is an American painter. Aleah Chapin grew up on an island north of Seattle. After receiving her BFA from Cornish College of the Arts in 2009 she moved to NYC to complete her MFA. Since then, Aleah attended a residency at the Leipzig International Art Programme in Germany and now she is a Fellow at the MacDowell Colony in New Hampshire. Aleah has been the recipient of several awards including the Posey Foundation Scholarship and the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant. Most recently she won first place in the BP Portrait Award Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London. She has exhibited her work in the US., the Netherlands, Germany and the UK. Though Aleah currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY, the place and people of her childhood on the west coast are the subjects of her work. It is through tis personal lens that she aims to discover stories that are beyond her own experience.
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