resumé

SOLO EXHIBITIONS  

2011    “Surroundings”, Wagner Sousa Modern Art, Galveston, Texas

            “De Adentro Hacia Afuera (Inside Out)”, Turbina Ololiuqui Gallery, Tepoztlan, Mor., Mexico

            “Birds of Lint”, The Mac (McKinney Avenue Contemporary), Dallas, Texas

2010    “Birds: A Collection of Verse and Vision”, The Michelson Museum, Marshall, Texas

2009    “Birds: A Collection of  Verse and Vision”, Art League, Houston, Texas

2008    “Inner Space”, Froelick Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2007    Koelsch Gallery, Houston, Texas

2007    “Winged Whimsy”, Embellishments, Houston, Texas

2007    “Sacred Space”,Buchanan Gallery, Galveston, Texas

2005    “Dirty Little Birds”, Embellishment, Houston, Texas

2004    “Soul Work”, Buchanan Gallery, Galveston, Texas

2003    The Arts Alliance Center At Clear Lake, Clear Lake, Texas

2002    “Quiet Voices”, The Michelson Museum of Art, Marshall, Texas

2001    “Silence to the Center”, Jung Center, Houston, Texas

2000    “Isabelle Scurry Chapman, New Work”, Women and Their Work, Austin, Texas (2 Person)

            “Isabelle Scurry Chapman, New Work”, Rice Loft Building, Houston, Texas

1999    “Under the Moon”, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston Island, Texas

1997    “In the Gardens of My Mind”, UT Health Science Center of Houston, Houston, Texas

1995    “Angels and Goddesses”, MCT Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

1992   “Isabelle Scurry Chapman: Photos”, Lee Davis Library, San Jacinto College, Pasadena, Texas


JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2001    “Texas National 2001”, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas

            “Dishman Competition, 2001”, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas

2000    “Houston Area Show”, Blaffer Gallery, Houston, Texas

            “3rd  International Open”, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

            “Texas Art 2000”, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, Texas

1999    “1999 Membership Exhibition”, Women And Their Work, Austin, Texas

            “Critic’s Choice”, Dallas Visual Arts Center, Dallas, Texas

            “Is This a Joke or What”, O’Kane Gallery, Houston, Texas

1998    “20 x 20” x 20”, LSU Union Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

            “Bucking the Texas Myth III”, Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, Texas

            “Critic’s Choice”, Dallas Visual Arts Center, Dallas, Texas

            “Lubbock Arts Festival Gallery”, Lubbock, Texas (Merit Award Winner)

1996    “Critic’s Choice”, Dallas Visual Arts Center, Dallas, Texas

1995    “Open Show”, Art League, Houston, Texas (Prize Winner)

1994    “VAA 11th Annual  Show”, NationsBank, Houston, Texas

1993    “Human Ritual”, Gallery 201, Austin, Texas (Juror’s Choice)

            “Running Water Draw Exhibition”, RWD Gallery, Plainview, Texas    

            “Heritage”, Art League, Houston, Texas

            “VAA 10th Annual Show, Two Houston Center, Houston, Texas

            “Dishman Competition”, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas (Honorable Mention)

1992    “Assuming Less..Understanding More”, Innova, Houston, Texas (Award Winner)

            “Art League of Houston Exhibit”, Houston, Texas

            “Texas Photographic Society Exhibit”, Amdur Gallery, Austin, Texas

            “MFP Photo National Traveling Exhibit”, Michigan

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2010    “interiors”,Froelick Gallery”,Portland, Oregon

2009     Group Show, Prairie Dog, Dallas, Texas

2008     “Inner Section”, Cerulean Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2006     “Bestiray”.  Froelick Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2005     “Summer Group Show”. Buchanan Gallery, Galveston, Texas

2001     “The Debut Exhibition”, Art Venture Gallery, Houston, Texas

             “Spring Show”, The Artful Garden, Houston, Texas

2000     “Sextablo”, Redbud Gallery, Houston, Texas

1998     “Small Format Four”, Humanities Fine Arts Gallery, Univ. of Minnesota, Morris, Minnesota

1997     “Women on Women”, New Art Gallery, Houston, Texas

             “Really Red Show”, West End Gallery, Houston, Texas

             “Flora Bella”, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, Texas

             “Classically Inspired”, Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, Texas

             “Whimsical Women”, Takara Gallery, Houston, Texas

1996     “New Paintings”, MCT Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

