Jeffrey Chapline is President of New Art Horizons, a Bay Area consulting enterprise providing services for regional and national organizations and businesses that require applied-art and design services for special communities and targeted product consumers. As former Director, Artistic Director and Founder of the Center for Elders and Youth in the Arts at the Institute on Aging in San Francisco, Mr. Chapline was a 2007 recipient of a Center for Social Innovation Fellowship at the Stanford Graduate School of Business’ Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders (EPNL) in the Arts, and a 2009 attendee of the EPNL Next Step Program.
Creator and founder of the Institute on Aging Center for Elders and Youth in the Arts (CEYA) program, Mr. Chapline also served as Artistic Director for Artworks (1990-1995) and CEYA. CEYA is an innovative cross-generational art program serving Bay Area Communities in Dance, Visual Art and Poetry with over 20 community projects per year involving multiple artistic disciplines and languages. Exhibits and performances are enjoyed by over 4,000 people annually. Mr Chaplines program design was cited by the United Nations, the National Council on Aging and the California Arts Council for its pioneering approach. The program was also one of three projects chosen to participate in a groundbreaking study by George Washington University that evaluates the effects of community-based cultural programs on the health of participating seniors.
Chapline earned an MFA in Design from UCLA in 1984, and a BFA in Design from the University of Kansas in 1980. His glasswork, painting and sculptures have been exhibited in galleries throughout the United States. As a result of his work at the Institute on Aging, in 1995 he was one of 8 recognized leaders to speak at the White House Conference on Aging’s Mini-conference on Arts and Humanities, and in 2001 presented at the International Association of Gerontology in Vancouver, B.C. Chapline continues to lecture on community arts programming nationwide.
- Recipient of a Center for Social Innovation Fellowship at the Stanford Graduate School of Business’ Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders in the Arts, 2007, 2009.
- Best Practices Program Design, National Endowment for the Arts, 1996 - 2012
- Award for Excellence in Aging Programs, United States Committee of the United Nations International Year of Older Persons, 1999.
- Award for Excellence in Program Innovation (runner-up), Archstone Foundation, 2000.