Chris Collins is a sculptor and found object artist. Born and raised in Alabama, he has a BFA in painting from University of Montevallo and an MFA from Memphis College of Art. For the last decade, he has been primarily engaged with the metal casting process, working in several foundries, and becoming a highly skilled foundry artisan in that period of time. His current work deals with themes of technology, science, nature and the passage of time.
In addition to his art practice, Chris is co-owner of Santa Fe Collective, a boutique gallery and multipurpose art space. Apart from art and work, he is an avid hiker and a prolific gardener. He lives in Santa Fe, NM and is married to artist Jennifer Joseph.
Collins received his BFA from University of Montevallo, and his MFA from Memphis College of Art.