Chris Comte's broad range of experience contributes to her artwork. Chris is an environmentalist, a member of the Sierra Club, the Nature Conservancy, and spends many hours outside where the natural world inspires her art. A mother of two, former Navy nurse and computer science professor, Chris has always had a passion for painting. Despite what her main life focus was, she took classes whenever and wherever she could including Rochester Institute of Technology, Northern Kentucky University, the Art Academy of Cincinnati, and from private instructors.
A resident of Newport, KY, Chris works at her studio in Pendleton Art Center in Cincinnati and shows her art there on Final Friday Gallery Walks. Her work has been shown at in the Cincinnati Woman's Art Club 115th Juried Exhibition, "Bringing the Outside In" at the Global Lead Art Gallery, "A Change of Season's" at Gallery Salveo, Baker Hunt's "Forever Flowers" show, "freshART" at the Behringer-Crawford Museum, Clifton Cultural Art Center's Golden Ticket Art Show as well as Incahoots Restaurant and Reality Tuesday Cafe.
Chris ComteA Bouquet for You, 2021Work Size: 20 H x 24 W inMaterials: Acrylic on Canvas
From the Artist:
Inspired by the spring blooms I passed as I walked y neighborhood, I decided to speculate about what summer would bring.
Chris ComteLydia, 2020Work size: 24 H x 24 W inMaterials: Acrylic on Gallery Wrap Canvas
From the Artist: Flowers speak to us. Lydia is asking me to admire her new spring outfit. What is she saying to you?
Chris ComteFrolic in the Garden, 2020Work size: 36 H x 48 W inMaterials: Acrylic on Gallery Wrap Canvas From the Artist: When I walk into the garden I am joined by all sorts of spirits, all enjoying their spot in this world....
Chris ComteFeel the Mist, Hear the Babble, 201930 H x 48 W (in), UnframedAcrylic On Canvas From the Artist: "I am continually inspired and informed by the natural world, in this case, an imaginary vista, probably one I experienced while...