Louisa Chase, American painter, Died at 55


Louisa L. Chase was born in 1951, in Panama city, and died in 2016.

She was an American neo-expressionist painter and printmaker.

Louisa had gained her BFA from Syracuse University in 1973 and her MFA from Yale University School of Art in New Haven, Connecticut in 1975.

During the same year of her graduation she had her first New York exhibition, at the alternative gallery Artists Space.

Chase taught painting at the Rhode Island School of Design from 1975–1979, and at the School of Visual Arts from 1980-1982.

Chase was a National Endowment for the Arts grantee.

Louisa work was exhibited at the 1984 Venice Biennale.

Chase’s solo exhibitions include Brooke Alexander Gallery (1989) The Texas Gallery in Houston (1987); Gallery Inge Baker in Cologne, Germany (1983) and others.

Louisa had solo exhibitions at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art, Wisconsin’s Madison Art Center, and Baltimore’s Contemporary Museum.

Louisa L. Chase work was featured in group exhibitions at the New Museum, the Whitney Museum, the Rhode Island School of Design’s Museum of Art, SFMoMA, LACMA, and the Brooklyn Museum.

Many of Louisa L. Chase collections can be viewed at: the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Corcoran Gallery, the Library of Congress, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Walker Art Center, the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, the Denver Art Museum, the Elvehjem Museum of Art, and the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art.

Chase resided in Sag Harbor, New York.

Louisa L. Chase passed away at 55 yrs old.