Christopher Shore is a a printmaker whose passion for works on paper is exhibited here, showcasing a variety of techniques and formats. His work explores mark-making and line, pushing and pulling form into creations inspired by biomorphic abstraction. The anthropomorphic images that take form evoke the spirits of animals and nature and are inspired but the world around us, natural history, scientific study, and many other artists and printmakers.
Christopher Shore received his MFA from Pratt Institute in Printmaking in 2002. His work has been exhibited in international exhibitions and throughout the United States. He is currently the Staff Master Printer at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, CT. His professional skills includes teaching a variety of printmaking mediums and techniques, with emphasis on non-toxic alternatives and traditional printmaking. He is also a collaborative printer and contract printer for artists and publishers in a variety of techniques including screen printing, intaglio, monotype, and relief. He has taught at numerous colleges and schools including elementary and high school.