Chad Burnette received his BFA in graphic design from UTC while working as the art director of the Chattanooga Outlook. He moved to Nashville to work as a commercial artist, developing a technique for acid staining photos into concrete. He used this process to create sculptures and other custom pieces for businesses and high end real estate. Upon returning to Chattanooga, Chad teaches art at the Center for Creative Arts, Chattanooga’s Fine Arts Magnet School. He lives on Signal Mountain with his wife Elizabeth and their two children, Finley (6) and Forbes (2).