Chris uses traditional media, studies from life and portrays the ever-changing shifts and temperaments of his subjects. Accomplished in his style as an expressionistic and allegorical landscape artist he is also very well known for his imaginative and quirky portraits. He has regularly been short-listed for national awards and has received major prizes for his work in portraiture, and watercolour as well as for his allegorical work. At present he lives and works in France and Brighton.