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WAC Faculty & Artist: Roger Chavez

Sketches of Baile an Chaisil #10
Oil on Canvas Panel
21.5″X 11.5″
$2,300 Courtesy of Stanek Gallery

Roger Chavez is a painter currently living and working in Philadelphia. Chavez places his practice as a form of philosophical investigation by beginning with his subject matter as a point of departure.

Roger Chavez has had solo exhibitions at the Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, PA, Gross McCleaf Gallery and Rosenfeld Gallery in Philadelphia. He is represented by Stanek Gallery in Philadelphia. Selected group shows include Ballinglen Museum of Contemporary Art, Ireland, Woodmere Art Museum in Germantown, PA, Hopkins House for the Contemporary Arts, Haddon, NJ, and Cacciola Gallery, New York. His projects and research have been supported by the Ballinglen Arts Foundation, The Pollock Krasner Foundation, The Vermont Studio Center, The Franz and Virginia Bader Foundation, and a Serge Sacknoff Prize. Chavez received his MFA from American University, Washington D.C., and completed the Certificate program at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia.