The term “Like an open book” has always resonated with me. So when working with something like a sketchbook that is so important and intimate to an artist, it made sense to have the robot with an open chest letting out and letting in emotions.
Staten Island, New York, USA, 1977. Painter.
Chris Chillemi si born and raised in New York. Comics and cartoons sparked his interest. Graffiti opened up his view of other types of artworks. Fine art kept him interested. He create a visual language of imagery that has become recognizable to the viewer. Throw in music, family and friends… Oh, and some more cartoons, and you have Chris RWK.