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2019 -                 De Montfort University  PhD Fine Art, By Practice

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

2011 - 2012           Nottingham Trent University  PGCE Arts in the Lifelong Learning Sector

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



2021-                Loughborough University  Fine Art Foundation Tutor

2012-2021          Charnwood Arts, Loughborough  Arts Development Manager

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


2023   Excursions Journal, Volume 13, Number 1, University of Sussex

             Queering the Fens: an exploration of land, supernatural, folklore and Queer          

              reproduction as art making.

2022   Technecast Podcast, Outside/rs, University of Brighton (available on Apple Podcasts

              and Spotify.

             James Chantry - Queering the Fens


Selected Curatorial Projects

A Warm Welcome

Participatory art and exhibition.  Young asylum seeking people.

Summer Art Trail, Leicester

Exhibition (Director and Artist)

Points of Departure

Exhibition (Artist and Curation)

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