Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts

I am pleased to anounce that I will be attending a residency at the Brush Creek Foudation for the Arts in Saratoga, Wyoming during the month of October 2019.

April Arts Lab: Could Study | Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge | New York

"Inspired by the exhibit of plein air paintings of Fort Tilden by artist Chris Wright, the April Arts Lab will feature a discussion and exploration of different cloud formations. Everyone will leave with their own interpretation of a cloud study."

National Park Service, Jamaica Bay Spring 2018 Program Guide


National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior
Visitors Programs and Events Spring 2018

Jamaca Bay, New York

Foundry Journal - Issue Three

I have three paintings featured alongside poems by Anne Gorrick, Eloisa Amezcua and Xandria Phillips in Foundry Journal - Issue Three.

Pratt in Venice Summer 2016

June 8–July 20, 2016

Pratt in Venice is a six-week, fully-accredited summer program that takes place in June and July. Undergraduate students may enroll for six to eight credits; graduate students may enroll for six to nine credits. Students study painting, drawing/printmaking, art history, and/or materials and techniques of Venetian art on site in Venice. The program integrates studio art with art history, and welcomes the interaction of the disciplines. Pratt collaborates with the Università Internazionale dell’Arte and Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice. Group visits outside of the city, including to Padua and Bassano/Maser, are included. Students from any department at Pratt may apply; applications from non-Pratt students are also welcome.

New York Foundation for the Arts

2015 NYFA Painting Fellow

Montserrat College of Art - Summer Immersive Program

Painting the Still Life and More
Instructor: Chris Wright
Monday - Friday 9am – 4pm | June 29 - July 3, 2015
For questions, please contact the Continuing Education Office at 978.921.4242 x 1202 or email

Armature Art Space, Inc., BUSHWICK, Brooklyn

Friday, October 3, 2014, 7pm-11pm (Show runs October 3-12, 2014)
"SHOWTIME: Underground Arts"
Artists include: Steven Bartoo, Yehuda Blum, Edwin "EQ" Class, David Everitt-Carlson, Joan Iaconetti, Ming Liang Lu, Ron Richter, Marina Ross, Michah Saperstein, Kalan Sherrard, Rie Shimamura, Lorena Toyos, Chris Wright, and Heidi Younger.

Brooklyn Gravity Racers at the Boiler

Brooklyn Gravity Racers
Twentieth Anniversary Event
at The Boiler,
dedicated to Gary Bachman
Racers on view: September 13-21  (noon – 6pm, Thursday  – Sunday)
Preliminary races:
Tuesday Sept. 16, 7-9pm
Wednesday Sept. 17, 7-9pm
Thursday Sept. 18, 7-9pm
FINAL races:
Friday Sept. 19, 7-10pm

Pierogi Flat Files

My Cloud Studies are now in the Pierogi Flat Files.
155 Suffolk St, NY, NY

Painting Underground: Chris Wright, BuskNY

Arts advocacy in the NYC subway

New York Academy of Art, Continuing Education, Fall 2013

CE-P405 – Painting the Figure
(Introductory – Advanced)
Chris Wright
September 18 - December 4
2pm – 5pm / 630pm – 930pm
$525 (Half-day) = $450 Tuition + $75 Model Fee
(3 CEUs – Twelve 3-hour Sessions)
$1000 (Full-day) = $850 Tuition + $150 Model Fee
(6 CEUs — Twelve 6-hour Sessions)
Click here for course description
Click here for materials list

National Geographic Instagram

"People feel connected to the @Gowanus Canal for different reasons. @Artist Chris Wright is drawn to the forms he finds in the @landscape of industry. He was rendering these large storage tanks in small scale to carry them away. @FritzPhotos by natgeo"

December Picks | Local Artists

December Picks on
Online exhibition curated by Cathrine S. Hancher

Pratt Institute News

"Chris Wright, adjunct associate professor, Fine Arts, chosen by a majority of the student body for his inspirational teaching methods, will host a workshop on Painting and Figure Drawing open to all Pratt students. 
The workshop, sponsored by Pratt Student Government Association (Pratt SGA), will be held on Wednesday, April 11, from 2 to 4:50 PM, in Main Building, Room 501. 
Due to space constraints, registration is limited. If interested in signing up for the workshop, please contact SGA at immediately."

Postcards for Chris

Thank you to everyone at Pratt Institute and the Educational Alliance who made postcards and came out to support me on November 8th. I am currently undergoing treatment for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and making progress toward recovery.


Feature Issue 65 March 23 - April 5

New Artists Feature, Winter 2011

Lydia Anne McCarthy, Chris Wright, Brian Gillis, Matthew Gamber

A juried selection of work by David Andrew Frey and Tema Stauffer

The Epsten Gallery, Overland Park, Kansas

The Dining Room Project: Food, Art & The Ritual of Eating, The Epsten Gallery, Overland Park, Kansas

March 20 - May 15, 2011

Hampden Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Sweetness and Light

Hampden Gallery
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Curated by Linda Griggs

September 19 - October 14, 2010

A catalogue of the exhibition is available on the Download page

Richard Baker, Tom Bogaert, Ya Ya Chou, Sally Curcio, Lori Ellison, Emily Eveleth, Linda Griggs, Julia Jacquette, T. Charman Lewis, Christina Marsh, Tracy Miller, Mary Schiliro, Rebecca Siemering, Lynn Talbot, Mary Jo Vath, Jessica Westbook, Chris Wright
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