Chris Plaisted

Artist Biography:

Born in New Hampshire from a creative family, Chris is both a painter and a sculptor. His father, an accomplished pastiche artist and his grandmother, an award-winning tinsel folk artist were strong influences on him. Mary Ellen Plaisted, his aunt, has her oil paintings in galleries across the Carolinas. He learned woodcarving and metalwork from a close neighbor at an early age. He received his education from Parsons The New School for Design, in New York City which launched a 15-year career as a graphic designer. He has continued his true passion for painting and sculpture as well. Through the use of various media; steel, concrete, plaster and copper, he continues to push his ideas of self-expression. Christopher currently resides in New Milford, CT with his wife and two children.

Title: “Victorious Vine”

Art Proposal:

This is a large scale sculpture made of steel and wood, width: 8′  height: 16′  depth: 8′.  Image shown is scale model. The Victorious Vine shows the interweaving of nature and industry.