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Chris Klein

Chris is a British artist, currently sharing his time between Quebec and Ontario in Canada. Exhibiting his own work in the UK, Europe, Montreal and Toronto. His work varies from abstract to "hyper realism"and uses differing media. In 1983 Chris had his work accepted by the Royal Academy of Arts in London, UK for their prestigious Summer Exhibition. Before coming to Canada he was also an associate member of the Guild of Motoring Artists. As well as producing his own work, he is also a scenic artist for film and theatre. He is presently serving as the head of scenic art at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival of Canada in Ontario. Chris has worked on many sets, creating backdrops and related artwork and has contributed to major productions in London's West End and Broadway. In Canada, he has painted for many major Hollywood films and many shows for the Cirque du Soleil.