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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2024

Jazz Forum, Terrytown, NY

2021

“Above The Underground”, Amos Bull House Gallery, Hartford, CT

2020

“Afro Latin Roots”, National Jazz Museum in Harlem (Virtual Exhibition)

2019

“Listen With Your Eyes”, Hub Gallery, Kuwait City, Kuwait

2018

Narthex Gallery, New York, NY

2017

Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield, CT

224 Gallery, Hartford, CT

Western Connecticut State University, Jazz Festival, Danbury, CT

Bop Gallery, Windsor, CT

New Britain Public Library, New Britain, CT

Black Eyed Sally’s, Hartford, CT

2016

Bop Gallery, Windsor, CT

Hillside Square Gallery, Montclair, NJ

Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield, CT

Montclair Jazz Festival, Montclair, NJ

Black Eyed Sally’s, Hartford, CT

2015    

Montclair Jazz Festival, Montclair, NJ

Connecticut State Capitol, Concourse Gallery, Hartford, CT

Black Eyed Sally’s, Hartford, CT

2014  

Jazz House, Montclair, NJ

Montclair Jazz Festival, Montclair, NJ

2013   

“Sphere” New Haven Jazz Festival, New Haven, CT

“Music for Your Eyes” Conrad Mallet Gallery, Hartford, CT

“Latin Roots” Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield, CT

“The Art of Andres Chaparro” Japanalia on One Gallery, Hartford, CT

“The Art of Andres Chaparro” Tobacco Shop, Hartford, CT

“Listen With Your Eyes” Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford, CT

2012

“Listen With Your Eyes” Conrad Mallet Gallery, Hartford, CT

“The Art of Andres Chaparro” Aetna Gallery, Hartford, CT

“The Art of Andres Chaparro” Unlimited Optician, Hartford, CT

City of Hartford, Treasures Office, Hartford, CT

“The Art of Andres Chaparro” Rhode Island College, Providence, RI

“Improvised Reflections” ArtWALK Gallery, Hartford, CT

2011

“The Art of Andres Chaparro” Theater Works Gallery, Hartford, CT

DUO EXHIBITIONS 

2019

“American Subtitles”, Western Connecticut State University Art Gallery, Danbury, CT

2016

“Dialogue”, Wallace Barnes & Barbara Hackman Gallery, Farmington, CT

2015

“Avant Bop & The Underground Railroad”, Conrad L. Mallett Art Gallery, Hartford, CT

“Tones & Textures”, Windsor Art Center Gallery, Windsor, CT

“Straight Ahead”, Jazz 226 Gallery, Windsor, CT

2013

New England Urban Art Exhibition, Springfield, MA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2024

“Visions of Trane” New Art Center, Newton, MA

2023

Jazz Forum, Tarrytown, NY

2021

Work Space Gallery, Manchester, CT

2020

“Quench Your Thirst”, Kuwait City, Kuwait (Virtual Exhibition) 

“Elements of a Revolution”, Hammond Museum, Atlanta, GA

2019

Jazz Forum, Tarrytown, NY

2018

Windsor Art Center, Windsor, CT

2017

MS17 Gallery, New London, CT

2016

“Beyond Labels”, Hygienic Art Gallery, New London, CT

“elsewhere”, Artspace Gallery, Hartford, CT

Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

Spectrum Gallery, Centerbrook, CT

2015

“New Visions”, Rhode Island State Department, Atrium Gallery, Providence, RI

“Estrella 21”, Roberto Clemente Celebration, Hartford, CT

2014

Art Space Gallery, Hartford, CT

“Latin Views” International Show, Alexey von Schlippe Gallery, Groton, CT

“The Block” Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford, CT

Montclair University, Alexander Kasser Performing Arts Theater, Montclair, NJ

Spectrum Gallery, Centerbrook, CT

Vine Gallery, Hartford, CT

2013

Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, ON, Canada

Vernon Arts Center, Vernon, CT

Art Space Gallery, Hartford, CT

Bohemia Gallery, Hartford, CT

2012

State Department, Atrium Gallery, Providence, RI

Alexey von Schlippe Gallery, Groton, CT

University of St. Joseph, West Hartford, CT

Art Space Gallery, Hartford, CT

Conrad Mallet Art Gallery, Hartford, CT

2011

State Department Atrium Gallery, Providence, RI

Broad Street Gallery, Hartford, CT

Conrad Mallet Gallery, Hartford, CT

Pump House Gallery, Hartford, CT

Art Space Gallery, Hartford, CT

AWARDS & HONORS

2022

Re-Envision Arts Award, Greater Hartford Arts Council

2015

Latino de Oro, Nominee in Arts & Culture Category

SBNO Greater Hartford Arts Leadership Award

Maria C. Sanchez Arts & Culture Award

Arts Leadership Citation, United States Senator Richard Blumenthal

Ambassador to Artistic Excellance, United States Senator Christopher Murphy

City of Hartford, Arts & Culture Proclamation, Hartford, CT.

