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Christopher Williams

Durham, NC

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Artist, musician, father, Durham, NC.

Artist, musician, father, Durham, NC.

Chris Williams is a self-trained silkscreen artist. After getting his start asking questions of local printmakers and spending countless hours on gigposters.com, he has grown Plastic Flame Press in the last decade to doing work for touring bands and universities. His most consistent work has been for Carrboro, NC's Cat's Cradle, having done several hundred posters for the club since 2005. In addition to numerous gallery shows showcasing his gigposter work, Chris has served as one of the primary artists for Raleigh's Hopscotch Music Festival and, in 2010, was invited to become a part of the Southern Folklife Collection at UNC-Chapel Hill, which now holds over 400 of his posters, prints and flyers. Chris currently works as Production Manager for INDY Week, one of the state's leading alt-weeklies. He lives in Durham, with his son, Seamus.