Chris Anthem was born in the UK in 1974; graduating in fine art from Liverpool John Moore’s University and the Slade School of Art London (1993-1998).

He currently lives in Beirut, Lebanon with his wife Rania, and baby son Nur.

Selected Exhibitions & Projects

Fledge, Millennium (solo)
Dressage, Budapest Art Factory, Hungary (solo)
Beirut Art Fair, Lebanon
Fadi Mogabgab Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon (solo)
Freedom From Torture, CMR Gallery, Cornwall

Residence Alia, Chouf Mountains, Lebanon (Artists residency)
Fadi Mogabgab Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
TR-Fifteen, CMR Gallery, Cornwall

Asni Gallery, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (solo)
The Fish Factory, Falmouth, Cornwall
Plumbline and Orchard Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall

Cap, 8 Wilson Street Gallery, Bristol (solo)

Thawing, Street art project, Townhouse Gallery, Cairo (project)

Play, MOB, Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, UK (solo)

Egg Gallery, Liverpool (solo)

Pulse II, Emerging Artists from the North West, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool

Chris Anthem’s work can be found in the collections of their excellencies the Al-Thani Family of Qatar and Byblos Bank, Lebanon.

Current projects include development of Alia Artists Residence in the Chouf mountains of Lebanon as a destination for international artists, and collaborations with the Lebanese post-punk band Scrambled Eggs.