Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1951, Chod Stine was raised in
Baltimore, Ohio, where he worked as a commercial artist, drawing illustrations
for the Fairfield county newspaper when he was 12 years old. Chod continued
developing his artistic talents, sculpturing in fiberglass, latex, acrylics,
wood, painting in every medium, and today he is renown as a Key West folk
Chod’s public art is appreciate throughout Key West. He has captured Key West history, passion and presence in his work. Traveling back in time with his painting of “Key West coconuts”, “The Honeyboys”, “Cuba”, “Hemingway”, “IX.I.I.”, “Boys with spanish limes”, “Tony Barcelo”, and “Mr. King”.
Chod Stine has been a professional artist for more than 30 years. His collectors are international. He is both a painter and a sculptor. His style is vast and various, ranging from classic portraiture, to photo realism, to abstract expressionism.
Chod currently lives in Key West, Florida where his art can be seen almost everywhere, in banks, public buildings, murals, city transit busses, art galleries and cigar shops.