James Chase is an accomplished Associate Professor at New England College, with extensive experience in the arts. He is a renowned artist and the Founder of Arts Build Community, which is dedicated to promoting the arts in the community. In addition, he serves as a curatorial member for Rochester Museum of Fine Arts, contributing to the promotion and curation of fine art exhibitions. With a focus on social engagement practices, James merges painting, printmaking and photography, creating thought-provoking artwork. He has been featured in over 50 art exhibitions both nationally and internationally since 2009. His recent exhibitions include Picked Six Contemporary Art Month in San Antonio and Memory Palace at Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH. James has also held several solo exhibitions, including Echoes at RMFA and Kill The Lights at South Plains College in Levelland, TX. His dedication to the arts is unwavering, and he continues to create and exhibit artwork that inspires and engages his audience.