Wetland and Water Paintings, Warming in the Sun by Deborah Chapin Rustic Decor, The original is 16×34 plein air oil painting.

Wetland and Water Paintings, Warming in the Sun by Deborah Chapin Perfect for Rustic and Country Decor, The original is 16×34 plein air oil painting. The "Warming in the Sun" depicts a second brood waiting for the fledgling to prepare to fly south for the winter. Already late into the fall the mother has stayed behind to guide her charge on the long journey. It is part of the Plein air Series I did with wetlands over a 10 year period.

Landscape Paintings, Original Oil Warming in the Sun by Deborah Chapin Rustic Decor, The original is 16×34 plein air oil painting.
Landscape Painting for Sale, Plein Air Series, Touching the Clouds by Deborah Chapin

This Landscape painting , Touching the Clouds, is a 16×24 original oil painting on stretched linen canvas. The Egret flying over the water just skims the mirror of the sky creating concentric rings rippling through the water. Wetland paintings from Blackwater Wildlife reserve before it’s decline because of sea level rise. This piece shows the harmony between the wildlife and the environment.”

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This Landscape painting, Touching the Clouds, is a 16x24 original oil painting on stretched linen canvas.   The Egret flying over the water just skims the mirror of the sky creating concentric rings rippling through the water. 
Rustic Decor, Wild Wheat and Red Wing Black Birds, 18x24 oil on linen by Deborah Chapin

Rustic Decor, Dancing Wild Wheat and Red Wing Black Birds by Deborah Chapin. The original is 16×24 plein air oil painting. The “Wild Wheat and Red Wing Black Birds” is part of the Chesapeake Plein air Series. The original is 16×24. Read More

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Wild Wheat and Red Wing Black Birds, 18x24 oil on linen by Deborah Chapin
original oil painting for sale, Beach Scenes on Canvas, Morning Surf, 16x34 plein air oil by Deborah Chapin

There is nothing like painting the surf on location where you become part of what you are painting. The wind and surf spray mix together with the cold morning chill all becoming part of the painting. Sometimes... (Read More)

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original oil painting for sale, Beach Scenes on Canvas, Morning Surf, 16x34 plein air oil by Deborah Chapin
Plein air Surf painting, Carolina Coast by Deborah Chapin

This painting painted as a storm began to build and the gulls flying into the wind doing their version of hang gliding.  There is nothing like painting the surf on location... (Read More)

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Plein air Surf painting, Carolina Coast by Deborah Chapin
Surf Painting White Horses of the Sea 5 by Deborah Chapin Painting of Stormy Seas at Pemaquid Point Maine Art.  Maine Woman Marine Artist, Deborah Chapin is working on a new series of  Maine Coastal Art with her depiction of White Horses of the Sea.   “White Horses of the Sea 5" at Pemaquid Point Maine off of Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, is original art, a Maine Marine Art piece inspired by the poem “White Horses of the Sea” by Elfin? although I believe it is an extraction of Byron's . (See Poem below).   I’m doing a series of small pieces of those foamy steeds.  ________________ White Horses of the Sea 5, 24x36 oil on stretched linen canvas by Woman Marine Artist Deborah Chapin See Other Coastal Pieces Below  New Series Offered Exclusively out of the studio with a 30% studio discount.  

“White Horses of the Sea 5″ at Pemaquid Point Maine off of the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, is original art,,,, (Read More)

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Painted on location at Black Water Wildlife Preserve Chesapeake Nation Park, Exhibited in the top 100 of the 2007 Art for the Parks .

This plein air oil painting describes the light as it fades and the change from the last light of the day to the first light of night and the shimmering moon casts it magic.... (Read More)

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Plein air painting oil, Original Oil, "Moonrise", by Deborah Chapin This plein air oil painting was painted on location and exhibited in the 2007 Arts for the Parks exhibition. Moonlight is a favorite subject.  Painted on location at Black Water Wildlife Preserve Chesapeake Nation Park, Exhibited in the top 100 of the 2007 Art for the Parks .
White Horses of the Sea I, oil on linen canvas is part of the #chapinstormpaintings by woman marine artist Deborah Chapin. This depicts the white horses written about by Byron and other poets. An English lore

