EDUCATION

1979 - Smith College School for Social Work, Northampton, MA, Masters in Social Work

1969 - Boston Museum School in affiliation with Tufts’ University, Boston, MA, Bachelor of Science in Art Education

1964-1966 - Carnegie Institute of Technology, School of Fine Arts, Pittsburgh, PA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 - Gallery Kayafas, Boston, Mass

2010 - Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA

2005 - Allston Skirt Gallery, Those Around Me, Boston, MA

2003 - Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA

2001 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2001 - Allston Skirt Gallery, Allston, MA

1999 - New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University, Boston, MA

1999 - Johnson Gallery, Glen Urquhart School, Beverly Farms, MA

1998 - Trustman Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, MA

1998 - Massachusetts Cultural Council, Boston, MA

1987 - Arthur B. Mazmanian Gallery, Framingham State College, Framingham, MA

1982 - Lopoukhine-Nayduch Gallery, Boston, MA

SELECTED GROUP EXHBITIONS

2020 - We Are All Contagious, University Art Gallery, UMass Dartmouth College of Visual & Performing Arts

2020 - University of Texas, 35th Annual International Exhibition, Tyler, Texas

2019 - Gallery Kayafas, Project Gallery, small works, Boston, MA

2019 - Room 83 Spring Gallery, Good-bye Hello, Watertown, MA

2018 - Clark University, Likeness/Contemporary Portraits, Worcester, MA

2017 - Room 83 Spring Gallery, “Life: from life”, Watertown, MA

2016 - The Painting Center, Retrieval of the Beautiful, New York, NY

2016 - Salve Regina University, “Go Figure”, Newport, Rhode Island

2015 - New Britain Museum of American Art, “Director’s Favorites 1999-2015”, New Britain, CT

2015 - Concord Center for the Visual Arts, "Identity Revealed," Concord, Massachusetts

2014 - Barrett Art Center, "New Directions '14," Poughkeepsie, NY

2013 - National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institutution, “Outwin Boochever Portrait, Competition 2013," Washington, D.C.

2012 - Drive-By Gallery, “Portraits”, Watertown, MA

2011 - MFA, Boston bathroom, Renegade “Best of Boston 40-ennial”, curator Greg Cook, Boston, MA

2011 - Trustman Gallery, Simmons College, “Simmons Collects: Celebrating Women, Artists,” Boston, MA

2009 - National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, “Outwin Boochever Portrait , Competition 2009“, Washington, D.C.

2009 - Clark Gallery, “Salon Show”, Lincoln, MA

2009 - BK Projects and OH&T Projects, “Lobby Show”, Watertown, MA

2008 - Clark Gallery, “Salon Show”, Lincoln, MA

2008 - Clark Gallery, Invitational Group Show, Lincoln, MA

2008 - Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York City, Red Dot Art Fair, New York, NY

2007 - Clark Gallery, Free Reign, Invitational Group Show, Lincoln, MA

2007 - Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York City, Red Dot Art Fair, NY,NY

2007 - Adam Baumgold Gallery, NYC, Aqua Art Miami Fair, Miami, FL

2006 - Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, Aqua Art Miami, Miami, Florida

2006 - Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York City, Bridge Art Fair, Miami, Florida

2006 - Allston Skirt Gallery, Scope London Art Fair, London, England

2005 - Bergdorf Goodman, “Eploding Plastic Inevitable:40 Fun Galleries,” New York, NY

2005 - ArtSpace, “Painting Now:Selections from the Ma.Cultural Council Artist Grant Awards,” Maynard,MA

2004 - Allston Skirt Gallery, New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) Art Fair, Miami, FL

2003 - Allston Skirt Gallery, New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) Art Fair, Miami, FL

2003 - New Art Center, “Art and Soul”, Newton, MA

2003 - Allston Skirt Gallery, “Gone Fishin’,” Boston, MA

2003 - Danforth Museum of Art,”Small Works from the Arthur S.Goldberg Collection,” Framingham,MA

2002 - Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, “Portraits: Yesterday and Today,” Worcester, MA

2002 - L.F.L. Gallery, Flat Flies, New York City, NY

2002 - Horn Gallery, Babson College, “Seen and Remembered,” Babson Park, MA

2001 - Trustman Gallery, Simmons College, “Simmons Collects,” Boston, MA

2000 - New Art Center, “Alone Together,” Newton, MA

2000 - Hanna Gallery, Desisto School, “50th Anniversary Invitational,” Stockbridge, MA

2000 - New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University, “10 Artists, 10 Years,” Boston, MA

2000 - Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, “The Drawing Show,” Boston, MA

1997 - Exhibit at 125 Summer Street, curated by Creiger Dane Gallery, Boston, MA

1997 - Berkshire Museum, “Works on Paper,” Pittsfield, MA

1996 - Bernard Toale Gallery, “Pet Paintings,” Boston, MA

1995 - Berkshire Museum, “Works on Paper,” Pittsfield, MA

1994 - Harriet Tubman Gallery, Boston, MA

1994 - AAMARP Gallery, “Invitational Exhibition,” Jamaica Plain, MA

1993 - Gallery Absinth, Boston, MA

1993 - Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, “The Drawing Show,” Boston, MA

