About this site

Chris is an illustrator and printmaker based in Los Angeles. He's worked as an artist in both feature and television animation and has contributed illustrations to publications and children's books.

Email: chris@christurnham.com

LOS ANGELES THEATER
Built in 1931, The Los Angeles Theater was the last of the great movie theaters to open up in downtown LA during the heyday of the grand movie palaces that were built on Broadway. The premiere of Chaplin’s City Lights started a three-decade long span of popularity at the theater until attendance dropped and the doors closed in 1994. Now it’s mostly used as a filming location for film and television.Prints are available in my shop.

LOS ANGELES THEATER

Built in 1931, The Los Angeles Theater was the last of the great movie theaters to open up in downtown LA during the heyday of the grand movie palaces that were built on Broadway. The premiere of Chaplin’s City Lights started a three-decade long span of popularity at the theater until attendance dropped and the doors closed in 1994. Now it’s mostly used as a filming location for film and television.

Prints are available in my shop.

Posted on Tuesday, June 3rd 2014

THE ENNIS HOUSE
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the Ennis house was built in 1924 in the the hills above Los Feliz. The dwelling is one of four houses designed by Wright in Los Angeles that utilize concrete block construction and is inspired by Mayan architecture. The house has been used in many film productions including the original House on Haunted Hill and most famously in Blade Runner.
Prints are available in my online shop.

THE ENNIS HOUSE

Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the Ennis house was built in 1924 in the the hills above Los Feliz. The dwelling is one of four houses designed by Wright in Los Angeles that utilize concrete block construction and is inspired by Mayan architecture. 

The house has been used in many film productions including the original House on Haunted Hill and most famously in Blade Runner.

Prints are available in my online shop.

Posted on Thursday, December 19th 2013

LA RIVER AND HYPERION BRIDGE
- 6-color, hand-pulled screenprint- 24”x 14”- Edition size of 40
The Los Angeles River is a natural river that flows from the western mountains of the San Fernando Valley, down through LA county and out to the Pacific ocean through Long Beach. Once a free-flowing river, now it’s contained on a fix path via a concrete channel. The river is a haven for wildlife amidst the urban sprawl of the city. The Hyperion Bridge is one of the many bridges that spans its length.Note: The original limited edition screenprint version of this print has sold out. I’ve made smaller open edition giclee prints available in my online shop.

LA RIVER AND HYPERION BRIDGE

- 6-color, hand-pulled screenprint
- 24”x 14”
- Edition size of 40

The Los Angeles River is a natural river that flows from the western mountains of the San Fernando Valley, down through LA county and out to the Pacific ocean through Long Beach. Once a free-flowing river, now it’s contained on a fix path via a concrete channel. The river is a haven for wildlife amidst the urban sprawl of the city. The Hyperion Bridge is one of the many bridges that spans its length.

Note: The original limited edition screenprint version of this print has sold out. I’ve made smaller open edition giclee prints available in my online shop.

Posted on Tuesday, December 10th 2013