Born in Boston, MA
Works in the San Francisco Bay Area
Christopher Gasper is a visual artist and has been an avid student of art and art history for more than 20 years. He finds inspiration in art history, philosophy, pop culture, and nature.
He founded Christopher Gasper Artworks and works from his studio, managing business and creating new artworks for sale, commissions, and future exhibitions.
Since 2014, Christopher has been making art relating to Post Personalism, a contemporary art movement that engages awakening concepts in relation to human identify and artistic creativity.
Prior to dedicating his work to the arts, Christopher pursued a career working 17 years for a major international retail company which included serving managerial positions in Visual Merchandising and Marketing Operations departments.
Christopher currently works for Local Contemporary Art, a.k.a. LoCA, leading Artist and Space Support. LoCA is made up of a group of artists and art enthusiasts who connect local artists with local businesses and help manage art shows.
Christopher's involvement in art organizations dates back to 2014, as a member of the Emerald City Art Club (ECAC) based in Seattle, WA. He has participated and helped organize many ECAC art shows and other exhibitions having served as an ECAC Board Member (2019-2021).
Prior to being an ECAC Board Member, Christopher served on the Board of Directors for Sand Point Art and Cultural Exchange (SPACE) also based in Seattle, WA and was the Exhibitions Committee Chair (2016-2017). In this role he lead the committee on gallery exhibition policy and procedures, show themes, educational programming and promotional assets. He was also involved with curating and installing shows. He produced videos that promoted the art exhibitions and artists showing at the gallery.
Christopher earned a BA at UMASS Boston (1985-90) majoring in studio art. Additional schooling includes stints at the Academy Art University in San Francisco, CA (1995-96) studying illustration and Merritt College in Oakland, CA (2011-12) studying painting and art history.
1985-1990 UMass Boston | BA
EXHIBITIONS and GROUP SHOWS
2022/23 - Martha's Garden | Exhibit by LoCA
2022 - Gallery 4500 Show | University Business Ctr.
2022 -The Phinney Big Show | Phinney Center, SEA
2022 - Local Coffee Shop | Westlake | Exhibit by LoCA
2022 - Caffe Ladro (Pine) | Exhibit by LoCA
2022 - Fresh Flours (Beacon Hill) | Exhibit by LoCA
2021/22 - Verve Bowls Show | Exhibit by LoCA
2021 - Gallery 4500 Show | University Business Ctr.
2021 - White Lotus Salon Show | Exhibit by LoCA
2021 - Awareness Show 2021 | Phinney Center
2019 - Emerald City Art Club (ECAC) | A/NT
2018 - Seattle Sunshine Coffee
2018 - Awareness Show | SPACE
2018 - Post Personalism Project | A/NT
2018 - Creativity Persists | CoCA
2016, 2017, 2018 - Local Color
2016 - SAMMA Art Show | SEA | Best in Show Winner
2013-2017 - Phinney Ridge Art Walk
2018 - Creativity Persists | Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) Members' Show Catalog