Video artist Adam Chapman seeks to merge contemporary technology with the traditional medium of drawing to explore the dynamic formation of imagery through seemingly random patterns. His Starling Drawings pull together the simplicity of observing birds in flight and the natural phenomena of the Starling flight pattern. Chapman received his B.A. in Aesthetics from University of Redlands and his MFA in writing from New School University.
In 2012-2013, Chapman’s work was included in the group exhibition Portraiture Now: Drawing on the Edge at Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC. Chapman’s solo show Windows on Fifth Avenue was presented at National Academy Museum, New York. Chapman’s work has also been featured in exhibitions at the American Museum of the Moving Image, Queens, New York, Fundacao Armando Álvares Penteado, Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Carnegie Art Center, Buffalo, New York, among other venues. His Starling Drawings were included in Illuminations, a recent exhibition at MassMoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts. In 2008 Chapman was a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome, Italy. Chapman lives and works in Brooklyn and exhibited for the first time with Catharine Clark Gallery in September 2008.