Jazz House, artist in residence

Windsor Art Center, artist in residence

Montclair Jazz Festival, artist in residence, Montclair, NJ

2014

One Hundred Men of Color, Arts & Culture Leadership Award

Montclair Jazz Festival, artist in residence

Windsor Art Center, artist in residence

Jazz House, artist in residence

Alexey von Schlippe Gallery Catalog featured painting “Monk, Ruby My Dear”

2013

New Haven Jazz Festival, artist in residence

2012

Governor of Rhode Island Citation, States Latin American Visual Arts recognition

Alexey von Schlippe Gallery Catalog, featured painting “Salt Peanuts”

Featured in S.L.A.M.M. Magazine, Spring 2012 Edition

2011

Governor of Rhode Island Citation, Providence, RI, Latin American Visual Arts recognition

2010

Taste of The Caribbean, Cultural & Public Service Award

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Rosetta Jazz Club, Matera, Italy

Jazz House, Montclair, NJ

Jazz 226, Windsor, CT

Hartford Public Library History Center, Hartford, CT

Bravitas Group, Inc., Montclair, NJ

Black Eyed Sally’s, Hartford, CT

SPECIAL PROJECTS

2024

Montclair Jazz Festival: Painting “Queen of Bebop (Sarah Vaughan)” official painting of the festival.

2023

CD Cover Art: Steve Davis, “Steve Davis Meets Hank Jones, Vol. 1”

CD Cover Art: Chembo Corniel, “Artistas, Musicos Y Poetas”

Montclair Jazz Festival: “Dexter Gordon” official painting of the festival.

2022

Montclair Jazz Festival: “Better Get Hit in Your Soul (Charles Mingus)” is the official artwork of the festival

Artwork: Montclair Brewery beer can art, Montclair Jazz Fest Belgian Blond Ale

2021

CD Cover Art: Straight from the Hart, Hartford Jazz Society

Montclair Jazz Festival: “Black Lash Blues (Nina Simone)” is the official artwork of the festival

2019

CD Cover Art: Ralph Peterson & Messenger Legacy, Legacy Alive Vol. 6

CD Cover Art: Aggregate Prime feat. Ralph Peterson, Inward Venture

Artwork: Rosetta Jazz Club, Matera, Italy

Artwork: Blue Note Jazz Club, New York, NY, Celebrating 50 Years of Charles Tolliver’s, Paper Man

Montclair Jazz Festival: “Monk Lives (Thelonious Monk)” is the official artwork of the festival

2018

CD Cover Art: Nat Reeves Quintet, Blue Ridge

Artwork for Book: Choices & Breaking Cycles, by Carmen Cotto Santiago 

Montclair Jazz Festival: “Billie Holiday” is the official artwork of the festival

2017

WCSU Jazz Festival, Slide show exhibit during Aggregate Prime Concert.

Private Art Collector Commissioned Painting: “Bluesnik”

Montclair Jazz Festival: “Salt Peanuts” is the official artwork of the festival

2016

CD Cover Art: Aggregate Prime feat. Ralph Peterson, “Dream Deferred”

Artwork for Book:  Rescuing The Rhythm:  The Spirit of New Orleans, Book Project, Dedicated to assisting New Orleans Jazz musicians

Montclair Jazz Festival: “Albert Ayler’s Cry” is the official artwork of the festival

2015

Conrad Mallet Gallery, Hartford, CT, Live Painting

Montclair Jazz Festival: “Lee Morgan Gone Too Soon” is the official artwork of the festival

Hartford Public Library – History Center Public Art Collection, commissioned the painting “BIRD”

Worship Skateboards: The official 2015 Artist, for the limited-edition Skateboards

2014

Roberto Clemente Celebration, unveiling of the painting “Estrella 21”

REAP Street Festival, Public Art Mural Project

Montclair Jazz Festival: “Christian McBride Live at The Village Vanguard” is the official artwork of the festival

2013

New Haven Jazz Festival, live painting

Bohemia Gallery, live painting

“Andres Chaparro Jazz Inspired Artwork” short documentary film

“Sonnysphere” Bidding for Auction House: Humanitarian Mission to Haiti Fundraiser

Private Art Collector Commissioned the painting “Langston”

Private Art Collector Commissioned the painting “Diamonds & Butterflies”

2012

Beau Jo Lai Wine, live painting project

Private Art Collector Commissioned the painting “Three Sides of Monk”

Private Art Collector Commissioned the painting “Princess”

