Home / Today in Milwaukee / Chris Crites

Chris Crites

Today @ the Paper Boat Boutique and Gallery

Feb. 4, 2008
Google plus Linkedin Pinterest

Chris Crites has branded himself as the Bag Painter, and it’s easy enough to see why. In place of the traditional canvas, he paints directly onto recycled paper shopping bags. Crites, who has a particular affinity for iconic images, Andy Warhol-styled pop art and, most uniquely, painted mug shots, is displaying a selection of his recent work at the Paper Boat Boutique and Gallery throughout February.

Poll

A Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission panel upheld the firing of former Milwaukee Police officer Christopher Manney for violating department rules last April when he encountered Dontre Hamilton before fatally shooting him. Do you agree with the commission’s decision?

Getting poll results. Please wait...