Born. 1986, Seattle, WA

 

EDUCATION

2012

New York Academy of Art, MFA, New York

2009

Cornish College of the Arts, BFA, Seattle

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

Within Wilds, Flowers Gallery, London, UK

2016

Body/Being, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY

2014

Maiden, Mother, Child and Crone, Flowers Gallery, London, UK

2013

Aunties Project, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

Aging Pride, Belvedere Museum, Vienna, Austria

Small Is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, London, UK

Single Fare 4, Highline Stages, New York, NY

Poets/Artists, Arcadia Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

Women Painting Women: In Earnest, Customs House Museum & Cultural Center, Clarksville, TN

Women Painting Women: In Earnest, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

2016

Small Is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, London, UK

Take Home A Nude, Benefit Auction, Sotheby's, NYC

Health and the Body: The Ingram Collection, The Royal College of General Practitioners, London, UK

Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY 

Looking Back, Moving Forward, Cascadia Art Museum, Edmonds, WA

2015

Bodies! The Ingram Collection, The Lightbox, Woking, UK 

Art Miami, Flowers Gallery, Miami, FL

Small Is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY

Take Home A Nude, Benefit Auction, Sotheby's, New York, NY

Art Miami - New York, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY 

Artists Gaze: Seeing Women In The 21st Century, Sirona Fine Art, Hallandale, FL

2014

Small Is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY

Take Home A Nude, Benefit Auction, Sotheby's, NY

Loved and Observed, Hersh Fine Art, Glenn Cove, NY

NYAA Summer Exhibition, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY

Downtown Art Fair, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY

1 Billion Rising, Polk State College, Lakeland, FL

Mythology and Folklore, Big Irv's Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013

Small Is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, London, UK

Take Home A Nude, Benefit Auction, Sotheby's, New York, NY

Fellows Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

Art Southampton, Presented by Art Miami, Southampton, New York, NY

NYAA Summer Exhibition, Allegra Laviola Gallery, New York, NY

Royal Society of Portrait Painters, The Mall Gallery, London, UK

Pulse Art Fair, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY

THE(UN)FAIR, New York, NY

2012

LIA Traces: 5 years, Leipziger Messe, Leipzig, Germany

Take Home A Nude, Sotheby's, New York, NY

Perception of Self, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

NYAA Summer Exhibition, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY

Nudes, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY

Fiction/Non-Fiction, Hersh Fine Art, Glen Cove, NY

Heads, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY

Something About Her, The Cupping Room, New York, NY

2011

Take Home A Nude, Sotheby's, New York, NY

Show & Tell, Vignettes Gallery, New York, NY

LIAP Summer Exhibition, Leipzig, Germany

NYAA Summer Exhibition, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY

The Ridiculist Revival, Jackson Hall Gallery, New York, NY

Single Fare 2: Please Swipe Again, Sloan Gallery, New York, NY

I Don't Wanna Grow Up, NYAA, New York, NY

For The Love Of, NYAA, New York, NY

Anastomosis, Gallery at Jericho Library, Jericho, NY

CAA Exhibition, Hunter College, New York, NY

A New Generation, Brackenwood Gallery, Langley, WA

2010

Mixed Minds, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Wrapped in Art, Museo Gallery, Langley, WA

2009

B.F.A. thesis show, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA

 

SELECTED PRIVATE and PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Steven Bennett and Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt, United States

Ingo and Maria Lucia Klöcker, Germany

Frank Cohen, England

The Ingram Collection of Modern and Contemporary British Art, England 

New York Academy of Art, Presidents Collection, New York 

 

AWARDS and RESIDENCIES

2016

 The Willard L. Metcalf Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters

2013

The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

2012

Postgraduate Fellowship at the New York Academy of Art, New York

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

BP Portrait Award, First Place, National Portrait Gallery, London

Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant Nomination

2011

Leipzig International Artist Residency Program, Leipzig, Germany

New York Academy of Art Service Scholarship

2010

New York Academy of Art Merit Scholarship

Leslie T. Posey Foundation Scholarship

2008

Judith Kindler and Kyle Johnson Scholarship for Innovation in the Arts

Cornish College of the Arts Merit Scholarship (also in '05, '06, '07)

2004

29th Annual Washington Association for Learning Alternatives Art Award

American Association of University Women Art Award 

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS and PRESS

The Figure, Skira/Rizzoli Book

The Complete Artist Book, Jason Seiler 

London Sunday Times, Happy, Sally Brampton

Combustus Magazine, Interview with Aleah Chapin, Deanna Piowaty 

Elle, Aleah Chapin's Gripping Interpretations of the Nude Female Form, Elyse Moody 

Harpers Bazaar, News - page 132, February 2013

Juxtapose, Aleah Chapin - Aunties Project, Varenka Ruiz

Real Woman Project, Lessons From Aleah Chapin, Julia Clift

Huffington Post, Beauty Of The Aging Form

Huffington Post, Daughter Of The Wild Women, Daniel Maidman

American Artist, 25 Artists of the Future - 75th issue

Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, Bringing New Life to Portraiture - May/June 2012 issue

Huffington Post Online - http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk

BBC News - http://www.bbc.co.uk

The Guardian - http://www.guardian.co.uk

London Art News, BBC Nude Warning - http://coxsoft.blogspot.com

MANIFEST International Painting Annual II - available summer 2012

 

OTHER STUDIES AND WORKSHOPS

Studio Escalier, Paris, France: Timothy Stotz and Michelle Tully

Wackers Academie, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Gage Academy, Seattle WA: Costa Vavagiaki, Rita Natarova, Michael Grimaldi

Glasgow School of Art: Glasgow, Scotland, Study Abroad Program

Pete Jordan Studio, Whidbey Is., WA

Lane Gwinn Studio, Whidbey Is., WA