Chris Hampton

Chris Hampton is a Hamilton-based freelance arts and culture writer. His work has appeared elsewhere in The New York Times, the Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, The Walrus, and Canadian Art. Find him on Instagram: @chris.hampton

Latest from Chris Hampton

Meet the master glassworker who has been keeping the exquisite art alive for over four decades

At 70 years old, Sirius Glassworks founder Peter Gudrunas is sharing his craft with a new generation.

Sculptureaday will teach you how to find art everywhere

Everyday items can create peculiar forms, and this project exhibits what rewards we can find by looking more closely at the world around us.

It's a pandemic and all her toddler's meals are on the floor, so this mom found the art in the mess

Karina Garcia Casanova's playful new series highlights the unsung labour of mothers during the pandemic.

Kareem-Anthony Ferreira reassembles memories of Ontario and Trinidad to paint his life growing up

The Hamilton-based painter has turned his family's photo albums into defining works of art.

How much food can you grow and give away under the guise of an art project?

Adam Basanta's Artist Survival Station pushes the limits of the artist residency to distribute free fresh produce in his Montreal neighbourhood.

Can you weave a landscape? A poem? A memory?

Ariel Bader-Shamai was just looking for a way to keep her hands busy at home during isolation — but she found something much more.

Indie cinemas are getting creative during COVID-19 — but is it enough to survive?

Independent theatres are relying on everything from virtual screenings to popcorn sales to stay afloat during the pandemic.

5 stress-relieving activities recommended by art therapists that you can try at home right now

You can use items you have lying around the house, and most importantly, no art experience is necessary.

This artist is paying tribute to Canada's hidden military history — by throwing his prints in a lake

The Avro Arrow has fascinated David Trautrimas since childhood, so he decided to honour its mythology and legacy.

Try to escape the gig economy with this artist collective's new video game

GIGCO is the first release by indie game studio SpekWork — but just like the labour market's new normal, it ain't easy.