Chris Silva

Though born in Puerto Rico, Chris Silva’s creative pursuits are firmly rooted in Chicago's urban culture. Since the late 80s Chris has been a prominent figure in Chicago’s graffiti and skateboarding scenes. From his solid graffiti art education he went on to play a significant role in the development of what is now commonly referred to as "street art". For the past several years, he has been working on commissions, exploring gallery oriented work, and leading community-based mural/mosaic projects with various Chicago arts organizations. As a self taught sound artist with roots in DJ culture, Chris also anchors a collaborative recording project known as,This Mother Falcon.