MICHAEL CHAPMAN

 

Born in 1957 in Inglewood, CA
Resides in Orange County, CA

EDUCATION       

Fullerton College, Fullerton, CA  1980-83
  

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011     Terry Martin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
2002     Jill George Gallery, London, England
2001     Terrence Rogers Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA
2000     Terrence Rogers Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA 
1999     Tatistcheff & Co., New York, NY
             Lyme Academy of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, CT 
1998     Sharon Truax Fine Art, Venice, CA 
1997     Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena, CA
1995     Tatistcheff & Co., New York, NY
             Tatistcheff/Rogers, Santa Monica, CA
1993     Tatistcheff & Co., New York, NY
1992     Tatistcheff Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1991     Tatistcheff Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1987     Capricorn Gallery, Bethesda, MD

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014    Group Show, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2012     Summer Group Show, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
             Small Paintings Group Show, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2010      small works, group show, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2002     London Art Fair,  Jill George Gallery, London, England
2001     Black and White, CS Fine Art, Montrose, CA
             The Pool Show, DNFA Gallery, Pasadena, CA
             Trains of Thought, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA
2000     In the Eye of the Beholder, Terrence Rogers Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA
1999     New Realism for a New Millennium, Memorial Art Gallery,
             University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
1998     René Magritte and Contemporary Art: An Influence of Ideas and Facts, or the
             Puzzle Never Solved, Museum voor moderne Kunst, Oostende, Belgium
            Contemporary American Landscape, M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK
1997     Catching the Shimmer, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY
1996     City of Vapor: Capturing the Transitory Reality of Los Angeles, Tatistcheff/Rogers, Santa Monica, CA
             Re-presenting Representation, Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA
             After Midnight, Tatistcheff/Rogers, Santa Monica, CA
             Bennett Galleries, Knoxville, TN
             Referencing Innocence/Not, Weingart Galleries, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
1995     Collector’s Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
             Terrain, SOMA Gallery, San Diego, CA
             Emulation’s: Quotations From The Source, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
1994     Night Visions, Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL
            New Realities: Personal Perspectives in Realist Painting, Tatistcheff/Rogers, Santa Monica, CA
             City Art, Millard Sheets Gallery at the L.A. County Fair Grounds, Pomona, CA
             Two Person Show, Tatistcheff/Rogers, Santa Monica, CA
             The Game Show, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
1993     Fascination with Trains, Hearst Art Gallery, St. Mary's College, Moraga, CA
             A Story Untold: Contemporary Narrative Painting, Michael Dunev Gallery, San Francisco, CA
             The Anniversary Show, Tatistcheff/Rogers, Santa Monica, CA
             Interiors, Torture Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
             Collector's Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
             Highlights from the Contemporary Art Collection of Brown-Forman Corporation,
              The Actors Theater, Louisville, KY
              Blue, Tatistcheff Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
              Cityscapes, 400 South Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA
1992     California Dreamin', Fresno Metropolitan Museum
             Beyond Realism: Image & Enigma, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA
             Isolation, Tatistcheff & Co., New York, NY
            L.A. Drives Me Wild, Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
             Collector's Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
             The Dog Show, Levinson Kane Gallery, Boston, MA
1991     Tatistcheff & Co., New York, NY
             On The Go, 400 South Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA
             Transportation Images, North Connector Gallery, San Francisco International  Airport, San Francisco, CA
             Selections, Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN
             Tatistcheff Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
             5 California Artists, Tatistcheff & Co., New York, NY
1990     Small Works, Big Talent, Levinson Kane Gallery, Boston, MA
             Car Culture, 101 California Street, San Francisco, CA

             
1912 -   From the Philip Desind Collection, University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
1990                               
            The Re al Thing
, Brea Civic & Cultural Center Gallery, Brea, CA
             Urban Landscapes a nd Transportation Images, Inaugural Exhibit Riley Terminal,
             John Wayne Airport, Costa Mesa, CA
1989     Compositions, Tatistcheff Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
             John Thomas Gallery, Fullerton, CA
            Juried Show, Brea Civic & Cultural Center Gallery, Brea, CA
1988     John Thomas Gallery, Fullerton, CA
            Juried Show, Brea Civic & Cultural Center Gallery, Brea, CA
1987     Juried Show, Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA
             Mainstream America: The Collection of Philip Desind, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
1986     Capricorn Gallery, Bethesda, MD
1985     Capricorn Gallery, Bethesda, MD
1984     Capricorn Gallery, Bethesda, MD
             Juried Show, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
             Juried Show, Long Beach Art Association, Long Beach, CA
1981     Juried Show, Long Beach Art Association, Long Beach, CA
  

