Chris began painting after a back injury left him immobile.
After some brief early success, he had an epiphany after visiting a local
allotment, and he knew exactly what to do for the next decade - recall all his
childhood memories! Images came to him dreamlike formations, compositions with
heavy outlines that gave strength and character to a sometimes mundane and
gloomy existence. Chris ditched the colour of reality for inspired swatches of
nature and the obscure man made. The perfect balance of purple broccoli offset
with blue green foliage, a red shed with an orange sky, why not? Adding to
this, all the quintessential Englishness of the narrative brought together a
unique painting style.