1990 - Harbor Gallery, University of Massachusetts, “Artists’ Self-Portraits,” Boston, MA

1989 - Cyclorama, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

1989 - Cohen Art Gallery, Tufts’ University, SMFA Faculty Show, Medford, MA

1988 - Arthur B. Mazmanian Gallery, Framingham State College, “Mused Furniture,” Framingham, MA

1987 - Artists’ Foundation Gallery at CityPlace, “Wild, Wild Wit,” Boston, MA

1984 - Berkshire Museum, “Works on Paper,” Pittsfield, MA

1983 - Lopoukhine Gallery, Boston, MA

AWARDS AND HONORS

2018 - Vermont Studio Center Residency, fellowship award, Johnson, Vermont

2016 - Artist Resource Trust Grant, Berkshire Taconic Foundation, Great Barrington, MA

2016 - Vermont Center Studio Residency, fellowship award, Johnson, Vermont

2013 - Finalist, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution,” Outwin Boochever, Portrait Competition”, Washington, D.C.

2009 - Finalist, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution,” Outwin Boochever, Portrait Competition”, Washington, D.C.

2009 - Finalist, Artadia Awards 2009 Boston

2009 - Nominee, “MA Women to Watch”, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

2006 - Artists’ Resource Trust Grant, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Great Barrington, MA

2004 - Finalist in Painting, Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Grant Program

2001 - Eighth Annual Maud Morgan Prize, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,MA

2001 - Artists’ Resource Trust Grant, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Great Barrington, MA

1996 - Massachusetts Cultural Council/ New England Foundation for the Arts, Regional Fellowship for Visual Artists

1990 - Finalist in Painting, Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Grant Program

VISITING ARTIST

2019 - Clark University, Worcester, MA

2012 - Framingham State University, Art Department, Framingham, MA

2008 - Arsenal Center for the Arts, “Text and Context”, Watertown, MA, Slide presentation

2002 - Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA Slide presentation.

2000 - Addison Gallery of American Art, “Alice Neel and the Contemporary Portrait,” panel discussion and slide presentation, Andover, MA

PUBLICATIONS

Art Beyond Quarantine, April 22, 2020, Gratitude: Laura Chasman

The Boston Sunday Globe, March 2, 2019, Cate McQuaid, The Ticket

Wonderland: Greg Cook, Laura Chasman's Painting of the Unwelcoming Architecture of Art Galleries

New American Paintings, No. 140, Northeast Issue, 2019

Hyperallergic, A View from the Easel, September 18, 2018

BostonVoyager, Artist interview, June 11, 2018

National Portrait Gallery, Face to Face blog: Portrait of an Artist: Laura Chasman, November 2013

Huffington Post: Boston Museum Of Fine Arts' Bathroom Turned Into Art Gallery, June 18, 2011

Boston Globe: Bathroom Art Takes Over the MFA, June 15, 2011

New American Paintings, volume 92, Open Studios Press, Feb. 2011

Hill, Shawn, Art New England, Feb-March, 2010

Finkelstein, Alix, Fine Art Connoisseur, New Directions in Children’s Portraiture, Nov.-Dec.2009

New American Paintings, volume 68, The Open Studios Press, February 2006

Artist’s Resource Trust, The first ten years, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation,

April 2006

Cate McQuaid, The Boston Globe, Calendar, Gallery Pick, September 22, 2005

artMatters, School of the Museum of Fine Artts, Boston, Summer 2004

Christine Temin, The Boston Globe, ”Painters past and present evoke spirit of childhood

in their times,” May 26, 2003

Charlotte Gibbs, Art New England, “Portraits Yesterday and Today,” April/May 2003

Edgar Allen Beem, Yankee Magazine, “Six to Watch,” September 2002

Cate McQuaid, The Boston Globe, “ Artwork draws on nuances of puberty,”

December 5, 2001

Joanne Silver, Boston Herald, “Pictures Perfect”, December 3, 2001

Donelson, Boston Metro, Weekend, Nov. 30-Dec.2, 2001

Joan E. McCarthy, Art New England, October/November 2001

Cate McQuaid, The Boston Globe, “Boys, girls drawn into adulthood,” June 7, 2001

New American Paintings, volume 32, The Open Studios Press, February 2000

Cate McQuaid, The Boston Globe, “Women artists celebrate friendship in portraits,”

June 29, 2000

Mary Sherman, The Sunday Herald, “Drawing the Line,” May 7, 2000

Christine Temin, The Boston Globe, “Winners in BCA drawn, but not by chance,”

May 24, 2000

Cate McQuaid, The Boston Globe, “Striking portraits at three Boston venues,”

July 22, 1999

Tara Leonard, The South End News, February 13, 1997

Cate McQuaid, The Boston Globe, February 9, 1997

Pat Jefferys, The Advocate, September 27, 1995

Ellen Grimm, The Boston Globe, September 25, 1994

Christine Temin, The Boston Globe, November 26, 1987

Robin Hardman, The South End News, November 19, 1987

Mary Lou Kelley, The Christian Science Monitor, October 20, 1976

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Fidelity Investments

New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Boston Public Library, Copley Square

Simmons College, Boston, MA