About Chris


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Chris Blank is a self-taught artist who has been painting since childhood. Born in Jackson, Michigan in 1957, he was raised among many talented family member artists who exposed him to painting at a very early age. This exposure included many mediums from beautiful watercolors, oils, and even intricate carvings.

Chris spent many of his formative years living outside of Michigan (Hawaii, California, and Texas). These opportunities to live in, and observe different local cultures provided him inspiration for creative experimentation with his art.

Although Chris currently lives in his birth town of Jackson, MI, his talent continues to mature and expand. His recent works included subjects considered conservative to ultra modern; ultimately, his range is diverse enough to include nearly every taste and decorating style.

 

Artist Posts

ARTitude 2016

November 18, 2016 - December 24, 2016. Click here to read more.

“Diversity” Pop-Up Gallery – 2 Day Featured Artist

October 8 & 9, 2016 in Douglas, MI. Click here to read more.

“Katalyst Gallery” – July 2016 Featured Artist

July 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016 Click here to read more.

“The Orange Peacock Gallery” – Featured Artist Event

Extended through February 1, 2017 February 12, 2016 - June 10, 2016 Click here to read more.

ARTitude 2015

November 19, 2015 - December 29, 2015. Click here to read more.

“In Good Company” – June 2015 Solo Artist Event

June 4, 2015 - June 25, 2015. Click here to read more.

Artsy Fartsy Marketplace 2014, Jackson, MI

November 22, 2014 - December 24, 2014. Click here to read more.

“In Good Company” – Featured Artist Event

October 23, 2014 through November 13, 2014 Click here to read more.

“Forging Ahead… Mind, Body & Soul” – Featured Artist Event

June 21, 2014 at the historic Forge in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Click here to read more.

“In Good Company” – Featured Artist Event

May 15th through June 5th, 2014 in Clarklake, Michigan. Click here to read more.

“Fab Five!” List – Featured Artist Event

THE HOLLAND SENTINEL, Posted August 2, 2012 - Click here to read the article

Paintings by Jackson artist on sale

ELLA SHARP MUSEUM, Published March-April 2012 - Click here to read the article

“Fab Five Five local events you need to see this week

THE HOLLAND SENTINEL, Posted June 20, 2011 - Click here to read the article

Art Tour 2011 features a look inside artists’ homes and studios…

JACKSON CITIZEN PATRIOT, Published May 11, 2011 - Click here to read the article