About Palehorse

Based out of: St. Petersburg
With more than a decade of experience as a professional illustrator and fine artist, Chris Parks, better known as Palehorse, creates highly detailed work that draws influence from his roots and an ongoing fascination for Southeast Asian and Latin culture, mythology and spiritual practices. His clients include Under Armour, Modelo, Sonos, Hasbro and WWE, and his gallery work has been exhibited in Miami during Art Basel, Los Angeles, New York, Berlin, Jakarta and more. He is also a founding member of the SHINE St. Petersburg Mural Festival, serving as co-curator and organizer from 2015-2017.

About the Mural

Temple of Eternal Bliss

Guardian lions protecting the temple entrance represent the indestructible nature of the Self and our ability to realize universal truth and absolute freedom in any age.

Pale Horse (Chris Parks) completed this mural in 9 days with his brother Matt Parks. They practiced on a constructed wall in Chris’ backyard prior to the festival.

Along with his wife Michelle, Chris is a founding organizer and curator of SHINE. This was his first time being featured as an artist. Chris is an accomplished illustrator and fine artist. His work is highly detailed and draws influence from his roots combined with Southeast Asian and Latin culture, mythology and spiritual practices.

Title: Temple of Eternal Bliss

Address: 500 24th St S

Building: Bayboro Brewing

Installation Date: 2019