Education

2019 -               De Montfort University  PhD Fine Art, by practice

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

A Warm Welcome

Particpatory art and exhibition

https://www.journeysfestival.com/jfileicswelcome

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/

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