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David Chapin


David  Chapin


Curriculum Vitae

Born 1919 in Springfield Massachusetts

Cornell School of Architecture, 1938-1941. United States Navy, 1942-1946. Studied with Hans Hoffman, 1947-1948. Taught Painting and Design at Illinois Wesleyan University, 1949-1952. Two summers in Mexico, 1949-1951. To Europe, 1952, took up residence near Rome. Lived there until 1955. Travelled extensively throughout the Mediterranean area visiting Sicily, Spain, Portugal, North Africa, Greece, Crete, Istanbul, and Egypt. To England 1955, established residence near Cambridge. Frequent trips to France, Germany, Austria, Scandinavian countries. To New York City 1958 where he lived, worked the remainder of his life while also teaching at Princeton University. 

American Painting in Mexico, Mexico City, 1951. Decatur Art Center, Decatur, Illinois, 1951. Rome, Italy, 1954. Viterbo, Italy, 1955. New Vision Center, London, England, 1958. Redfern Gallery, London, England, 1958. Artists International Association, London, England, 1958. Drian Gallery, London, England, 1958. Free Painters Group, London, England, 1958. London Group, London, England, 1958. A.I.A. Twenty-fifth Anniversary, London, England, 1958. Newcastle-on-Tyne, Newcastle, England, 1958. Galerie Rive Droit, Paris, France, 1958. Galerie Europe, Brussels, Belgium, 1958.

South County Art Association, Kingston, Rhode Island, 1948-1951. Galeria San Marco, Rome, Italy, 1953. New Vision Center, London, England, 1957. Drian Gallery, London, England, 1958. David Herbert Gallery, New York City, 1960. Hemingway Galleris, NYC 1970

Piacentini, Rome, Italy; Francesco Curti, Rome, Italy; John Stanley, London, England; Mrs. Tracey Greene, Pasadena, California; Mrs. Charlotte Bergman, New York City; Mr. & Mrs. Harvey K. Smith, New Haven, Conn.; Mr. & Mrs. Rolf Myller, New York City; Hepworth Wakefield Museum, Yorkshire, England; Museum Bazalel, Israel; Mr & Mrs. Warren Paxton, Bloomington, Illinois; Mr & Mrs. Carl Behr, Bloomington, Illinois; Dr. E. Crissey, New York City; Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ



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An important source for Contemporary American and European Post-War Art; Skot Foreman gallery inventory consists of paintings, works on paper, sculpture, and limited-edition prints by artists such as Salvador Dali, M.C. Escher, Keith Haring, Jean Michel Basquiat, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Howard Finster, Tom Wesselmann and Purvis Young (Estate)

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