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Making Waves Exhibition April 22nd to May 7th

Making Waves Exhibition April 22nd to May 7th   “Nobody can give you advice after you’ve been collecting for a while. If you don’t enjoy making your own decisions, you’re never going to be much of a collector anyway.“ CHARLES SAATCHI Businessman and Art Collector

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‘Making Waves’ Exhibition to Celebrate Ocean in Motion

‘Making Waves’ Exhibition to Celebrate Ocean in Motion As a newcomer to the Cape’s art community, Chapman Art Gallery certainly hopes to make waves during its first season. It’s fitting, then, that our first special exhibition will do just that — and not just figuratively speaking. Because artists — particularly…

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Festive evening puts the GRAND in Grand Opening

Festive evening puts the GRAND in Grand Opening Jeff Urquhart is used to crowd scenes: He’s photographed such venues as the Kentucky Derby, rock concerts, and the Super Bowl. While Chapman Art Gallery’s Grand Opening didn’t rise to quite that level, he — and others — estimated Saturday evening’s event…

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Ode to an Opening (Or, The More the Merrier)

The gallery is ship-shape for our Grand Opening! Visible here are paintings by, from left, Carole Chisholm Garvey, Jim Freeheart and Susan O’Brien McLean. Verde Floral Design kindly gave us the striking arrangement for our recent business social. Another bouquet has been ordered for this Saturday night.  See the complete…

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Hoping to ‘Make Waves’ with 2017 Exhibitions

Odin Smith, BREAKING, acrylic on canvas, 36 x 48 inches, $4,600 See more paintings by Odin Smith Hoping to ‘Make Waves’ with 2017 Exhibitions Our exhibition schedule for 2017 has solidified over the past two weeks, and — imagine trumpet fanfare here — we’re very excited to tell you about…

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Getting to Know Our Business Neighbors

Getting to Know Our Business Neighbors Last Thursday evening, we held a casual open house for neighborhood businesses and interior designers — our first real event at the gallery. It was a lovely evening, and we were so pleased by how many good folks turned out to wish us well.…

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X Is for X-hibition X-citement

Kay Ritter, TULIPS AND WATERMELON, oil on linen, 20 x 24 inches framed, $5,500. We knew that Kay paints apples, but that led to another idea … One thing we haven’t told you about Chapman Art Gallery is that we plan to hold special exhibitions. Quite a number of them!…

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Visitors the Icing on Our Cake

William R. Davis FISHERMEN AT SUNSET Oil on panel Susan O’Brien McLean SWANS IN NORTH BAY Oil on canvas   Opening a Cape Cod art gallery in the depths of winter isn’t as foolhardy as one might think: For one thing, it’s allowing us ample time to get everything up…

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We have works with HEART, Valentine!

We have works with HEART, Valentine! Ralph and Martha Cahoons and original Jim Dine prints special attraction at gallery Ralph Cahoon (1910-1982), LOVE, oil on masonite, 19 x 21 inches (framed 24 x 26) Jim Dine (1935- ), A HEART AT THE OPERA, 1983, lithograph on Arches paper 45/50, signed, 50 x…

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When Scotty Met Cindy …

Scott Chapman met Cindy Nickerson last spring, when he and his spouse, Dr. Steve Tjoe-Fat, loaned one of their Ralph Cahoon paintings for an exhibition she was guest-curating for the Cahoon Museum of American Art. Then, this fall, Cindy was one of many people he spoke to about his plans…

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Our Gallery

Scotty Chapman thought Cotuit would be the perfect spot to open Chapman Art Gallery because there aren’t many art galleries on the south side in the mid-Cape area. Yet, Cotuit is already something of a cultural center, being home to the Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit Center for the…

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Art  Gallery a Dream Come True

Scott  Chapman is an entrepreneur by nature. He has launched several businesses over the course of his career, including King and Queen Landscaping, which he founded after moving to Cape Cod permanently in 2001 and continues to own and operate. His latest venture, Chapman Art Gallery, is born from years…

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