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George W Chambers

 (1857 - 1897)
George W. Chambers was active/lived in Tennessee, Missouri.  George Chambers is known for history, landscape, figure and portrait painting.

Biography  
George W. Chambers


Born in St. Louis, Missouri, George W Chambers settled in Nashville, Tennessee where in 1885, he began teaching at the Watkins Institute, a prestigious art school and exhibition venue. In the 1890s, he joined the faculty of the Nashville School of Art. Later in his career, he focused on decorative art and stained glass.

Chambers studied at the St. Louis School of Fine Art under Carl Gutherz, and in 1880 went to Paris as a student of Jean Leon Gerome.

Exhibition venues included the Paris Salon, Pennsylvania Academy and the Art Institute of Chicago.


Sources include:
William Gerdts, Art Across America Vol 1 and 2
Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art



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About  George W. Chambers

Born:  1857 - St Louis, Missouri
Died:   1897
Known for:  history, landscape, figure and portrait painting