Chris Chapman Exhibitions

One Person Shows

Wildling Museum of Art and Nature, Solvang – Featured Local Artist - July 13 to September 24, 2018
Easton Gallery, Montecito 2014, 2012, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2002
Santa Barbara Arts, Santa Barbara – 2011
Gallery 113, Santa Barbara 1990–1999

Selected Group Exhibitions:

• Sullivan Goss, Icons of Preservation, Oak Group, June 29 - August 25, 2019

• Wildling Museum, Solvang, CA - California’s National Lands - July 20, 2019 - January 20, 2020

• Pastels USA, Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA - May 16 - July 14, 2019

• Santa Paula Art Museum, The Wall: Boundaries - October 20, 2018 - January 27, 2019

• Pastels USA, Art Center Gallery, Morrow Bay – August 16 – September 16, 2018

• Oak Group exhibitions bi-annually benefit prominent land preservation organizations 
            Since 1986, sales of $3 Million have benefited environmental conservation 

• Santa Paula Art Museum, Art about Agriculture – Award – November 2017 – February 2018

• Sierra Pastel Society Signature Members Show – Award – October 2017

• Easton Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, continually from 1997 – July 2017 final show

• Sullivan Goss, One Hundred Grand, December 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

• Sullivan Goss, An American Gallery, Oak Group 30th Anniversary, Santa Barbara, July 2016

• CA National Parks, Wildling Museum, Solvang, CA – July 17 – October 3, 2016

• California Islands Art, Ventura and Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Oct – Nov, 2016

• Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation, June – August 2015, Oak Group honors Ray Strong

• Pastels USA, Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA, June – August 2015

• Wildling Museum, Solvang, CA, Oak Group, Wilderness Spirit Award, Oct. 2013 – Jan. 2014

• Pastels USA, Marin Society of Artists Gallery, Ross, CA, June 2013

• Los Olivos Quick Draw, 2013-2014

• Coutts Museum, El Dorado, KS, Paint the Parks, Winner, traveling exhibit 2013

• Pastels on High International Exhibition, Placerville, CA, Nov – Dec 2012

• Pastel Society of West Coast, Arts Building Gallery, Auburn, CA, Aug – Oct 2012

• Paso Robles Festival of the Arts, Masters Exhibition – Award - “Local Color”, May-July 2012

• Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA, Pastel Society of West Coast, May – July 2011

• Wildling Museum, Solvang, CA:

            Rancho La Viña 2010, El Chorro Ranch 2011, Oak Group Wilderness Spirit Award 2013,

            CA Ntl. Parks Exhibit 2015, SCAPE 2016

• Glenna Hartmann Invitational – Award - S.B. Museum of Natural History, February 2010

• International Juried “Endangered Species” traveling exhibit: June 2008 to July 2009

Wildling Museum & U.S. Department of Interior Museum

• Knowlton Gallery, Lodi, CA 2009

• Oak Group exhibitions annually benefit prominent land preservation organizations. 

            Since 1986, sales of $3 Million have benefited environmental conservation 

• Best of Best - Award - Lompoc Museum 2000

• Santa Barbara Art Association, numerous awards

• OASIS Desert Protection, U.S. Senate Museum, Washington, D.C. 1990

Teaching & Workshops:

• Private & Affiliate Workshops annually since 1999

• Landscape Painting, Santa Barbara City College Adult Education 1996 - 2009

• Nature & Collage 1996 – 1998

• Botanical Illustration, Santa Barbara City College Adult Education 2005 - 2009 

Permanent Collection:

Wildling Museum, Solvang - Back into the Lake, pastel

Permanent Installation:

Descanso Gardens, La Canada, art signage

Ventura County Museum of Art, Chumash Window, 40 x 60” from Arroyo Willow watercolor

Goleta Cottage Hospital – Two 30x50” pastels commissioned 2014

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital– Five 20x30” pieces selected 2011

Cancer Center of Santa Barbara – Pescadero Fields ~13x25”pastel

Arroyo Hondo Preserve, Gaviota - art signage

 Selected Publications:

Santa Barbara Seasons: 10 Painters in Paradise, Fall 2016

Plein Air Magazine, Oak Group 30th Anniversary, July 2016

Stories of Arroyo Hondo, Chris Chapman, 2016

Plein Air Magazine, Fall 2012

American Artist Plein Air Edition, Fall 2011

Montecito Magazine , Fall 2017, Spring 2011, Spring 2010, Fall 2009, Spring 2009, Fall 2008, Fall 2010, Winter 2018

Western Art & Architecture, Summer 2009

Washington Times, Dec. 28, 2008, Endangered Species Exhibit, US Senate Museum

Chumash Ethnobotany, Timbrook, illustrations by Chapman, Heyday Books, 2007

The Oak Group: Twenty Years 1986–2006, 2006

American Artist, September 2006

Portraits of Gaviota, Chris Chapman & Eric Hvolboll, 2005

Southwest Art, March 2005
Santa Clara Valley, Easton Press, 2001
Gardens of Santa Barbara, Easton Press, 1999