Full Resume

 

Bob Chaplin

102 Oak Bluff

Avon

CT 06001


T. 860 876 0050

email - bobchaplin@me.com

website - www.bobchaplin.com


Birthdate: May 22 1947

Birthplace: Hollington, England


American Citizen since November 1992


EDUCATION


1965-69Dip.A.D. Fine Art (B.F.A.)

Ravensbourne College of Art and Design, London, England

1969-71Postgraduate Printmaking Certificate (M.F.A.)

Brighton Polytechnic

1972-73Art Teaching Certificate, Brighton Polytechnic


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND INSTALLATIONS since 1985


2018 - on“Natural Parterre” – garden installation, Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington, CT

2014 - on“Hortus Conclusus : The Forbidden Garden”- installation, I-Park, East Haddam, CT

2014 - on“Hortus Conclusus : Enclosed Turf Garden”- installation, I-Park, East Haddam, CT

2013 - on“Brush Line : Deer Portal”- garden installation, Avon, CT

2013 - on“Deer Topiary”- garden installation, Avon, CT

2012 - on      “Invasives : Topiary : Parterre” - Environmental Art Installation, I-Park, East Haddam, CT

2012 - on“Leaf Parterre” - garden installation, Avon, CT

2007 - on“Mow” - garden installation, Avon, CT

2003Quinebaug Community College, DANIELSON, CT

1995Smith College, NORTHAMPTON, Massachusetts, MA

1993Jon Oulman Gallery, MINNEAPOLIS

Cummings Art Gallery, Connecticut College, NEW LONDON, CT

1990Jon Oulman Gallery, MINNEAPOLIS

1989Queen's Museum, NEW YORK

198755 Mercer, NEW YORK

1986Tromso Kunstnersenter, NORWAY

1985Henie Onstad Arts Centre, OSLO, NORWAY


SELECTED INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS since 1985


2019“Arts in Science” BioCT Innovations Commons, GROTON, CONNECTICUT

2009“60/60 “- interactive web-based exhibition

2000.Alden Weir National Historic Site Visiting Artists – Stamford Museum, STAMFORD, CONNECTICUT

“The Print and The Process” - Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI

"Print Types"-Art Institute for the Permian Basin, ODESSA, TEXAS

1999“Print Types” - Highland Community College, HIGHLAND, KANSAS

1998"Print Types" - Indian Hills Community College, OTTUMWA, IOWA

1997"Qua Qua Qua" - 85 Airport Road, HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT

"American Print Survey" - Highland Community College, HIGHLAND, KANSAS.

1996"Art for Artspace."-Artspace, NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT

“A Connecticut Sampler” - Connecticut Center for The Book, Hartford Public Library,

HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT.

1995“Edge of Town”, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford (curator) HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT

1994“Lessons in Life,” Art Institute of Chicago, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS.

1993"Light Touches", Maison pour Tous, CALAIS, FRANCE

1992"Art Creating Society", Museum of Modern Art, OXFORD, ENGLAND

1991"Time, Style and Vision", Cleary Gallery, CANTERBURY, ENGLAND

1990"Politics of Process", Atrium Gallery, University of Connecticut, STORRS, CONNECTICUT

"Selections 5", Polaroid Photographs, Photokina 90, COLOGNE, GERMANY.

1988 Milan Triennale, MILAN, ITALY

"Panoramamania", Barbican Art Gallery, LONDON, ENGLAND

"Prominent Printmakers", Missouri Western State University, MISSOURI

2nd Biennale Exhibition of Prints, WAKAYAMA, JAPAN.

Walker Hill Art Center, SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA

1987-88"The World Is Round - Contemporary Panoramas"

Delaware Art Museum, WILMINGTON, DELAWARE

Parrish Art Museum, SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK

The Hudson River Museum, YONKERS, NEW YORK


SELECTED COLLECTIONS


Tate Gallery, LONDON

Stedlijk Museum, AMSTERDAM

Victoria and Albert Museum, LONDON

Art Institute of Chicago, CHICAGO

Arts Council of Great Britain

National Museum, WARSAW, POLAND

Museum of Contemporary Art, SKOPJE, YUGOSLAVIA

The British Council

National Museum of Wales, CARDIFF, WALES

British Museum, LONDON

New York University, NEW YORK

Rogaland Kunstmuseum, STAVANGER, NORWAY

Stavanger Faste Galleri Permanent Collection, NORWAY

Nordnorske Kunstnersenter, LOFOTEN, NORWAY

Museum of Contemporary Graphic Art, FREDRIKSTAD, NORWAY

Whitworth Museum, MANCHESTER, ENGLAND

Graves Art Gallery, SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND

Leeds Art Gallery, ENGLAND

Southampton Art Gallery, ENGLAND

City Arts Centre, EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

Glasgow City Art Gallery, SCOTLAND


SELECTED BOOK COLLECTIONS


The National Gallery, WASHINGTON, DC

New York Public Library, NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Museum of Modern Art Library, NEW YORK, NEW YOR

Whitney Museum of American Art Library, NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Tate Gallery, LONDON

Victoria & Albert Museum, LONDON

The British Council

The Paul Getty Research Institute Library, CALIFORNIA

Houghton Library, Harvard University, CAMBRIDGE

Ashmoleum Museum, OXFORD, ENGLAND

New York University, NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Yale Center for British Art, NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT

Harvard University, Cambridge, Houghton Library, CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS

