MacDowell Colony Fellowship

I am pleased to announce that I have received a MacDowell Colony Fellowship for November/December 2019.

Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts

I am pleased to anounce that I will be attending a residency at the Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts in Saratoga, Wyoming during the month of October 2019.

Pratt Institute Faculty Development Grant

I am pleased that I have received a Pratt Institute Faculty Development Grant for travel support out west for plein air painting while on sabbatical during the fall of 2019.

April Arts Lab: Could Study | Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge | New York

"Inspired by the exhibit of plein air paintings of Fort Tilden by artist Chris Wright, the April Arts Lab will feature a discussion and exploration of different cloud formations. Everyone will leave with their own interpretation of a cloud study."

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge | New York

Fort Tilden: Paintings by Chris Wright

A solo show of recent work

Opening Saturday, April 7 from 2-4 PM | Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge | New York

National Park Service, Jamaica Bay Spring 2018 Program Guide


National Park Service

U.S. Department of the Interior

Visitors Programs and Events Spring 2018

Jamaca Bay, New York

Foundry Journal - Issue Three

I have three paintings featured alongside poems by Anne Gorrick, Eloisa Amezcua and Xandria Phillips in Foundry Journal - Issue Three.


Pratt in Venice Summer 2016


June 8–July 20, 2016

Pratt in Venice is a six-week, fully-accredited summer program that takes place in June and July. Undergraduate students may enroll for six to eight credits; graduate students may enroll for six to nine credits. Students study painting, drawing/printmaking, art history, and/or materials and techniques of Venetian art on site in Venice. The program integrates studio art with art history, and welcomes the interaction of the disciplines. Pratt collaborates with the Università Internazionale dell’Arte and Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice. Group visits outside of the city, including to Padua and Bassano/Maser, are included. Students from any department at Pratt may apply; applications from non-Pratt students are also welcome.

New York Foundation for the Arts
Montserrat College of Art - Summer Immersive Program

Painting the Still Life and More

Instructor: Chris Wright

Monday - Friday 9am – 4pm | June 29 - July 3, 2015


For questions, please contact the Continuing Education Office at 978.921.4242 x 1202 or email