Portrait Painter · Scenic Photographer · California
Producing in Northern California
·Featured Painter Muralist, Art Shows
·Contra Costa, Glenn & Tehama County
·Art Gallery & Studio Presentations
· Milk Tea Lab painted mural 1972 Contra Costa, Pleasant Hill CA -now showing since 2016
· Pizza Oliva Venice mural 2400 Olympic Blvd., Walnut Creek CA -now showing since 2012
· Salesian HS President’s office, Main St. New Rochelle NY -now showing since 2011
· New Clairvaux Abbey wine tasting room, 7th St. Tehama, Vina CA -now showing since 2009
2010-Present Northern California
·In Home Health Services, Care Aide
1999-2009 East Bay California
·Walnut Creek School District, Teacher
·Discrete Child Training, Inclusion Specialist
·Lakeshore Learning Center, Display Artist
·Art With Elders, Painting Techniques, Tutor
1992-1998 Boston Massachusetts
·Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Security
·Gallery28 Newbury Street, Art Curator
·Paramount Pictures, School Ties, Cast Extra
Past, 1980-1996 Massachusetts
·Suffolk Univ., Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree
·New England School of Art & Design
·Dom Savio HS, East Boston
·Saint Rose Elem., Chelsea
·Brookfield Elem., Brockton
born Oct.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.
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