Chris Woods uses his own friends as subjects and paints them against a backdrop rife with belligerent branding, pop-culture, and omnipresent advertising. His work has appeared in Naomi Klein’s book No Logo as well as magazines like Saturday Night , and Adbusters. Chris’ painting ‘McDonald’s Nation’ (1996) has become a popular icon of the anti-corporate movement. It has been featured in guerrilla media around the world. He is represented by Gallery Jones in Vancouver, Canada.
I love my dogs, reading books, and taking great pictures with my battered but still functional digital camera. Taking great pictures with a high end camera is almost too easy, producing fantastic images with an outdated one is an accomplishment by itself.