David Chatfield

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The University of the Arts,
MFA in Studio Arts Philadelphia PA, 2011
Knox College,
BA in Studio Art Galesburg, IL, 2000
New York Studio School,
Drawing Marathon Intensive, New York, NY 1997

Classes Taught:

2-D Design (AR 200)
Art Appreciation (AR-101, Online)
Art History I, II, III
  Ancient to Pre-Renaissance (ART-107)
  Renaissance to 1900 (ART-112)
  1900 to Modern (ART-207)
Computer Illustration (CG-102)
Desktop Publishing (CG-105)
Digital Imaging (CG-110)
Drawing I, II, III (AR-121, 221, 222)
Figure Drawing I, II (AR-128, 228)
Foundations (AR-200, 121, 221, 128, 228)
Graphic Arts I, II (ART-220, 320)
Intro to Computer Arts (ART-102)
Painting (ART-151, 225)


Aims Community College 2018 to Present
Adjunct Instructor

Community College of Aurora 2017 to Present
Adjunct Instructor

Lincoln University 2013 to 2017
Adjunct Professor
Chaperone, the Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, PA 2014 to Present

Cumberland County College 2012 to 2017
Adjunct Professor
Chaperone, Art History Study Abroad program, Rome & Florence, Italy 2017
Chaperone, Art History Study Abroad program, Paris, France 2016
Chaperone, Art History Study Abroad program, Rome & Florence, Italy 2015
Chaperone, Art & Design Club, New York City 2015 to Present

Selected Exhibitions

Missing Objects: Honoring the Legacy of Hassan Sharif
    The Flying House, Dubai, UAE. 2017
12 th Annual Juried Exhibition 
    Off the Wall Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. 2016
Faculty Exhibition
    Ware Fine Arts Center Gallery, Lincoln University, PA. 2016
Faculty & Student Show 
    Guaracini Fine & Performing Arts Center Gallery, Cumberland County College, Vineland, NJ. 2016
Community Juried Show: How Would You Save the World?
    Off the Wall Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. 2016
Plan A: Artist Adjuncts in Academia,
    Pennsylvania State Capitol Rotunda, Harrisburg, PA. 2015
Tomb of the Unknown Worker (Solo Installation),
    Rosenwald Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia PA. 2012–2013
Clock In,
    Gallery 224, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. 2011
LOCALS ONLY: A Few Good Men,
    President’s Gallery, University of the Arts,Philadelphia, PA. 2011
Workshop Show,
    The Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA. 2011
Emirates Fine Art Society’s 29th Annual Exhibition,
    Sharjah Museum of Art, Sharjah, UAE. 2011
Deja Vu,
    Off The Wall Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. 2010
Alumni Show,
    Knox College, Galesburg, IL. 2010
Philadelphia Sketch Club 150th Anniversary Exhibition,
    Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philaelphia, PA. 2010
Future Excavations: Artists’ Remnants and Relics,
    Gallery 224, Philadelphia, PA. 2010
Black and White
    The Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA. 2009
Small Works
    The Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA. 2008


Certificate in Effective Instruction. 2020
Association of College and University Educators (ACUE).
This certificate signifies my completion of a 25-module course in effective teaching practices requiring the implementation of evidence-based instructional approaches. The credential is co issued by the American Council on Education and distinguishes faculty for their commitment to educational excellence and student success.


Michele Grant, Esq., Philadelphia, PA.
Joshua Robnett, Esq., Colorado Springs, CO.
Kathryn & Curtis Coughlin, Denver, CO.


Best in Show, How Would You Save the World? Community Jurried Show, Off the Wall Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. 2016


MFA Thesis, or, What's with the Cubicle? (2011) (pdf)

Helvetica 11: Interviews, Reviews, & Essays (2010) (pdf)


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