CVL ART (Chris Van Loan Sr.)

 I am a painter, musician and filmmaker. Painting is my meditation and passion.

Early in my painting career I heard a voice in my head tell me that I should, "..never be afraid of what the paint may or may not reveal...". In my purest artistic moments, I follow this advice and intuitively paint what I feel. I also use techniques and principles that I've learned while studying Reiki and Tai Chi to relay a feeling of movement in my art.

  • Resident artist at the Austin Art Space Gallery

  • Curator and featured artist at the 2017 Veterans Art Exhibition

  • Art has been displayed at several Austin, TX area exhibitions

  • Bass guitar paintings have been used as the logo for the 2016 and 2017 Austin Bass Workshop

  • Awarded the 2014 Best Short Documentary Director Award at the Capital City (Austin) Black Film Festival.

  • Member of the Austin Visual Arts Association

  • Lead singer for the Best Cover Band at the 2012 H.A.A.M Corporate Battle of the Bands

  • Founder of the Facebook group: 

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