(b. 1974, lives in upstate NY)    



2003     MFA, Yale University, New Haven, CT

1999     BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL



2014     Algus Greenspon Gallery, New York, NY

2011      Jesse Chapman: Johnny Milton, McAffrey Fine Art, New York, NY

2009     Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY

2008     Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006     September, Southfirst, Brooklyn, NY

    Residency, Me·di·um, St. Barthélemy, French West Indies

2005     Hudson Franklin, New York, NY

    Shane Campbell Gallery, Oak Park, IL

2003     Hudson Franklin, New York, NY

2001     boom, Oak Park, IL    



2013     Valori Plastici, Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York, NY

2012     Idealizing the Imaginary: Invention and Illusion in Contemporary Painting, Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, MI

2011     The Void Is Not Empty, Marianne Boesky Gallery, Project Space, New York, NY

2010     New Mirrors, Exit Art, New York, NY

    Curse of the Pharaohs, Saint Cecilia Convent, New York, NY


2007     Past, Present, Future Perfect: Selections from the Ovitz Family Collection, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO

    Jesse Chapman, Aliza Nisenbaum, William J. O’Brien, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

    Jesse Chapman & Mike Cloud, Project Space, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY

2006     Gaylen Gerber, Foundation Musee d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

2005     The Disillusion of Illusion, Curated by Shane Campbell, Paul Mesaros Gallery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

    Bull's-eye, Hudson Franklin, New York, NY

    Two-person exhibition with Mark Shubert, Southfirst, Brooklyn, NY

2004     8 Artists, Curated by Shane Campbell, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    Gaylen Show, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL

    Gaylen Gerber, The Suburban, Oak Park, IL

    The Stray Show, Hudson Franklin, Chicago, IL

    ArtChicago, boom, Chicago, IL

2003     Two-person exhibition with Samara Caughey, Midway Contemporary Art, St. Paul, MN

    Diamonds, fur, kiss mom and dad birds, MFA Thesis exhibition, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2002     The Stray Show, boom, Chicago, IL

2001     Untitled, Curated by Chris Vasell, Jam, Chicago, IL

    Check Our Shit, Curated booth for Zing Magazine, ArtChicago, Chicago, IL    

1999     Chicago Project Room in Gaylen Gerber’s Show, Chicago, IL


2009     Wilson, Michael. “Jess Chapman.” Time Out NY, February 5, 2009.

2008     Toebbe, Ann. "Jesse Chapman: Shane Campbell Gallery." Beautiful/Decay, 2008: pp. 16. 

2007     Thorson, Alice. “The Private Collection of a Hollywood Mover and Shaker Promotes Emergent Talent.” The Kansas City Star,

    November 11, 2007.

2006     "People Watch: Jesse Chapman." Saint Barth Weekly, n. 78, April 2006: pp. 6.

    “Scene in St. Barth." Saint Barth Weekly, no. 79, April 2006: pp. 8.

    "Résidense [Eng./French], Saint Barth Properties." Sotheby's, April 2006.

    Pollack, Maika. “Amateur Mathematics.” Catalogue essay from Me·di·um, 2006.

2005     Schmerler, Sarah. "And So We Play Our Parts.", 2005.



Phelps Berdan Memorial Award for distinction in painting, Yale University