Chris Alvarez has been helping artists and “non-artists” of all ages learn to see and express in new ways through a variety of classes and workshops since 2002. He’s taught figure drawing and oil painting at UCCS, PPCC, Cottonwood Center for the Arts and the Alvarez Art School.
He is a well known regional oil painter, who enjoys finding interest and beauty in unlikely places.
Chris enjoys trail running, birding, juggling and collecting vinyl records. Married to Martha Alvarez, Chris is the father of two elfin children who remind him to pay attention, be present and notice the beauty in everyday moments.