Chapin has been creating jewelry since 2002 through education and apprenticeships. In 2009, Chapin graduated with a BFA in Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design from Metropolitan State College of Denver. After receiving his BFA
Chapin has worked for different jewelers in the Boulder area and continually develops his skills. Chapin's work has been recognized by inclusion in the Art of the State show at the Arvada Center.