Chris, a native of Austin, Texas, attended high school in Warner Robins, Georgia. In high school he discovered his artistic side while studying photography and video production. While attending Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, Georgia, Chris stumbled upon glass blowing. In 2001 he earned his B.F.A. in glass and went on to earn his M.F.A. from Tulane University in 2005.
Chris has shown his work in New York, Atlanta, St. Louis, New Orleans and various other cities throughout the country. He currently resides in Colorado Springs where he is constantly refining his artistic skills.