NALUBUFF

PAINT | ILLUSTRATION | DESIGN | PHOTO

NALUBUFF

SPENCER CHAPIN aka "NALUBUFF"
Artist based in Lee's Summit, MO


Spencer Chapin aka "NALUBUFF"

A Midwest Pacific Islander living in Kansas City, Missouri creating art in the realms of painting, graphic design, illustration and photography.


Graphic Design Coordinator - Metropolitan Community College (2008 - present)

Senior Graphic Designer - Arrow Speed Warehouse (2001 -2008)

Broadcast Designer - Fox 4 News Kansas City (2001)

B.A. in Studio Art with emphasis in Graphic Design and Photography - University of Missouri Kansas City - graduated 2001


Influences/Inspiration:

Christian faith, my family, nature, nineteen eighties cartoons, punk rock, metal and rock n' roll, hiking, camping, reptile and amphibian field guides, creatures of every sort, Encyclopedia Britannica, National Geographic, The Great Wave at Kanagawa by Katsushika Hokusai, Aztec and Egyptian hieroglyphs, historical documentaries, handmade folk art, antiques, Impressionism art, Renaissance art, wood/metal working and so on.


Clients:

O’Reilly Auto Parts, Joe’s Crab Shack, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Arrow Speed Warehouse, Performance Corner, Truck Gear, Auto Value Parts Stores, Competition Specialties, CarQuest, Napa Auto Parts, Fox4News WDAF, Taylor Cable Products, Missouri University of Science and Technology, T•Rex Engineering, DLO Water, Thrush, Centerforce, Foster Babcock & Associates, R&R Marketing Consultants, Rubenstein Real Estate Co., Hedges & Company, Dynamic Displays, DCI (Direct Communications Inc.), Sport Compact Car magazine, Modified magazine, 4 Wheel Drive magazine, Praise Chapel Kansas City, Bethany Church (Baton Rouge, LA), Eastern Kansas Oil & Gas Association, Miami Designs, Veritas Marketing Solutions, Life Church (Olathe, KS), First Baptist Church of Lee’s Summit, Youth Front, JC Nichols Family, Metropolitan Community College, Hunger End Vending, Bullett Products, Street Side Auto, Specialty Parts Network, Ride 4 Rachel House, Tapestries of Life, Nalubuff Clothing, Truman High School, The Salt Mine, The Special Olympics of Kansas City, Bobcat Oil, The Timothy Project, JBRecordings, First Baptist Church of Wathena, Winters End Audio Productions, The Wood Haus, Ride for Rachel House


Music - Labels/Artists:
Razor&Tie, Strange Music, Norma Jean, Tech N9ne, Krizz Kaliko, Sleep Signals, Close Your Eyes, Demon Hunter, Colossus, Breaking Even, Sanctus Real, Glory Fall, the Wrecking, Existem, Exogiant, Jason Watson, Bryce Anderson, Life in Jersey, Abbington, Lazar Wolf, Cardinal, Maywood


Publications:
Out of Step Books - Slithers and Scales of Inspiration - 2016 (Illustration)

Alternative Press Magazine - September 2013 (Photography)

Outburn Magazine - September 2013 (Photography)

HM Magazine - September 2013 (Photography)


Exhibitions/Awards:


Green House Culture (Lawrence, KS) - Individual exhibition - March - April 2014


CremaLab (Kansas City, MO) - Individual exhibition - August 2013


HM magazine cover award for 2013 (photography) - voted #2 cover


National Council for Marketing and Public Relations Medallion Awards:

Silver in Design - 2012 | Gold in Photography - 2011 | Bronze in Design - 2011 | Bronze in Design - 2011 | Gold in Design - 2010 | Silver in Design - 2010 | Bronze in Design - 2010 | Bronze in Design - 2010 | Bronze in Design - 2010


"Works in Progress" Kansas City Rescue Mission (Kansas City, MO) - June 5, 2010


Featured artist at www.creativemyk.com for August-October 2009


West Side Family Church (Lenexa, KS) - individual exhibition - January-March 2007


Doc's Coffee House (Lee's Summit, MO) - individual exhibition - June 2006


Westport Coffeehouse (Kansas City, MO) - individual exhibition - July 2001


Poor Boy Galler (Kansas City, MO) - group exhibition - 2001