Stephen Chambers studied at Winchester School of Art from 1978 to 1979 and then at St Martin’s School of Art from 1979 to 1982. He graduated with a Masters from Chelsea School of Art in 1983. Chambers won many scholarships and awards, including a Rome Scholarship, a Fellowship at Winchester School of Art, and a Mark Rothko Memorial Trust Traveling Award. He was elected a Royal Academician in 2005. Exhibitions of his works have been held at the Royal Academy in 2012, and the Ten Art Gallery in Milan in 2013. Chambers' 2017 exhibition, 'The Court of Redonda' is a Collateral Event of the 57th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia.