About Me

I am a Graphic Designer and Illustrator currently working at SPOON Exhibits & Events in Rochester, New York. At SPOON, I create tradeshow booth graphics, physical and digital marketing materials, presentations, videos / animations, and interactive touchscreen experiences. I also do freelance design, web design, and illustration work.

I am particularly interested in advertising and have a very strong desire to learn new things, in graphic design and all other fields.

Self Portrait

Major Life Accomplishments

1993
Discovered that those little red cheese-spreading sticks that come with Kraft cheese and cracker snack packs can be jammed into the seat belt receptacles on school buses and then launched at other elementary school students at extremely high speeds. Started a sensation that spread to other buses and school districts, all around the world.

1998
Met Tony Danza

2011
Worked at Crispin Porter + Bogusky

2016
Successfully completed long-term project of training self to write with left hand. Am now an ambidextrible.

Praise for Chris Philson

“I don’t know what that is, but I like it.”
Rob Reilly, Former Partner / Worldwide Chief Creative Officer,
Crispin Porter + Bogusky

“Shocked…great catch, Chris! You win the Golden Pipes Award.”
Orrie Capone, VP Sales & Marketing,
SPOON Exhibits & Events

“You look like Tom Cruise. Mi2 Tom Cruise.”
Man in Movie Theater

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