Derek Chambers

Derek Chambers, self-taught, started work as a messenger in a Mayfair Advertising Agency in 1952 before gaining access to the studio.

In 1961, together with a writer friend, he set-up one of the first London Creative Consultancies as a graphic designer, illustrator and photographer.

In 1981, another design partnership was formed. Clients included London Transport, The Evening Standard, English Heritage and The COI, his last contract being the launch of Docklands Light Railway in 1987.

​Moving to Aldeburgh in 1994, he retired and took up drawing, painting and printmaking. Derek, joined Gareth Jones in 1999 and with nine others helped to found Sudbourne Park Printmakers in 2002.

He has had several one-man shows and exhibited at the Royal Watercolour Society (prize-winner 2008), four Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions, New English Art Club, Discerning Eye,

Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours, Print and Originals, Royal Society of Marine Artists, Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Woolwich Contemporary, twice prizewinner of the Eastern Open.

His work is always on show at Aldeburgh Contemporary Arts.

He also has a painting in the National War Museum at Duxford.

The Glen Lyon Ash
Drypoint and watercolour

Bear, Ipswich Museum
Etching and woodtype


Early Morning Crag Path

Noel Bevan, Vicar of Benhall

Pisa, Dancing Trees

Aldeburgh Catch 2

Aberglasney Yew Tunnel
Drypoint and watercolour