Profile: Chris Wainwright

Chris Wainwright

Professor Chris Wainwright is the Head of Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges, at the University of the Arts London and President of ELIA, (The European League of Institutes of the Arts). He is currently a trustee of ‘SPACE’ one of the largest artist studio providers in the UK, a member of the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council, Peer Review College and a member of the Tate Britain Council. Chris Wainwright is also an active professional artist.

His recent group exhibitions include Gandhi Group, Museum of Modern Art, Santiago, Chile and Donna Beam Gallery, Las Vegas USA. His work is currently being shown as part of the UK touring exhibition Fleeting Arcadias – Thirty Years of British Landscape Photography from the Arts Council Collection. was His time based work Capital has been shown at File 2002 and Channel 14 at File 2005 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Other recent projects include; two person show at The Drawing Room, London and video projections at the Champ Libre Festival of Electronic Arts, Montreal, 2004 and 2005. Channel 14 was also selected for the Media and Architecture Biennial, Graz, Austria. 2005. Chris Wainwright’s work is held in many major collections including the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Arts Council of England, Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, the Polaroid Corporation, Boston, USA and Unilever, London.
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