Bealart is where he fell in love with clay. Chris went on to study at Georgian College in Barrie and has since worked in almost every facet of the pottery business, from building electric kilns, teaching courses and workshops across the province, and producing gift ware and ceramic artwork for the international market. Chris has also completed a number of private commissions for everything from liturgical pieces to commemorative plaques and recognition awards.
Currently, Chris is Director of Artistic Programming at the London Clay Art Centre, as well as a Ceramics Professor at Lambton College in Sarnia, Ontario and serves as President for FUSION: The Ontario Clay and Glass Association. His work continues to be shown at festivals and galleries across Ontario and he continues to teach, give workshops, and develop his award winning work.