Chris has been active in the Chicago area music and art scene since the mid-80’s having been a seminal member of Cheer-Accident, Dot Dot Dot, No Apology, Asa Nisi, Illusion Of Safety as well as a supportive member of Star Period Star, Fifteen Minutes, and Jef Bek. He has released a number of solo projects, (most notably Pox) often in collaboration with former band-mate Thymme Jones. He has a life-long interest in graphic arts and photography and has devoted a good deal of his spare time to the preservation of wildlife in conjunction with Valley Of The Kings – a non-profit sanctuary primarily devoted to the rescue of big cats and other exotics. Among his other interests are Egyptian history, astronomy, cosmology, long distance biking and speaking in the third person.