Canadian Artist Chris MacClure
Chris MacClure a Canadian Romantic Realist Artist is always looking for that authentic gesture or moment in everything. His paintings are an expression of this “Romantic Realist” view of life.
Born into an artistic family in St. John, New Brunswick on the east coast of Canada, Chris was surrounded by the arts from a young age. His father was a jazz musician and mother a playwright, His grandfather was an illustrator, so it never occurred to him that he couldn’t do it. He assumed everyone was an artist. Chris attended Sir George University (Concordia) Fine Arts in Montreal Canada and the Emily Carr School of Art & Design in Vancouver Canada. His works have been exhibited across Canada, the US, Mexico and Hong Kong.
Numerous paintings of his may be found in many corporate collections worldwide. Some of his art has found their way into the collections of John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, James Whitmore, mezzo soprano Frederica Von Stade, drag racing legend Don Prud’Homme , Bill Clinton, Boris Yeltsin, Pepsi Co. and the Ford Motor Co. of Detroit and Prince William & Kate the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge
Chris is the founder of “International Artist Day” A special day held worldwide each Oct 25th to honor all artists.