- Chris proudly hails from the Motor City, Detroit, MI
- He currently resides in New York City.
- In 2016 Chris was awarded an MFA in Painting from the New York Academy of Art.
- He also holds a Ph.D. in Historical Musicology from U.C.L.A.
- His work has received many local awards; he is a published artist, and dedicated to the representational figurative arts.
To paraphrase Claes Oldenburg, Chris considers himself "merely a painter trying to inflate the plane.” Chris is available for gallery representation, educational instruction and workshops.