Watercolor Artist, Teacher & Author
Chris is an emerging watercolor artist, author, and teacher from Fair Lawn, NJ. He has studied under world famous American watercolor artist Charles Reid. Chris' work has been described as “dynamic, bold and masterful”.
Chris is devoted to a traditional style in the watercolor medium. He enjoys painting a diverse range of subject matter including landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes, still life, flowers as well as figures and animals. Watercolors are especially important to Chris. “I have always felt a strong connection to watercolors with it's flowing spontaneous properties .... it's very exciting! There is risk and chance at play while painting watercolors and if handled with key knowledge it's a lot of fun and thrilling.”
Recent quotes from Chris' teachers and customers:
"Chris Petri's watercolors are wonderful"- Charles Reid- world famous American watercolor artist, teacher and author.
"Chris paints with mastery and the most exquisite and finest detail. He manages to pull your attention to the focal point of the scene. You never tire of his work as it transports you to another place. " Vivian - Director of Human Resources, CCI.
"Chris has a talent, vision, and kindness that shines through his artwork. He is very detail orientated and made sure that he completely understood what I wanted for my painting. Chris has a unique style and passion that is sure to please anyone who seeks an art piece from him." Sofia Cordeiro - Inside Sales Representative, CCI.