The initial rush of unleashing something never seen before still lingers.
And, all the while, something plays beneath the surface of the paint, pushing what was applied to the surface until finally the true beauty comes through.
Award winning and Globally recognized artist, self taught, classically trained. Great nephew of the late Jonn Knott, the political cartoonist for The Dallas Times Herold during the era of World War 1. The prodigy of life time art teacher, Francey Thorne. Chris began his formal training at age three. The son of Doug Cloud, a successful real estate broker and self taught contemporary and abstract painter whose original paintings are equally represented internationally.
Chris's work is a sublime and stirring mixture of Drive, Passion and Desire combined with Intrigue and Deep Nostalgia. A compelling palette of expressions. Chris's works have been acquired around the world: Florida, New York, Los Angeles, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and Hawaii. His paintings reside in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, London, Scotland, France and The Netherlands..