Woman Marine Artist, Deborah Chapin is starting a new series of  Maine Coast Art with her depiction of White Horses of the Sea.   “White Horses of the Sea I"... (see the poem)

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Transitions from summer to fall and fall to winter. This is the tail end of the fall season depicted as the cold begins to set in and ice begins to form. (Read More)

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Wetland Painting Icing Up by Deborah Chapin

This is an Original Oil Painting entitled “Moonlight in the Deep Woods”. Moonlight has a magical quality all its own.   As the light fades and the change from the last light of the day (Read More)

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Chapin Studio Gallery @ Stoneridge interior decor blue and gold art, Moonlight in the Deep Woods by Deborah Chapin
Surf Painting, Pemaquid Moon, 12x20 plein air oil painting by Deborah Chapin.  I was painting en plein air on a very windy spring evening off of Pemaquid Point. Because of the cloud cover I didn't expect to see the moon but then suddenly it was there.

I was painting en plein air on a very windy spring evening off of Pemaquid Point. Because of the cloud cover I didn’t expect to see the moon but then suddenly it was there. (Read More)

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Deborah Chapin has painted every subject known to woman at this point, starting with marine art, coastals, seascapes, florals and landscapes en plein air (on location).  She has also painted portraits and figurative work and add it to her skills and eventually incorporate it into Seascapes and Garden Scenes.  It's exciting to see where it goes and how it evolves.  Water has been a primary subject in all its various forms and moods for 40 years.  Join her as she continues her exploration of art and nature at her new studio in Maine, Chapin Studio @ Stoneridge.

This is the Online Studio of Art Exhibition History of Deborah Chapin


Museum Exhibitions, which include Ketter Kunst Germany, Grand Palais Paris, CM Russell Museum, Talks at the Smithsonian National Museum of American Art see history below:

  • Grand Prize Winner, Paint America touring exhibition, St. George Art Museum, St. George, UT July- September 2007, 2008.
  • CM Russell Art Auction, CM Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT - March 2007
  • NAPA Valley Museum, Arts for the Parks 2004, Yountville, California - June-September 2005
  • Kolb Studio, Grand Canyon Association, Arts for the Parks 2004, Grand Canyon, Arizona - April-June 2005 Booth Western Art Museum, Arts for the Parks 2004, Cartersville, Georgia - December 2004- February 2005
  • Ketterer Kunst Hamburg, 17th- 20th Century Marine art - 252. Auction, - Sept 2000.
    (see KettererPresscatalogue.htm and KetterKunstCatalogue.html
  • Louvre - Salon de Société Nationale des Beaux Arts, Paris - June 1999, 2000, 2001
  • Meridian International Center, One-Person Exhibition -1997, 1992.
  • Grand Palais , Paris, France - 1993, 1994, 2003.
  • Colorado Historical Museum, "Artists of America Exhibition", Denver, CO - 1988, 1990. (catalogues published)
  • Maryland Historical Museum, Baltimore, MD - 1989.
  • San Diego Maritime Museum, One-Person Exhibit - 1988.
  • Carnegie Art Museum, One-Person Exhibit – 1988.Ventura County Maritime Museum, One-Person Exhibit. 1988.Mariners Museum, Fremantle, Western Australia - 1986.

Lectures/Publications:

