charnwoodarts.com/events/2017/06/29/art_now_an_exhibition_of_young_peoples_artwork

    Summer Art Trail, Leicester

    Exhibition (Director and Artist)

    http://silvervinearts.wixsite.com/summerarttrail

    Points of Departure

    Exhibition (Artist)

    https://www.a-n.co.uk/events/points-of-departure-2