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

            A.T.& T., Somerset, NJ
            Brown-Forman Corporation, Louisville, KY
            Centropolis Entertainment, Los Angeles, CA
            Dektor Films, Hollywood, CA
            Del, Rubel, Shaw, Mason & Derin, Los Angeles, CA
            Fletcher-Jones, Las Vegas, NV
            Gardner, Carton & Douglas, Washington, DC
            Ground Zero, Santa Monica, CA
            Hansen, Jacobsen, Teller & Hoberman, Beverly Hills, CA
            Landau Films, Santa Monica, CA
            Lightstorm Entertainment, Santa Monica, CA
            Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
            Nomura Securities, Philadelphia, PA
            Norfolk and Southern Railroad, Richmond, VA
            Pacific Capital, Beverly Hills, CA
            Payden & Rygal, Los Angeles, CA
            Philip Morris, Inc., New York, NY
            Roll International, Los Angeles, CA
            Southern California Gas Company, Los Angeles, CA
            Stephens, Inc., Little Rock, AR
            The Art Collection, Union Rescue Mission, Los Angeles, CA

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

            Pring, Dawnya, “Beach Cruising, Michael Chapman paints his Seaside Experiences,” BRNTWD Magazine, April, 2002, illustrated
            Wong, Jennifer, “Representational Art Continues to Captivate Modern Audiences,” Art Business News, July, 2000, illustrated “
            Goings On About Town,” The New Yorker, review, November 29, 1999
            Moss, E. Lynne, “A Transient Reality: The Paintings of Michael Chapman,” American Artist, July, 1999, Cover story and 7 reproductions
            Rogers, Terrence, “City of Vapor,” American Artist, July, 1998, illustrated
            René Magritte and Contemporary Art: An Influence of Ideas and Facts, or the Puzzle Never Solved,  exhibition catalog, Museum voor moderne Kunst, Oostende, Belgium, 1998, illustrated
            “Diverse Perceptions: Selections from the AT&T Art Collection,” AT&T Corporate Art Program, 1997
            Muchnic, Suzanne, review, “City of Vapor,” ARTnews, February, 1997, Vol. 96, No.2
            Frank, Peter, review, “City of Vapor,” LA Weekly, Nov. 22, 1996, illustrated
            Henry, Gerrit, review, ARTnews, January 1996, p.127
            Karmel, Pepe, review, The New York Times, Friday, October 20, 1995
            Hemmerdinger, William,  “Previews of Exhibitions,” ArtScene, Vol. 14, No. 9, May, 1995, illustrated
            Tapley, George, review, “Local Virus,” Artweek; Vol. 25, No. 19, October 6, 1994, illustrated
            Wright, Jeff, review, “Solid Dreaming,” Cover Magazine; Vol.8, No. 2, February 1994,  
            Anderson-Spivy, Alexandra, essay, Michael Chapman (exhibition catalog), December 1993, Tatistcheff and Co., New York, NY
            Curbelo, Silvia, “Gallery,” Organica Quarterly; Volume 12, No. 45, Autumn 1993; illus. p.23 and cover
            Kapitanoff, Nancy, “Car Culture Without Driving Narrative,” Los Angeles Times; Calendar Section, Sunday, November 22, 1992; illustrated.
            Pinchbeck, Daniel, “Openings,” Art & Antiques; November 1992, illustrated p.23
            “Paintings by Michael Chapman,” The Gettysburg Review; Volume 5, No. 4, Autumn 1992;
            Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA; illustrated and cover.
            Binai, Paul, essay, Beyond Realism: Image & Enigma (exhibition catalog); June, 1992;
            Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA
            Curtis, Cathy, review, Los Angeles Times; Friday, July 21, 1989