New York, New York
From As early as 12 years old he remembers using shapes as a part of his process. Not only do shapes have symbiotic value, Christophe recognizes the power in space and the imperativeness of using whatever he deemed necessary to elucidate an emotion—which eventually evolved from constructing works from memory as a youth, to creating enormous visual pieces in the abstract and the wildly metamorphic creations of his sculptures with both digital compositions and well crafted carvings that emphasizes the importance of finding authenticity in his own work.
In many ways, inspiration and motivation comes growing up around the strong women in his life, “My family is very creative and truly inspired me to express my creativity. My mother is a strong female entrepreneur who taught for over thirty years before becoming a principal. My aunt, Gloria Ward, managed art centers around Chicago for inner city youth so these two women were great influences.”