[ THEARTIST ]
Chris M. Monaghan is a professional artist based out of Florida. His work has been displayed at events, in books, on buildings and on television across the country.
He enjoys street painting, wall murals, portraits, illustrations and more. Clients include the Toronto Blue Jays, Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Amplify Clearwater, Arizona State University, Farm Bureau, The Robby Steinhardt Foundation, The University of Michigan, Whirlpool Corporation and others.
Chris founded the Sidewalk Shenanigans homeschool art program which explores the history of art and encourages students to use creativity as a problem solving tool.
He is also the creator of a featured NFT project called "Ill Tempered Iguanas" through the OpenSea.io platform on the Ethereum network.
Colorado Technical University - B.A. Marketing
The University of Tokyo - Visual and Literary Culture in Nineteenth Century Japanese Art - CERT.
Designations & Memberships
"Welcome to Dexter" by Chris M. Monaghan (Amazon, B&N, etc.)
"The Magnificent 3D Coloring Book - A Sea Life Journey" (Coming 2023)
"Most Magnificent 3D Coloring Book - Bugs!" (Coming 2023)
Festivals & Events
Bartow Chalk the Walk Festival (Bartow, FL)
Clearwater Chalkful of Taste Festival (Clearwater, FL)
Trinity Art Festival (Trinity, FL)
Bloom N'Chalk Festival (Safety Harbor, FL)
Temple Terrace Chalk Fest (Temple Terrace, FL)
Gasparilla Art Festival (Tampa, FL)
Lake Worth Street Painting Festival (Lake Worth Beach, FL)
Spirited 3D Art Festival (Sarasota, FL)
Blue Ridge Chalk Festival (Blue Ridge, GA)
Arbor Lakes Chalk Fest (Maple Grove, MN)
Sarasota Art Festival (Sarasota, FL)
International Chalk Art Festival (Venice, FL)
I Madonnari (Santa Barbara, CA)
Somerset Chalkfest (Somerset, PA)
Chalktoberfest (Marietta, GA)
Dogwood Arts Festival (Knoxville, TN)
St. Joseph Chalk the Block (St. Joseph, MI)
West Michigan Chalk Festival (Grand Rapids, MI)
Columbus Chalk the Block (Columbus, OH)
Plain City Chalk Fest (Plain City, OH)
Chelsea Sounds & Sights (Chelsea, MI)
Pasadena Chalk Festival (Pasadena, CA)
Make It Manchester (Manchester, MI)
Dragon on the Lake (Lake Orion, MI)
Dexter Chalk the Block (Dexter, MI)
Bright Walls (Jackson, MI)
Arizona State University - A Journal of the Plague Year Artist Interview
WLBY AM1290 Ann Arbor Talk Radio - The Lucy Ann Lance Show Book Interview
Sun Times News - "Local Artist’s Book Spins Dexter UFO Story in a Heartwarming Way"
NBC Channel 4 Columbus, OH - "Chalk the Block Event Returns to Easton"
The Columbus Dispatch - "Chalk the Block Event Transforms Easton"
Sun Times News - "Artist Chris Monaghan Keeps the Community Entertained with His Amazing 3D Renderings"
Fox Channel 2 Detroit - Fox Morning Show Interview
Inside Knoxville - "Dogwood Arts Chalk Walk Winners 2019"
NBC Channel 11 Atlanta, GA - Morning Show
Manchester Mirror - "Third Thursdays Add Variety in Downtown Manchester"
We Love Dexter - " Street Artists Return Once Again To “Chalk The Block” At Dexter Daze"
Life In Michigan Magazine - "A2 Art & Brew Fest Featured Artists"
Hernando County Arts - Brooksville Main Street
Toronto Blue Jays
Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Robby Steinhardt (founding member of the rock band Kansas) Foundation
City of Clearwater
The University of Michigan
Michigan Farm Bureau
City of Chelsea
Ann Arbor Arts Center
Chelsea Middle School
City of Lake Orion
The Blue Tractor BBQ
Tri-County Health Consortium
The City of Dexter, MI