Chad was born in Flagstaff, Arizona, in 1971. After graduating from Northern Arizona University, he got a job in Chicago as a graphic designer. A lifelong student, Chad spent his weekends at the Chicago Art Institute studying masterworks by Cézanne, Sargent, Thiebaud, and others. Inspired by their works, he purchased an easel and began to paint pictures.
These days Chad continues to paint pictures from Phoenix, Arizona. He explores various subjects, including southwestern landscapes, desert flora, and still life imagery.
“When I engage in the painting proces...