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Gary (Chris) Christopherson
Growing up near Nelson, WI, now lives and creates sculpture there after living and creating in University Park, MD (greater Washington, DC).
Wrote science fiction novels - The Thrive! Endeavor and black box - and children's books - T!rrific [terrific] - What will you do to thrive? and Angel, Creator of Artful Things. Amazon
Wrote books about building a thriving future including Thrive! - Building a Thriving Future and Thrive! - People's Guide to a Thriving Future. Amazon
Throughout his career, has worked on national and local policy issues and on health/human service systems, models and reform. His major priority is building a thriving future. Thrive! Website - ThrivingFuture.org
Background on Sculpture
Has created over 150 Thrive! sculptures under signature GChris. His primary artistic influence is Alexander Calder.
Thrive! abstract sculpture by GChris supports our building a thriving future for all forever.
Sculptures utilize natural materials - copper/wood. Are to be interacted with and gently touched. Sizes range from a foot to dozen feet. Some make sounds; some remain silent. Some move physically; some conceptually. All generate shadows, a second image.
Background on Policy & Management
Founder, "Thrive! and "HealthePeople
Acting Asst Sec for Health Affairs, DoD
Sen Adv to Chief Operating Officer, CMS, DHHS
Assoc Dir, Off of Presidential Personnel, White House.
Senior Fellow, Institute of Medicine, NAS
Senior Fellow, National Academy of Public Administration
Chief Information Officer, Veterans Health, VA
Dir of Health Legis, House Select Committee on Aging.
BA in Poli. Sci. and MS in Urban/Regional Planning from U. of WI - Madison.
Doctoral work, John Hopkins Public Health.
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