Chris Crites is a painter and curator, represented by the Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco. Born in California, 1972, he studied for his BA in Art General Studio Practice at San Jose State University, San Jose, California; and for his AA in Technical Arts/Graphics at the College of San Mateo, San Mateo, California. He is recipient of the PONCHO: IFA Artistic Merit Award, 2008.

Crites has exhibited his work in recent solo shows: 'Arrested Moments', 360SEE, Chicago, Illinois, 2010; 'America', Ampersand, Portland, Oregon, 2009; and 'Busted', PULP, Omaha, New England, 2009.

Group Shows include: 'A Morris Graves Centenary Exhibition & Seance',  Rock|DeMent Visual Art Space, Seattle, Washington, 2010; 'Secret Drawings', Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, California, 2010; 'Diverse Chorus', SCOOP Contemporary, Charleston, South Carolina, 2010; 'San Francisco Art Fair', with Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, California, 2010; and 'Partisan Exhibition', Art Chicago with Baer Ridgway, Chicago, Illinois, 2010. 

Chris Crites lives and works in Seattle.

Portait of Crites copyright Daniel Carrillo, 2010