Chad Self B.F.A., M.F.A.
B.F.A., Studio Art, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
M.F.A., Interdisciplinary Arts, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT
Rhode Island native, Chad Amos Self, creates art with a focus on paper making, pulp painting, and fiber sculpture. Self translates his love of imagination into his studio art. His work primarily focuses on the material nature of pulps and fibers and the tactile appearance of paper. He explores his own memory, family history, local geography, and community.
He has shown work at Hera Gallery, Hoxie Gallery, One Way Gallery, the University of Rhode Island, Studio Blue, Carlotti Administration Building, the Danforth Museum of Art, the Artist’s Cooperative Gallery of Westerly, Goddard College, The Eliot D. Pratt Library, Imago Gallery, and the Jamestown Art Center. Self is a proud member of the historical Hera Gallery, where he also sits on the executive board.
Self graduated cum laude from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and received his Master of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Art from Goddard College. He currently teaches studio art at the University of Rhode Island and Anna Maria College.