Chris Gorz of StudioChris Chicago Neighborhood Posters connects people with their favorite Chicago neighborhoods through bold iconic art. Merging his passions for art, architecture, and Chicago history he creates posters celebrating Chicago's beloved neighborhoods.
"I love to illustrate historic neighborhood icons that people walk past every day in a style that brings them to life in a bold, fresh way,” he says. “As I meet people I am able to share the fascinating stories behind each of the neighborhoods and see people grow their Chicago knowledge and neighborhood pride.”
Chris grew up on Chicago's southwest side in the Clearing neighborhood and he studied graphic design and advertising at Columbia College in South Loop. He has also lived in Lincoln Park, Rogers Park, Andersonville, and he currently resides in Old Irving Park with his wife. His day job is at a Fortune 100 company where his work has received national and international recognition.