Christopher Chiappa, (USA, b.1970 in West Chester, PA), received his undergraduate degree from Middlebury College, VT and later attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. He has held solo exhibitions at MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA (2014-2015); Kate Werble Gallery, NY, NY (2010, 2012, 2015-2016); Fredericks & Freiser, NY, NY (2000, 2003) and Jessica Fredericks, NY, NY (1998). His work has been exhibited at venues including Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA; Museums of Bat Yam, Bat Yam, IL; Western Bridge, Seattle, WA; Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA; Andrea Rosen Gallery, NY, NY; Modern Art, London, UK; James Cohan Gallery, NY, NY; Exit Art, NY, NY; and François Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. He lives and works in Long Island City, NY.