Core Team Profile

Chris Black

Creative Paint Lead

Chris Black is an artist and designer who studied in Italy and has a B.F.A. in Drawing and Painting from the University of Georgia. Chris has been working in the entertainment industry for more than 25 years. He has worked in multiple disciplines within the industry, from movies and television to live theater and theme parks. From these experiences, he has developed a Vast variety of creative skills and techniques required to deliver complex thematic finishes.


  • Field Art Director / Artisan, Walt Disney Imagineering
    • Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, CA
    • Pandora: The World of Avatar – DISNEY’S Animal Kingdom, Lake Buena Vista, FL
    • Treasure Cove / Pirates of the Caribbean – Shanghai Disney Resort, Shangha, China
  • Blacklight Attractions
    • Monsters, Inc. Mike and Sulley to the Rescue – Disneyland, Anaheim, CA
    • Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters – Disneyland, Anaheim, CA
  • Movies and Television
    • “Team America, World Police” – Paramount Pictures
    • “Friends” / “The Jaime Foxx Show” / “Nikki” – Warner Bros Studios
  • Murals
    • “It’s a small world” / Disneyland – Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo, Japan
    • The Luxor / The Stratosphere / The Showboat / The Monte Carlo Casinos – Las Vegas, NV