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:

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

• Oak Group exhibitions 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 – September, 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 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 Installation:

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

 

 

Selected Publications:

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

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