Last November, 2012 Chris had
an indie-go-go campaign to support his summer, 2013 exhibition SANDSTORM
at The Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford, British Columbia.
of 14 epic-scale paintings will tackle the most important movies in the history of pop-culture: the original Star Wars Trilogy.
paintings will ask the question: What if we saw the events of Star Wars through the eyes of its main antagonist, Darth
SANDSTORM will take stylistic inspiration
from the 19th century French Romantic painter Eugene Delacroix and will be based on scenes from
the original Star Wars trilogy. These oil paintings on canvas will look, darkly, through Vader’s artificial eyes at
the heroes, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Han Solo.
To Vader, these heroes must have appeared in his nightmares as shadowy
figures that had but one mission: see Vader dead and everything he built destroyed.
will be Chris’ first solo exhibition in a museum setting.
Great incentives were offered to those who donated,
including mixed-media prints, original drawings, original oil-studies, and even some of the actual paintings from SANDSTORM
The public’s assistance in helping Chris put this great new show together was incredible. Thanks
so much to all the friends and family who donated. See you July 11 at The Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford!