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Abigail Diamond Chapman Edit Profile

artist , calligrapher , illuminator

Abigail Diamond Chapman, American Artist, calligrapher, illuminator. Recipient First Youth award Minneapolis The Art Institute of Chicago, 1949, Type Director award, New York City, 1979, 83, Metropolitan Printing Association award; Professional Study grant LetterArts, 1982. Member Society of Sribes (founding charter member, workshop conductor).


Chapman, Abigail Diamond was born on September 5, 1937 in Minneapolis. Daughter of Samuel Joseph and Pauline Vivian (Brill) D.


Bachelor, University of Minnesota, 1956;certified, Tobé Coburn School Fashion, 1960;certified, Minneapolis Talmu Torah, 1959.


Principal, Abigail D. Chapman, Ridgewood, New Jersey, since 1984. Lecturer Hadassah, New York City, since 1960.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group shows at Kolbo, Brookline, Massachusetts, In The Spirit, New York City, Gallery Judaica, Los Angeles, Competorary Artifacts 1984, National Museum American Jewish Art, Philadelphia, Harkness Gallery, New York City, 1984, Englewood Library., New Jersey, 1984, Master Eagle Gallery, New York City, 1982-1984, Newark Library., Brown University John D. Rockefeller Junior Library.

      , Providence, Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, Philadelphia, New York Public Library. Rare Book Collection, New York City, others. Numerous private collections.


Member Society of Sribes (founding charter member, workshop conductor).


Married Jerome Chapman, April 16, 1961 (deceased February 1989). Children: Amy Roanne, Seth Lance, Lon-Given.

Samuel Joseph D.

Pauline Vivian (Brill) D.

Jerome Chapman

Amy Roanne Chapman

Seth Lance Chapman

Lon-Given Chapman