Chris McAdoo is an artist, designer, and entrepreneur living in East Tennessee. His artistic work has been featured in numerous exhibitions, private collections, and publications around the country. An active studio artist for over twenty years, Chris is also an accomplished designer, strategist, and speaker, traveling all over the United States focusing on the power of creative thinking, entrepreneurship, and the practice of thoughtful collaboration. Chris is currently the director of strategy and engagement for the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center, home to the first official ETSY Maker City.

Chris also works with every year with Community School of the Arts “Side by Side” exhibition and sits on the board of nonprofit radio station WDVX.