Christopher Statton proudly graduated from San Francisco State University (SFSU) with a BA in Communication Studies. As a graduate student at SFSU, he explores the use of art as a tool for community organizing. Statton individually and collaboratively painted murals addressing housing and economic justice throughout San Francisco, USA and Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Currently a member of the San Francisco Poster Syndicate, Statton actively performs public art as a means of social justice messaging.
In 2013, Statton was the recipient of the San Francisco Film Critic Circle’s Marlon Riggs Award for courage and vision in the Bay Area film community. The same year he received the San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors’ Certificate of Honor.