Shadow & Light
Chris Shorten, Artist
November 2012 Art Exhibition
Artist statement: Chris is a widely published, award winning photographer and former creative director. His second exhibit at the 142 Throckmorton Theatre features both photography and mixed media.
After a career in the commercial world, Chris is returning to his original interests; drawing, painting, the texture of the brush and pencil combined with digital imagery.
Biography: Chris Shorten was born and educated in England. After graduation he worked as an advertising art director in London, New York and as a creative director in San Francisco.
In 1982, Chris opened a photo studio in the South Park area of San Francisco. Moving to a waterfront studio in Sausalito in 1996. Specializing in the food and wine industries....with over 30 books published and with many international advertising clients...