Date:24 December, 2020
CHRIS DENOVAN was born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1983.
He graduated with a National Diploma from Ruth Prowse School of Fine Art with a body of work focusing on Portraiture depicting Prejudice and Discrimination in gender and ethnicity.
In 2006 Chris began studies at ‘The Animation School’ where he won 1st prize for the ‘Creating Characters Competition’ and graduated with internationally recognised certificates for Animation Programs; Maya and 3D studio Max.
In 2008 Chris signed on at the animation studio ‘Clockwork Zoo’ as head of the backgrounds department developing international shows such as Florries Dragons, Caillou, and Mr Bebe.
In 2011 Chris left the Clockwork Zoo studios to focus on his fine art career. He has exhibited his paintings in various group shows locally in South Africa while developing his own personal style.
In 2014 Chris was selected to partake in The Success Academy’s Art Auction in Pretoria that raised funds for AARP (Art Against Rhino Poaching). He was later shortlisted for the Vuleka Competition at Art b in Bellville Cape Town.