Northern California Artist
Portrait Painter · Scenic Photographer
Current 1999-2018 Northern California
·Featured Artist Painter Muralist, Art Shows
·Contra Costa & Glenn County, Home Art
Past 2000-2010 East Bay California
·Walnut Creek School District, Teacher
Past 1992-1996 Boston Massachusetts
·New England School of Art & Design
·Suffolk University, Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree
·Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Security
·Gallery28 Newbury Street, Art Curator
*born October 9, 1973 Chelsea, Massachusetts
In the Summer of 1999, at age 25,
Chris moved to Northern California.
He was then elected as a Best Seller with PaintingsDirect,Inc. by USA TODAY.
He received commissions and awards for volunteering with the East Bay Artists Guild, CA.
Summer of 2014, he was elected as a Top5 East Bay California Painter by AliveEastBay.com
His paintings are varnished with acrylics and oils, often using pastels on canvas, cardboard, metal, paper and primed wood.
His portrait paintings are of actors and musicians, including generations of pop art.
Chris also builds series of nature photography inspired by the scenery of Northern California.
Now in his mid.40s, he paints series of themed art, selling to art collectors worldwide.
Chris is also an avid vinyl record collector with music of all genres.
Sherri and Chris have been living together in California since the Summer of 2001.
· 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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