I think it’s my duty as an artist to do all I can to draw attention to the beauty of nature in the hope of reminding and inspiring us all to love and cherish it…
I’ve always wanted paint in its most sensual and voluptuous state…
It needs to be a joyful, carnival…
2023 Selected for “Darkness to Hope” At the Atkinson Gallery, Millfield School.
“A themed open exhibition to mark our emergence from the pandemic and to promote the positive influence the creative arts can have on wellbeing.”
2019 -2022 Chris re-designed and re-built his house with Architect David Gregory to include a purpose made studio.
2018 Selected for Annual Open, Royal West Of England Academy.
2017. Selected for the Other Art Fair.
2016. Selected for Debut Contemporary
An award-winning art incubator with a professional development platform and contemporary art gallery space in Notting Hill.
2008 “Colour Rush” at Salisbury Art Centre with Ursula Leach and Brian Bishop.
2004 Bettles Gallery Ringwood.
2003 Left London. Returned to Wiltshire. Bought a cottage at Tuckingmill, Tisbury. Developed painting in watercolour.
1980 – 2003 Worked as a Fashion Photographer based in London.
Chris developed an entirely new approach to fashion photography. Despising the idea of the “model”as nothing more that a mere clothes horse, Chris cast powerfully creative women to be the central focus of the photographic event, building a fashion story around their very unique character, allowing each subject to freely express their individuality, to create what became known as a “fashion portrait”.