About Chris

Chris' award winning work has graced the covers of classic books such as Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Daniel DeFoe's Robinson Crusoe, and Oscar Wilde's The Selfish Giant, in addition to games, packaging, magazines, posters, private commissions and many other books.

 

Chris received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, Massachusetts. He now lives in Natick, Massachusetts with his wife and son.

 

Partial Client List
Simon and Schuster, MacMillan, Scholastic, Disney/Hyperion, Penguin, Random House, McGraw/Hill, Berkley, Watson-Guptill, American Greeting, Nelson, Pearson, Weekly Reader, Bloomsbury Childrens Books, Llewellyn Publications, Walker Books for Young Readers, Smithsonian Magazine, Harvard Magazine,  Fernleigh Books, Lighthouse Creative, Kingfisher, VIA Group, Jerry Bruckheimer Games, Noteworthy Books, The Weekly Standard, Tantor Media, Ballistic Publishing, B-Water Animation Studios, and Gamewright Games.
 

Awards & Exhibitions

Infected By Art 3, 2015
Picture This!, "Freedom" The Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham MA, 2015
Body, Mind and Spirit Award, Gelett Burgess Center: Maurice's Valises - The Muuha of Bang Bua, 2015
Spectrum21: The Best In Contemporary Fantastic Art, 2014
Best Children's Fiction Picture Book, USA Best Book Award: Maurice's Valises, 2013
Gold Medal, Children's Picture Book, Moonbeam: Swamp Things, 2013
Gold Medal, Best Book Series - Picture Book, Moonbeam: Maurice's Valises, 2013
Spectrum19: The Best In Contemporary Fantastic Art, 2012
Spectrum18: The Best In Contemporary Fantastic Art, 2011
Honorable Mention, Picture This!: "The Giant Returns", The Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham MA, 2011
Honorable Mention, Picture This!: "The Selfish Giant, Autumn", The Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham MA, 2011
Spectrum17: The Best In Contemporary Fantastic Art, 2010
Art of Video Games, The Gallery, Mt. Ida Jr. College, Newton MA, 2009
Fantasy Art Now 2, 2009
The Future of Fantasy Art, 2009
Spectrum15: The Best In Contemporary Fantastic Art, 2008
Exotique 4, The World’s Most Beautiful CG Characters, 2008
Spectrum14: The Best In Contemporary Fantastic Art, 2007
The Art of Digital Show, Lyceum Theater Gallery, San Diego CA, 2007
Excellence, Humor: “The Lute Player”, Painter - The World's Finest Painter Art, 2006
Excellence, Fantasy: “Old Scratch Returns for His Coat”, Painter - The World's Finest Painter Art, 2006
Excellence, Fantasy: “Giant Killer”, Painter - The World's Finest Painter Art, 2006
The World's Finest Painter Art, 2006
Spectrum 13: The Best In Contemporary Fantastic Art, 2006
Exposé 3: Finest Digital Art in the Known Universe, 2005

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