  • biographical sketch is featured in the: Allgemeines Kunstlerlexikon (dictionary of artists), published by Saur in Leipzig, GE v. 15; fall 1997  which is the standard for reference of museum’s worldwide. It is a complete and exact biographical data spanning the entire world-wide spectrum of arts from antiquity up to present with over 300,000 artists and a selection of exhibitions by these artists based on the structured data of the  encyclopedia Thieme-Becker and Vollmer (the predecessors of the AKL) complete from a to z and the structured data of the AKL as the printed version goes on. currently from a to "campagnari". data from Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon, published in printed form by K. G. Saur Verlag.
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum, Invited to Lecture/DVD Demo on Plein Air Painting, Sea & Surf en Plein Air, Washington, DC, October 2007.
  • CM Russell Musem, Charles M Russell Museum catalog Exhibition/Auction, Montana, p 19, 63, 2007.
  • Chesapeake Life, January 2007, Shorelines Feature p29. Review of - "On Location" by R. Mcdaniel, 2005.
  • Gerlinde de Beer (auth), monograph, Ludolf Backhuysen, p.56, 2001. Who's Who in American Art, 24th - 31st edition 2001-2016.
  • The Artists Blue Book, bibliography summary, 2000-2008.
  • Ketterer Kunst Hamburg Maritime Kunst Catalogue, Hamburg, GE -Auction 2 Sept, 2000.
  • International Artist, Masters Painters of the World, "Etude des Roches", Australia - J
  • Allgemeines Kunstlerlexikon (dictionary of artists), published by Saur in Leipzig, GE v. 15; fall 1997.
  • American Artist Magazine, Sea & Surf en Plein Air, NYC - October 1995 (copies available).
  • Artists of America, catalogue, Colorado Historical Museum, 1988,1990.
  • Exposition Catalogue, Catalogue Listing. Salon des Ind`ependants, Paris - 1993,1994.
  • US Art, interview by Gillian Judge, Adams publishing, Minnesota, December 1990.
  • Chesapeake Bay Magazine, Chesapeake communications, Maryland, May 1983, May 1990.
  • Dictionary of Sea Painters, book by Edward Archibald, London - June 1989.
  • American Artist magazine, Billboard Publications, NYC - January 1988.
  • Yacht Portraits, book published by Sheridan press/overseas press, Milan, IT - October 1987.

Selected Exhibitions:

  • Women Painting Women - RJD Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY - October 2015
  • Mystic International - Mystic Seaport - Mystic, Connecticut - September 2007, 1985, 1984, 1983
  • Paint America - Indian Summer, Winner of the inaugural Paint America Competition - 2007,
  • The Natural World Observed - N.A.P.P.A.P. National Exhibition - Texas Art Gallery - Dallas, Texas - February 2007
  • Southeastern Wildlife Exposition, Charleston, SC February 2005- 2008.
  • The Natural World Observed - N.A.P.P.A.P. National Exhibition - Elkhorn Gallery - Winterpark, Colorado -
    June 2006 Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery - Bolivar, Missouri - March 2005
  • The Natural World Observed - N.A.P.P.A.P. National Exhibition - National Arts Club - New York - September 2005
  • Arts for the Parks Top 100 and Finalist, Art West Gallery and Jackson Lake Lodge Jackson Lake Lodge, Jackson Hole,
    Wyoming - September - December 2001, 2004.
  • National Arts Club - Gregg Gallery, One-Person Exhibition, New York - September 1998, 2003, 2005
  • Audubon Naturalist Society, One-Person Exhibitions - 1992, 1994, 1995, 2002.
  • Northwest Marine Art Exhibition, Kirsten Gallery - 2002, 2004, 2006.
  • Impressions of New England - Bennington VT - 2002, 2003.
  • Beaux Arts Bash, Scottsdale Artist School, Scottsdale, AZ - 2001-2008.
  • Southern Vermont Art Center, One Person Exhibition - June, 2000.
  • Annual Exhibiting Artist Members’ Exhibition, National Arts Club, 1998-2006.
  • Salmagundi Open, Salmagundi Club, NYC - 1996. Grand National, American Artists Professional League, Salmagundi Club, NYC - 1995.
  • Baku, Azerbaijan (formerly in USSR), American Embassy-1995-98.
  • Bogota, Colombia, American Embassy -1995-98. (Catalog Published) Sanaa, Yemen, American Embassy - 1995-98.
  • Quito, Ecuador, American Embassy - 1993-96. United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, American Embassy - 1992-95. (Catalog Published)

Professional Memberships:

  • National Arts Club
  • National Academy of Professional Plein Air Painters (founder)
  • Artist Fellowship Artist
  • Societe Nationale des Beaux Arts

Testimonials: & Exhibits:

Thank you for your book, it is so impressive, thank you for thinking of me.  

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Hope you are well.
Best,
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Congratulations, Well Deserved. Gerlinde de Beer ~ regarding Paint America Purchase Award

Brilliant! Sherry

“Congratulations on your LAA. Hope you enjoy Maine. Best Regards, Mike”

All of Deborah's works, marine art, seascapes, landscapes, florals, figurative, not to mention her informative videos and her on line classes are of the utmost professional workmanship of a true artist. Love her style and talent. Frank M

Love Deborah arts! Grace

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