Christopher Brown

Artist Biography

“Surface Tensions”

by Christopher Brown

TO BE SHOWN AT:

GOOD NEWS RESTAURANT & BAR

Opening Reception: Sunday, August 5, 2018 from 3-5 pm.

Artist Christopher Brown is on exhibit with his show titled Surface Tensions” now through January 8, 2019 at Good News Restaurant & Bar, 694 Main Street South, Woodbury, CT.

Good News Restaurant & Bar will welcome Christopher with an opening reception at the restaurant from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, August 5, 2018. The public is cordially invited to meet the artist, view his exhibition, and learn more about his works while enjoying complimentary hors d’oeuvres and wine.

Christopher Brown attended the art program at Hartwick College in Oneonta, NY where in 1994 he received his Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree, graduating cum laude and being awarded Departmental Distinction in Art. In 1995 he enrolled in the postgraduate sculpture program at Washington University in St. Louis, MO and in 1997 received his Master of Fine Arts Degree. At university, Christopher developed his interests and skills in wood and metalworking. After graduating, he moved to Atlanta, GA where he worked in metal fabrication studios. With this experience he decided to move back to Connecticut to launch his own business designing and fabricating art furniture. Christopher owned and operated his business until 2009 when he decided to stop designing furniture and focus singularly on art making.

Christopher now works from home where he lives with his wife of 16 years, and three daughters. His art making relies in large part on intuition stemming from a full and practiced creative vocabulary accumulated over many years of education, ‘muscle memory’ from using his hands, and life experience. Tapping into both reason and impulse, Christopher has been working abstractly for the past several years, visually exploring the ‘spaces’ found within thought and emotion.