             “Images in Nature V”, Martin-Rathburn Gallery, San Antonio, Texas

1995     “Samantha’s Garden”, McMurtrey Gallery, Houston, Texas

1994     “Anonymous”, West End Gallery, Houston, Texas

             “Miniatures”, Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, Texas

             “Wish You Were Here”, West End Gallery, Houston, Texas

             “The Art of Giving”, Wiezbowski Gallery, Houston, Texas

1993     “Images of Nature II”, Martin-Rathburn Gallery, San Antonio, Texas

             “Dia de los Muertos”, Lawndale Art & Performance Center, Houston, Texas

             “Art That Heals”, Treebeard’s Restaurant & Gallery, Houston, Texas

             “Take a Seat”, Decorative Center, Houston, Texas

1992     “Goddesses, Witches & Saints, Firehouse Gallery, Houston, Texas

             “Have a Heart”, Art league of Houston, Houston, Texas

             “Dia de los Muertos, Lawndale Art & Performance Center, Houston, Texas

             “Taking a Stand”, Firehouse Gallery, Houston, Texas

             “Desperately Seeking Perfection: Women & Self Image”, Firehouse Gallery, Houston, Texas


AWARDS

1999    The Wayfinding Project, Cultural Arts Council of Houston and Harris County

1998    PASTA Grant given by Cultural Arts Council of Houston/Harris County

1994    MAA/NEA Fellowship in Painting and Works on Paper


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2009    Guest Appearance, Pat Grier’s” Eco-ology”,KPFT 90.1 FM, Houston,Tx., 12.16.09

2009    Birds: A Collection of Verse and Vision by Jim Blackburn & Isabelle Scurry Chapman

2007    Molly Glentzer, “Winged Whimsy , Houston Chronicle, June 23, 2007, Pg E-8

2006    Valerie Sweeten, “Urban Harvest”, West University Buzz, March, 2006, Cover, pg 8-9

2003    Victoria  Lightman, Looking At Art, Houston House & Home, July, 2003. Pgs.28-29

2002    Adam Giblin, Red River Radio (NPR), Shreveport, La., 3-28-02

            Leslie Bailey, “Houston Artist’s Work on display at Michelson”, Marshall News Messenger

            Artist’s Graphic Designers Market, Edited by  Mary Cox, pg. 505

2001    Texas National Catalog, 3 photos, pg. 14

2000    Cite, The Architecture & Design Review of Houston, #47, Spring, 2000  pp. 4-5

            Art Now Gallery Guide, February, 2000, Volume 19,No.6, p.22 Color Photo “Awaken I”

           Saundra Goldman, Isabelle  Scurry Chapman, New Work Brochure , Women  and Their Work

            Jeanne Claire Van Ryzin, “Fashioned Out of Loss, Memory, and Buttons”

             Austin American Statesman, March 18, 2000

1999    Critic’s Choice Catalog, Dallas Visual Arts Center, Dallas, Texas

            “Catalog Is This A Joke Or What?”, O’Kane Gallery. Houston, Texas

            “The Good News”, Houston Texas, photo & article pg 4

1998     Victoria Hodge Lightman, “A Garden Pew, Houston Sidewalk, October 1, 1998

            “Lubbock Festival Gallery”, Lubbock Magazine, April

            Critic’s Choice Catalog, Dallas Visual Arts Center, Dallas, Texas

            C. Larson, “Small Format Four Hits HFA Gallery, University Register, Morris, Minn., 2-12-98

1997    Critic’s Choice Catalog, Dallas Visual Arts Center, Dallas, Texas

            Mid America Arts Alliance/NEA Catalog

1996   Sabine Lake Conference Color Poster, Brochure, and Flyer Covers, September, Beaumont, Texas

1994    Susie Kalil, “Wink Wink”, Houston Press, March 24-30

1993    “Human Rituals”, Photo, Austin American Statesman, October 16

1992    “Eyes”, Photo,  Houston Press, December 10-16

            “Assuming Less… Understanding More” Catalog, Innova Design Center, Houston, Texas


VOLUNTEER WORK

1997-Present    Urban Harvest Garden, Houston, Texas

2001-Present    ART BRIDGE, an art program for homeless kids, Houston, Texas

2006                 Mayor’s Award for Volunteer Work with Art Bridge


EDUCATION

1986-89    Studies in Art, University of Houston, Rice University, Glassell School of Art, Houston, Texas

1975         MS (Occupational Therapy) – Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas

1970         BA (Sociology) – University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi