Offramp Gallery dealer and founder, Jane Chafin, photo by Chaz Alexander.


Jane Chafin Interview

JANE CHAFIN owns and operates Offramp Gallery with life partner Chaz Alexander out of their historic home in Pasadena, California. ARTILLERY: You grew up in…

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Jane Chafin, photo by Chaz Alexander.


Grande Dame for Pasadena

Technically, a grande dame is a highly respected elderly or middle-aged woman who has extensive experience in her field. Although gallerist Jane Chafin is certainly…

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Jim Morphesis, No Sanctuary, 1981, collection of Ray Mnich.

Jim Morphesis

Pasadena Museum of California Art

To walk into the Jim Morphesis exhibition at the Pasadena Museum of California Art is to be flooded by rich, intense waves of color. The…

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Rebecca Ripple, Kim Abeles. Photo by Carol Cetrone.

Rebecca Ripple and Kim Abeles’ Shared Journey

Kindred Spirits

Many young artists, especially those coming right out of school, find working as a studio assistant to be a valuable intermediary step. If they are…

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