Born in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Chris Walsh received a BFA in printmaking from the University of New Hampshire in 1978 and graduated from Pratt Institute in 1983 with an MFA in Painting. He lived and exhibited in the New York City area for 27 years before moving to Toronto with his wife and son in 2008. He has exhibited in solo and group shows in New York, Toronto, and New Hampshire and his art is included in private and public collections, including PepsiCo, the Port Authority of New York/New Jersey, and the Yale University Art Gallery.