Christopher Willett was born in 1959. He is a is a Bucks County painter with a family lineage of artists, as Willett, is also a descendant of the renowned painter Edward Hicks. From his early childhood to the present, Willett carried his natural talent and kept on the tradition in the arts. Currently as a painter in the New Hope, Bucks County Impressionist style- he works full time in the mediums of oil on board or canvas, and watercolor.
A scene of iconic Flatiron in New York City depicting the snow storm in a most intimate, yet energetic way. Christopher is known for capturing the beauty and simplicity of an earlier time of the 20th Century; old New York, families working together, villages and farms and friends taking walks together. Many are depicted in recognizable historic settings and this piece is an excellent example of this as he captures a snow-filled historic setting of the Flatiron Building with the calm, endearing charm of Manhattan. Christopher engages his audience with the quick use of brushwork and a great attention to picking up the energy passionately of his subjects.