Arte y Cultura video Premier of ArtWALK Gallery Exhibit “Improvised Reflections” for Aqui Connecticut

2011

Josh Evans CD cover artwork, “Portrait”

Private Art Collector Commissioned the painting “John Coltrane Live at The Village Vanguard”

LECTURES/SYMPOSIA/WORKSHOPS

2o24

Windsor, CT, School System –  New Art Center, Newton, MA

2023

Jazz Forum, Tarrytown, NY

2022

Charter Oak Cultural Center

2021

Farmington School System

Charter Oak Cultural Center

2020

National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Harlem, NY (Virtual)

Art Workshop: Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford, CT  (Virtual Art Class)

2017

New Britain School System, New Britain, CT

Windsor Public School System, Windsor, CT

Windsor Art Center, Windsor, CT

Hartford Public Library, Hartford, CT

2016

Roberto Clemente Commemoration, Hartford, CT

2015

Windsor Art Center Gallery, Windsor, CT

Conrad L. Mallett Art Gallery, Hartford, CT

Windsor Public School System, Windsor, CT

Hartford Charter School, Hartford, CT

2014

West Hartford Public School System, West Hartford, CT

Art Center Killingworth Gallery, Killingworth, CT

Thelonious Monk Celebration, guest artist with TS Monk, New Haven, CT’

Conrad L. Mallett Art Gallery, Hartford, CT

2013

Kabbalah House Cultural Center, Hartford, CT

Hartford Public Library, Gallery One, Hartford, CT

Charter Oak Cultural Center Gallery, Hartford, CT

Windsor Public School System, Windsor, CT

2012

Conrad Mallet Gallery, Hartford, CT

Rhode Island College, Providence, RI

ArtWALK Gallery, Hartford, CT

PRESS COVERAGE

2020

Oxford American Magazine, Thelonious Monk Artwork: Is This Home? Issue 111 Winter 2020

2019

Jazziz Magazine, Summer Edition

News Times, July 2019, Danbury, CT

2017

Making The Cut, Vol. 1, The World’s Best Collage Artist, Australia

The Cut Up, November 2017, New London, CT

Vida En Magazine, September 2017, Hartford, CT

Smooth Jazz Buzz, July 25, 2017, New Jersey

CT Now, May 2017, Hartford, CT

Jazz Journalist Awards, April 2017, http://www.jjajazzawards.org/p/2017-nominees.html

Art Slooth, San Francisco, 2017, San Francisco, CA

Latino De Oro, Hartford, CT

 2016

Jazz Times Magazine, June 2016

Baristonet, Jazz On Canvas: June 14, 2016, Montclair, NJ

North Jersey.com, June 16, 2016, New Jersey

NY Times, June 21, 2016, Metropolitan Section 

Tap Into Montclair, June 21, 2016, Montclair, NJ

North Jersey.com, Arts & Entertainment, June 16, 2016 

Art New England Magazine – January/February 2016 

2015

Hartford Courant, November 30, 2015, Hartford, CT

UrbanKore Magazine, Kansas City, MI – July/August/September Edition, 2015

Jazz Times Magazine – June 2015

Art New England Magazine – January/February 2015 

Worship Skateboards, 2015, Norwich, CT

2014

Hartford Courant, “Using Art As Activism”- December 2014, Hartford, CT

In Concert Magazine, New York, NY – November 2014 Edition

New Jersey Art Maven, July 31, 2014, Montclair, NJ

2013

Identidad Latina, “Andres Chaparro En Charter Oak Cultural Center” Februrary 2013, Hartford, CT

Hartford Courant, Abstract Art Lesson, January 17, 2013, Hartford, CT

Hartford Courant, “Painting Notes, Taking Notes” January 18, 2013, Hartford, CT

Journal Inquirer, January 17, 2013, Hartford, CT

2012

Chicago Tribune, “Listen With Your Eyes” September 6, 2012

S.L.A.M.M. Magazine, “Andres Chaparro The Artist”, Spring Issue 2012

Hartford Courant, January 31, 2012, Artwalk Gallery Exhibit, Hartford, CT

The Hartford Advocate, “Improvised Reflections”, Hartford, CT

Viva Hartford, “Andres Chaparro, Improvised Reflections at the Art Walk Gallery”

2011

Providence Journal, “State Department Latin Heritage Exhibition”, 2011

Connecticut.com – Art & Entertainment, “Painting with Sound”, 2011

New Haven Advocate, “Andres Chaparro Theatre Works Exhibition”, 2011

VIDEOS

Andres Chaparro, Jazz Inspired Artwork 

Arte y Cultura Andres Chaparro 

Aggregate Prime & The Art of Andres Chaparro 

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