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Chris Watts completed his BFA at UNC-Charlotte focusing primarily on painting and digital media after attending the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Wroclaw, Poland, where he studied printmaking. His work has been included in the Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center’s first International Painting Annual and is part of the Drawing Center Viewing Program in New York, NY. He has been featured in solo exhibitions at Davidson College and Duke University and was awarded Summer Residency at the McColl Center for Visual Arts in 2010; He has also been selected for various group exhibitions including the ‘2012 North Carolina Artist Exhibition’ at the Center for Performing Arts in Raleigh NC and the ‘3rd Annual Contemporaries Signature Event: Palate to Palette’ at the McColl Center for Visual Art. Watts’ Charlotte debut solo exhibition, ‘American Gods’, will travel to the Artspace Visual Art Center located in downtown Raleigh NC. This show is set to open in the Winter of 2012.