Chris Mars


a five x five client, surrealist painter chris mars... 

Prior to gaining critical acclaim as a "Neo Grotesque" painter, Mars became internationally known in the music world as the drummer for the Replacements. His additional accomplishments include work in the filmmaking world, creating animation and live-action shorts. Mars’ oil paintings are in the permanent collections of many museum collections, and feature prominently in museum exhibits throughout North America. In 2011 a selection of his film shorts screened at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Mars exhibited his paintings in 2013 at Halle St. Pierre, Paris, France.