Columbia University, NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Stanford University, Green Library, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

McGill University, MONTREAL, CANADA

Brown University Special Collections Library, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND

Rockefeller Library, Brown University, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND

Vassar College Special Collections Library, NEW YORK

Smith College Art Library, MASSACHUSETTS

Olana Historical Society, NEW YORK

Watkinson Library, Trinity College, HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT


AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES since 1984


2014Resident artist - I-Park, EAST HADDAM, CONNECTICUT

2012Resident artist - I-Park, EAST HADDAM, CONNECTICUT

1998 - 99Visiting Artist - Alden Weir Farmhouse National Park, WILTON, CONNECTICUT

1997Artist in Residence, Visual Studies Workshop, ROCHESTER, NEW YORK

1993Connecticut Commission of The Arts Bursary

1988 - 91Polaroid Corporation Award, (20:x24" camera), NEW YOR, NEW YORK (2 awards)

1985British Council and Norwegian Government sponsored 3month residency, LOFOTEN, NORWAY

1984 British Council Exhibition Grant


PRIZES


1988Thirteenth International Print Biennale, Cracow, Poland

1986Ninth British International Print Biennale (2 Prizes)

1982Sixth Norwegian International Print Biennale

1977Fifth British International Print Biennale

1975Fourth British International Print Biennale


PRINT PUBLISHERS


Circle Press, England

Retigraphic, England (Pratt Contemporary Art), England

Galeri B.K.F.R., Stavanger, Norway

Littlehampton Museum and Art Gallery

Calvert Intergraphic, London

Georgetown Graphics, Washington, U.S.A.

Brian Smith Fine Arts Limited, England

Christies Contemporary Art

Jonathon Phipps (Print Agent)


TEACHING AND CURATORIAL since 1983


2015Selection Committee - Site Responsive Art Biennale, I-Park, East Haddam

1998Lecture - “Landscape of Nature” - Yale Center for British Art, New Haven

1997Lecture - Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester

1996“Gardening as Art” graduate course, Hartford Art School

1995Curator – “Edge of Town,” Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford

Lecture - Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts.

1994Lecture - Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York

1993 - 96Adjunct Professor - Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, Printmaking/Drawing/ Design/Photography.

1993Adjunct Professor - University of Connecticut, School of Fine Arts - Creative Photography

Lecture - Boston University, School of Visual Arts,

Lecture - Connecticut College, New London, CT

1989Visiting Lecturer - University of Connecticut, School of Fine Arts, Storrs, Connecticut

1987Lecture - Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York

Selection Committee, 55 Mercer Gallery, Soho, New York

1986Participated in the Arts Council of Great Britain's Visiting Artist in Schools program

1986Visiting Lecturer - Oslo Kunst Acadamie and Trondheim Kunstskool, Norway

1981 - 86Visiting lecturer - Chelsea College of Art, London, Brighton Polytechnic, West Surrey College of Art and Design, Ravensbourne College of Art and Design and Stavanger Kunstskool, Norway

1986Curated “Landscape into Print” - Brighton Polytechnic Gallery, England

1985Curated and organized travelling exhibition, “A Mythic Topography” with Stephen Bann

Artist in Residence - Svolvaer Kunstnercenter, Lofoten Islands, Norway

1983Represented England and organized exhibition “Five Artists from North Sea Countries” at Galleri B.K.F.R., Stavanger, Norway


BIBLIOGRAPHY AND TELEVISION since 1986


2015 “Better Connecticut” WFSB – I-Park and garden installations

2014You Tube video - Andrew Neumann on Bob Chaplin’s I-park installations

1996Zimmer William "A Glimpse of Contemporary Taste", The New York Times

Zimmer, William. "On The Edge; Where Nature Comes Together With Culture",

The New York Times

1995Garber, Susan L. "The Edge of Town", West Hartford News

Rosoff, Patricia. "Artists Who Move Mountains", Hartford Advocate

McNally, Owen. "The City, The Land, and Art", The Hartford Courant

Rosoff., Patricia "Postcards from The Edge", The Hartford Advocate

Dunlop, Amy. "November in Connecticut", Connecticut Magazine

Princethal, Nancy. "Artist's Book Beat", The Print Collector's Newsletter

1993Cloud, Laura. "The Aesthetic Tourist", Willimantic Chronicle, CT

1991Allen, William. "An Englishman Abroad" Arte Carte, Italy

1986Sinclair, Nicholas. "Landscapes of the Midnight Sun", British Journal of Photography


BOOKS AND CATALOGUES


2017“Bob Chaplin - Environmental Art Installations” – edition of 500. Published by I-Park

2012“Mow”- edition of 150 copies

2000“Boundaries and Markers” edition of 150

1997“Mill River - River Mill “- edition of 100

"Connecticut Churches," limited edition book

"Winter Solstice - Summer Solstice", limited edition book

1995"The Edge of Town" Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford – intro essay and catalogue design

1994"Eminent Views," with Stephen Bann - limited edition book

1986"Postcards to The Undercliff", with poet Keith Please. Published by Circle Press.

30 hand-tinted on handmade paper and 220 on Ikonorex Special Matt

1985"North Norway - Nord Norsk," published by the artist and Nord Norsk Kunstnersenter

150 copies

1979"Photography in Printmaking" - by Charles Newton, Victoria and Albert Museum exhibition

catalogue

1977"Aspects of Landscape - Ten English Landscape Artists", essay by Ann Elliot, British Council

catalogue