"I Paint because I must, it's a necessity. If I were the last person on earth, I would still paint every single day"
- Chris Smith
Chris Smith is a founding studio artist of The Studio Door. Born in Bend Oregon, Chris started his art career as a street artist. With street art, Chris was able to relay a message and have a voice while doing something he loved. After moving to San Diego in 2010, Chris started experimenting with acrylic paint. After painting his first abstract piece, he was obsessed and hasn't stopped since.