urban, contemporary & street art 

Chris Uphues

Chris Uphues is an artist and designer living in Chicago. His work is concerned with an idiosyncratic visual vocabulary embracing toys, folk art, popular and anonymous objects, comics, video games, black light posters, Bosh, the japanese toy designer Popy, islamic architecture, Walt Disney, Osamu Tezuka, chinese opera, persian calligraphy, animation, hindu art, album art, carnival lights and display, tramp art, fireworks, and advertising.

Chris graduated from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1994.


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