Chriss Whipple Hardy began her art career at an early age, and studied on scholarship at the prestigious Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale and NYU. After giving birth to twin boys, Chriss left her career in commercial graphic design to pursue her passion of fine art. Since moving to Tennessee, Chriss has shown work at numerous galleries (Bennett, Hanson, Local Color, etc).
Today Chriss is using her talents to design custom color schemes and finishes, as well as continuing to paint on canvas.
Christopher Hardy began studying art under Chriss while still in grade school. Christopher attended the University of Tennessee on full academic scholarship and studied at the Universite’ Charles de Gaulle in Lille, France. While on break from his studies, Christopher helped Chriss start “The Painted Room”. Together, they have continued to offer high quality finishes and artwork to businesses and homes across the state.
Call The Painted Room at 865-414-9223 today and find out how we can make your home a work of art.
Our work is on display in many notable locations, including: The Governor’s Palace Theater The Tomb of Pigeon Forge Bruce Pearl residence Pat Summitt residence Head Coach’s office at the University of Tennessee Mayor’s office under Bill Haslam’s administration Bearden Decorating Center Prestige Cleaners Italian Market & Grill Oliver’s Grill Baker Peter’s Jazz Club Airport Honda Tennessee Collision Z-mex Grilles Cornerstone of Recovery Loope Pools Tipton Pools …. And many more