Chip Rutan is a photographer residing in the shoreline community of Old Saybrook, Connecticut. He uses medium and large format film and cameras to make his pictures, all from within a few mile radius of where he lives.


MFA, Visual Art, Vermont College of Fine Arts, 2015
MBA, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1997
BA, Mathematics, magna cum laude, University of New Haven, 1990
Graphic Design, University of Bridgeport, 1975-77
Photography, Hartford Art School, periodically auditing student

Grants and Awards
Connecticut Office of the Arts, Artist Fellowship Grant, 2016

Incandescent (issue 12)

Essex Art Association (elected artist; council member; past president)
New Britain Museum of American Art
Real Art Ways
Yale University Art Gallery

Using Format