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David Eley Chapman, American designer. Registered architect, Florida, New York, New Jersey. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1960-1962. Member American Institute Architects, United Scenic Artists, Directors Guild American.

Background

Chapman, David Eley was born on November 11, 1938 in Atlanta. Son of R.S. and Ellen (Graham) Chapman.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Georgia Tech, 1960; Bachelor of Architecture, Georgia Tech, 1963.

Career

Freelance architect, Atlanta, 1963-1966; production designer, Theatre Atlanta, 1966-1969; freelance designer, architect, New York City, since 1969.

Achievements

  • Registered architect, Florida, New York, New Jersey.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Production designer films including Stunt Seven, You Can't Go Home Again, The Seduction of Joe Tynan, Four Friends, Dirty Dancing, Mystic Pizza, Opportunity Knocks, The Favor, Grumpy Old Men, Last Exit to Brooklyn, Two If By Sea, Trial By Jury, Lost in Yonkers, Mad Dog & Glory, This is My Life, Mistrial, Ditch Digger's Daughters, Swallows Come Back. Senior art director films Somebody Killed her Husband, Wolfen, The Cotton Club, Legal Eagles. Scenic designer Broadway plays including The Doug Henning Magic Show, The First (Maharam award), Othello, Zorba, Cabaret.

Membership

Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1960-1962. Member American Institute Architects, United Scenic Artists, Directors Guild American.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, sculpture.

Connections

1 child, Aryn.

father:
R.S. Chapman

mother:
Ellen (Graham) Chapman

child:
Aryn Chapman