Since leaving University of Central Oklahoma in 2007, Chris Paul Thompson, has dedicated his life to a pursuit of the commercial arts and encouraging others to find ways to express themselves. Through photography, marketing design, and consulting, Chris built a name for himself under the Chrisp Images brand.
After years building his brand in Oklahoma City, OK, Chris headed to Dallas in pursuit of new opportunities. He quickly found himself working with Def Jam artist Bone, and Sony Music artist Party Boyz and Dj Mr Rogers. While in Dallas he also designed for Triple D Gear, Rich Minds Records, Chenapan, and consulted for Nerdy Fresh Clothing.
2012 brought a move to Los Angeles and lots of new clients. One of the first of which was Sorella Boutique, which he helped develop a consistent visual presence for their e-commerce store and social marketing. Another early California client was MiKO Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills, for which he created marketing collateral and grew social media following. He went on to work with several other boutiques and brands such as Lainarauma.com, Lacebytanaya.com, dbluedazzled.com, Last Kings Clothing and Mint Swim by Draya Michelle. His love for music also led him to work with more musical acts including Paloma Ford, Tyga, Goldilox, Tyrese, V Bozeman, songwriter Makeba Riddick and Travis Scott. He co founded Studio6 a collaborative workspace in DTLA and also had a studio in the Fairfax district where he collaborated with Mizzle of YOUth and helped accelerate the career of multi platform artist Blue the Great.
In 2016 Chris was the Lead Photographer for Fivefour Clothing where he shot collaborators like Robert Geller, Poggy the Man, Mark Mcnairy. He shot all photos for their website fivefourclub.com. He also created advertisements for lookbooks and online.