Florence Chapgier, originally from Paris, moved to the United States in 1980. In France she attended Sorbonne University where she studied Egyptology. Later she went on to study etching with Jacques Houplain at the Academie des Peintres et Graveurs. After moving to America Florence continued to explore art and continues to take classes at the Brentwood Art Center.
Florence has had her work shown at several venues including Gallerie Jean Camion Paris, Tag Gallery, LA, San Diego Art Institute and the Eye Five at the Brewery, LA. She is also an active member of the community and has been on the Board of Brentwood Community Council since 2009.