Works in Progress: Chris Uphues

Free With Admission
  • Robert B. And Beatrice C. Mayer Education Center
    Above the Commons, Accessible via the Northeast Stairs and Elevator
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
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Courtesy of the artist.

About

Explore the creative process with amazing artists as they create new works on-site. Drop by any time to talk to the artists, ask questions, and be inspired.

Chris Uphues's paintings and drawings are concerned with a distinct visual vocabulary, embracing pop culture, graffiti, video games, comics, and all things Japanese. His work is included in major art collections, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. An Illinois native, Uphues received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and now lives and works in Brooklyn.