Christopher Paul Dean was born an hour north of London in Milton Keynes, England. Dean has an Undergraduate Degree in Contemporary Applied Arts from the University of Hertfordshire (England), and a Masters Degree in Sculpture from The Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta. Since 2010 Dean has worked as an Artist Assistant in Denmark (Folk Art School, Holbæk), Detroit (Cranbrook Academy of Art), Atlanta and Mexico (U.S Consulate, Monterrey). As well as managing his own studio in Dallas, TX, Dean is also lead assistant to multimedia Artist Gabriel Dawe.
Dean has exhibited in numerous locations including London, NYC, Dallas, multiple locations in GA and in 2017 showed work at UNTITLED as part of SCAD at Art Basel Miami Beach. In 2020, Dean was awarded a commission for a large-scale installation to be on permanent display at Georgia Tech Campus Safety Building.