born October 9, 1973 Chelsea, Massachusetts
1979-1984 Brookfield Elementary School, Brockton
1983-1984 Linnea Hawkins calligraphy techniques
1984-1988 St. Rose Elementary School, Chelsea
1988-1992 St. Dominic Savio High School, East Boston
1992-1996 New England School of Art & Design, Boston
1996 (BFA) Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, Suffolk Univ., Boston
1992-1996 Security/Art Docent, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
1997-1998 Exhibition Painter/Recycle Shop, Children’s Museum, Boston
1999-2010 Teacher’s Assistant/Art Teacher, Walnut Creek School District, CA
2011-2018 In-Home Health Care Aide/Assistsnt, Contra Costa County, East Bay, CA
In the Summer of 1999, at age 25, Chris moved to Northern California.
He was then elected as a Best Selling Artist with PaintingsDirect,Inc. by USA TODAY.
He has received commissions and awards for volunteering with the East Bay Artists Guild, CA.
In the Summer of 2014, he was elected as a Top5 East Bay California Painter by AliveEastBay.com
His paintings are created with varnished acrylics, oils and pastels on canvas, cardboard, metal, paper and wood.
His portrait paintings are of historical icons, musicians and actors, including generations of pop art culture.
Chris also builds series of nature photography prints inspired by the scenery of Northern California.
Now in his mid.40s, he paints series of themed art for sale, selling to art collectors worldwide.
Sherri and Chris have been living together in California since the Summer of 2001.
· Snappy’s Cafe 978 A St., Hayward, East Bay California
Current Art Shows
· Milk Tea Lab painted mural 1972 Contra Costa, Pleasant Hill -now showing since 2016
· Pizza Oliva Venice mural 2400 Olympic Blvd., Walnut Creek -now showing since 2012
· New Clairvaux Abbey wine tasting room, 7th St. Tehama, Vina -now showing since 2009
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