2021

I am currently (Autumn) working in acrylic on 8×10 inch stretched canvas. Below are images of the paintings in this ongoing series. (Not pictured are in progress). To purchase contact Chris at chrisgentesart @ gmail.com

01. Vincent Van Gogh

02. Frida Kahlo

03. Pearl Street Nightclub. Private Collection.

04. Used Books. Private Collection.

05. Boathouse. Private Collection.

06. Fitzwilly’s. Private Collection.

07. State St. Fruit . $40.

08. Local Burger. $40.

09. Pops. $40.

10. State St. Fruit 2. $40.

11. Upper Main Street. Private Collection.

12. Tunnel Bar. $50.

13. King Street. Collaboration with Sam Gas Can. $80.

14. News Boxes. $40.

15. ‘Alvin. Private Collection.

16. Under the Bridge. Private Collection.

17. Boat House 2.

18. Pops 2. $40.

19. Broadside Books. Collaboration with Sam Gas Can.

20. A Snowy Day. $40.

21. Art Sign.

22. Boathouse 3

23. A Snowy Day 2. Private Collection.

24. Upper Main Street 2.

25. Coffee & A Car

26. Osaka.

January-April

I began the year with a series of 12×12 inch paintings, in grayscale.

01 Chickadee on a Branch
02 Chickadee Close-up
03 Polar Bear
04 Frida Kahlo
05 Silverscape
06 Carolus-Duran (after Sargent)
07 Hemingway Typing
08 Sylvia Plath
09 Hemingway Close-up
10 Marilyn
11 Bicycle in Studio
12 Short-eared Owl
13 Short-eared Owl Close-up
14 Short-eared Owl Eyes
15 Hemingway Writing
16 Hemingway Writing Close-up

After this series I worked on a group of about 20 additional 12×12 paintings. Some finished, some in the works.

2020 Art Index

Book Cover Designs

Monthly cover design for series of alt lit book.

Ghost Town Drawings

Six 5×7 inch pencil drawings of downtown Northampton created in April 2020 for the book Ghost Town.

5×7 inch Black & White Artwork

All drawings on 5 (width) x 7 (height) inch archival board (card).
Each drawing is labeled on the upper left (reverse side) in ink:
index number, title, month, and year completed. Signed by the artist.
Key to mediums used. Codes listed after the titles.
1. Graphite, pencil and/or charcoal.
2. Wax pencil, china marker, and/or crayon.
3. Chalk.
4. Ink, gel pen, pen, ink pad, and/or marker.
5. Acrylic paint.
6. Collage—added paper.
7. Glue.
8. Scotch tape.

JULY 2020

001 Study One. 1, 2, 4
001 Study One

002 Study Two. 1, 2, 4.
002 Study Two

003 Study Three. 1, 2, 5.
003 Study Three

004 Study Four. 1, 2, 3, 5.
004 Study Four

005 Study Five. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
005 Study Five

006 Study Six. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
006 Study Six

007 Study Seven. 1, 2, 4, 5.
007 Study Seven

008 Ink Pad One. 4.
008 Ink Pad One

009 Ink Pad Two. 4, 5.
009 Ink Pad Two

010 Study Eight. 1, 2, 4, 5.
010 Study Eight

ongoing series …

Birds of Mars

UPCOMING SHOWS

October 29, 2022 (Saturday) Some time between 7-11pm
Bob Dylan Open Mic Experience at JJs Tavern, Florence
Band TBA

PAST SHOWS

Birds of Mars Trio @ Wild Chestnut Cafe,  Florence, MA. Sept 24, 2022
to listen on youtube click here
Chris Gentes – Tenor Saxophone
Michael Suter – Double Bass
Sir Cecil – Percussion

Chris on Sax…

“Misty”  Click to Listen
“There is No Greater Love” click to listen

Contact: Chris Gentes at chrisgentesart at gmail.com.

2019 Paintings

2019 Paintings

Contact:  ChrisGentesArt@gmail.com.

#1. Sam’s. 16 x 20 inches. Mixed media on canvas.

#2. Sam’s. 20 x 16 inches. Mixed media on canvas.

#3. Sam’s. 16 x 20 inches. Mixed media on canvas. Private Collection.

#4. Sam’s. 20 x 16 inches. Mixed media on canvas.

#5. Sam’s. 20 x 16 inches. Mixed media on canvas.

#6. Sam’s. 20 x 16 inches. Mixed media on canvas.

#7 Sam’s. 20 x 16 inches. Mixed media on canvas.

#8. State Street Fruit. 20 x 16 inches. Acrylic on canvas.

#9. State Street Fruit. 20 x 16 inches. Acrylic on canvas.

#10. State Street Fruit. 20 x 16 inches. Acrylic on canvas.

 

#11. NFD Car Masonic Street. 20×16 inches. Acrylic on canvas. Private Collection

 

#12. NFD Car Masonic Street. 20×16 inches. Acrylic on canvas.

 

#13. NFD Car Masonic Street. 20×16 inches. Acrylic on canvas. Private Collection

 

#14. NFD Car Masonic Street. 20×16 inches. Acrylic on canvas.

 

#15. Birds of Mars 001. 20×16 inches. Mixed media on canvas.

BOM001

#16. Birds of Mars 002. 20×16 inches. Mixed media on canvas.

bom002

#17. Birds of Mars 003. 20×16 inches. Mixed media on canvas.

#18. Birds of Mars 004. 20×16 inches. Mixed media on canvas.

#19. Birds of Mars 005. 20×16 inches. Mixed media on canvas.

#20. Birds of Mars 006. 16×20 inches. Mixed media on canvas.

#21. Birds of Mars 007. 20×16 inches. Mixed media on canvas.

#22. Birds of Mars 008. 20×16 inches. Mixed media on canvas.

#23. Birds of Mars 009. 20×16 inches. Mixed media on canvas.

#24. Birds of Mars 010. 20×16 inches. Mixed media on canvas.

#25. Birds of Mars 011. 20×16 inches. Mixed media on canvas.

#26. Birds of Mars 012. 20×16 inches. Mixed media on canvas.

#27. Birds of Mars 013. 20×16 inches. Mixed media on canvas.

#28. Birds of Mars 014. 12×12 inches. Acrylic and pastel on canvas.

#29. Birds of Mars 015. 12×12 inches. Acrylic and pastel on canvas.

#30. Birds of Mars 016. 12×12 inches. Acrylic and pastel on canvas.

#31. Birds of Mars 017. 12×12 inches. Acrylic and pastel on canvas.

#32. Birds of Mars 018. 12×12 inches. Acrylic and pastel on canvas.

#33. Birds of Mars 019. 12×12 inches. Acrylic and pastel on canvas.

#34. Birds of Mars 020. 12×12 inches. Acrylic and pastel on canvas.

#35. Birds of Mars 021. 12×12 inches. Acrylic and pastel on canvas.

#36. Birds of Mars 022. 12×12 inches. Acrylic and pastel on canvas.

#37. Birds of Mars 023. 12×12 inches. Acrylic and pastel on canvas.

#38. Birds of Mars 024. 12×12 inches. Acrylic and pastel on canvas.

#39. Birds of Mars 025. 12×12 inches. Acrylic and pastel on canvas.

#40. Birds of Mars 026. 12×12 inches. Acrylic and pastel on canvas.

#41. Birds of Mars 027. 12×12 inches. Acrylic and pastel on canvas.