Chapin received her BFA from Cornish College of the Arts (2009) and her MFA from the New York Academy of Art (2012). She was awarded a Postgraduate Fellowship from the Academy (2013) and was a Fellow at the MacDowell Colony in New Hampshire. She attended a residency at the Leipzig International Art Programme in Germany (2012). She has been the recipient of several awards including the Posey Foundation Scholarship and two grants from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation. She was the first American woman to win first place in the BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery in London (2012). Her work has been published in the London Sunday Times, Vice, American Artist, Juxtapose, Huffington Post, Harpers Bazaar and Fine Art Connoisseur. Chapin has exhibited her work in the US, the Netherlands, Germany and the UK with solo shows in New York, London and in Los Angeles. Chapin lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.