About

Gene Chapman Master Sculptor

Gene Chapman was born in Arroyo Grande, California in 1962. His first published piece of art was at age 9. At 10 years of age, he moved to the Placer County area with his family. At 19, Gene began carving stone. Since that time, he has been sought after for his work from many people including such notable artist as David Rabinowitch and Jenny Holzer

His Work can be seen in Sonoma County, San Francisco Golden Gate Park, Fischer Art Gallery at USC Sacramento, Roseville and throughout parts of the country. Listed below are some of Gene’s projects.

  • Artist advisor to and sculptor of world-renowned Artist David Rabinowitch’s largest and most recent art creation in Sonoma County. Documentary book and film currently in production; also featured in Art World.
  • Advisor to oliver & Company on my method of production for Rabinowitch’s work.
  • Advisor to the University of Southern California on my method of production for Jenny Holzer’s “Blacklist” at the Fisher Art Gallery in Los Angeles. Televised Nationally – featured in Fisher Art Gallery publications.
  • Artist advisor to and sculptor of two works of world-renowned Artist Jenny Holzer. One of the works was featured on the cover of Sacramento Lawyer.
  • Advisor to Artist Susan Swartzenberg, Landscape Architect Cheryl Barton, and Oliver & Company on the engineering, construction, installation, and aesthetics of granite pathways for Rosie the Riveter WWII Memorial in Richmond. Producer of the granite for this memorial. Televised.
  • Engraver of the National Aids Memorial in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. I was televised while engraving in the National Aids Memorial on the NBC’s “Today Show.” This piece was featured twice in Better Gardens.
  • Designer, sculptor, and advisor to the City of Roseville & Roseville Chamber of Commerce for artistic “Central Roseville” entrance sign. Televised throughout Sacramento and surrounding areas; front page of newspapers; featured in Roseville magazine; featured in Dakota Granite Quarrier and the Dakota Granite calendar for 2001 and 2002 – both published nationally.
  • Designer and sculptor of the 11 ton boulder at the Galleria at Roseville for Urban Retail Properties. Televised on “Good Day Sacramento.” the “Rosevillian,” and in surrounding areas. Featured in newspapers in surrounding areas.
  • Artist, designer, engineer, and producer of St. Brendan’s donor wall in San Francisco.
  • Designer, engineer, and sculptor of Roseville Telephone Company’s WWII Memorial. Featured on the front page of the 1997 Roseville Telephone Directory. Televised in all surrounding areas, and featured in newspapers and Veteran’s magazines.
  • Engineer and sculptor of Roseville’s Korean Memorial. Televised and featured in local newspapers.
  • Trainer of University of Southern California personnel in the aesthetics and maintenance of specific public art work.
  • Designer, engineer, and sculptor of project “Guardian,” 90 tons of sculpted mahogany granite. Televised on KCRA Channel 3 and Q58. Published on the front page of the local newspaper.