“The markings on the chimp are WWII era Allied tattoos. As a kid, pouring over the books of the Allies fighting the fascist axis powers, I was fascinated by the recurrence of ‘Kilroy was here’ graffiti found all over the pacific theater.” - Chris
Realist painter Chris Leib’s artistic journey began by way of anthropology and a near-miss with a career in real estate. He began his art education at The University of California at Berkeley and then later at the Academy of Art in San Francisco. After which he served an apprenticeship with the master Italian painter Roberto Luppetti. Chris’ work has been exhibited internationally.
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