Born September 28 of 1981, Chris Savido is a Pittsburgh PA native. Creative by nature, Chris expanded his natural abilities by studying various mediums on his own and in class. In high school Chris drew every day, painted murals and began learning airbrush and jewelry making techniques. After high school, Chris attended Syracuse University School of Visual and Preforming Arts, where he earned a BFA in Illustration. In May of 2003, Chris graduated from Syracuse and moved to New York City where he began freelancing and working as a bench jeweler. The end of 2004, brought Chris global media attention for his "controversial" painting, Bush Monkeys . Today, Chris lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh PA where he spends his time creating custom jewelry and creative design.