Chris Mackie - Fine Artist

Chris Mackie

Carlisle, PA - United States








Chris Mackie

Carlisle, PA - United States

Chris Mackie - Fine Artist

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About Chris Mackie

'Sometimes you have to lose yourself before you can find anything'

Chris Mackie
Born. 1969 Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, UK.

International artist Chris Mackie grew up in the working class village of Gawthorpe, England. He developed an interest in art from an early age producing pencil sketches of super heroes and icons from the big screen, however it wasn't until 2003 that Chris began working in art professionally.

From 2003-2006, Chris painted a series of popular iconic figures in a self described Pop Art style. In 2006 Chris moved to New Zealand and he explored the use of pastels and began painting more powerful and meaningful works with much more personal and emotional content.

As well as his own life's journey Chris's biggest inspiration comes from British master painter L.S. Lowry, his favorite childhood artist. He loved the simplicity and the power of his works.

Chris also enjoys working with clay. After being introduced to the new medium by American artist, friend and The Garden Gallery owner Charles W. Andrews he has produced a variety of forms.

Recently Chris returned to Pop Art. Steering away from the traditional canvas he decided to change things up and began painting on steel. Similar to his use with pastels he paints with his hands. He finds this a much more natural way of painting, having no tool between himself and the working surface he feels that he is ‘literally in the painting’.

In 2011, Chris was appointed Design Director for

Chris is a resident artist at The Garden Gallery and Haverstick Gallery, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

He has exhibited his work at The State Museum of Pennsylvania and also has work at The National Coal Mining Museum for England.

Art Expo New York 2013.

Resident artist at Brath and Hughes Fine Art Gallery, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

Resident artist at Imagine Gallery, Port Jefferson, Long Island New York.

Chris's work can be found worldwide.

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Einstein by Chris Mackie


Steel Hendrix by Chris Mackie


Buddha by Chris Mackie


Che by Chris Mackie



The Warrior by Chris Mackie


The Lizard King by Chris Mackie


Liz by Chris Mackie



Me and Lee by Chris Mackie


Worlds Greatest Athlete by Chris Mackie


His Final Destiny by Chris Mackie


Once Upon a Starry Night by Chris Mackie


Letting Go by Chris Mackie


The King by Chris Mackie


Brighter Days Ahead by Chris Mackie


Me and Che by Chris Mackie


Somewhere Out in Space by Chris Mackie


Wolverine by Chris Mackie


Jack The Joker by Chris Mackie


Onto The Next Chapter by Chris Mackie


Age of Heroes by Chris Mackie


Lennon and me by Chris Mackie


Mr Lennon by Chris Mackie


Harriet by Chris Mackie


Comfortably Numb by Chris Mackie

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