Metalsmithing is the process of telling stories through metal. Each piece is fourth to life by Chapin's spirit and fire, releasing the inner essence of the metal. Art is not only a product, it is the process of creation - expressing life, capturing moments, and preserving and making memories. each piece tells a story of blending natural elements together to capture nature's expression.
Chapin's jewelry skill development began in 2002 funded by grants from Arts Science Knowledge Grants from Impact on Education Foundation Partnership. Chapin had the privilege of apprenticing with jeweler, Kit Hollingshead from 2002-2010.
In May, 2009, Chapin graduated with a BFA in Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design from Metropolitan State College of Denver. Chapin’s education was fully funded by scholarships. His senior thesis show was funded by the Nagel Award.
Louisville Art Association has been instrumental in supporting Chapin. He became an intern in 2004, and he was a Board Member 2008-2010. Currently Chapin is an active member.
After receiving his BFA he has worked for different jewelers in the Boulder area and continually develops his skills.
In 2017 he began teaching workshops at the Boulder Metalsmithing Association and other venues.
C Dimond LLC is Chapin's goal of creating designs for your stories. Tell Chapin your story and make that magic happen!
C'd Fire ~ C'd Magic
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