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  • 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.