OBEY YOUR MASTER An Art Tribute to Metallica Exhibit A Gallery, January 20, 2012 It’s 1986 and I’m an awkward teen struggling with post-puberty in junior high in a small town in Northern California. It’s gym class and the objects of my raging hormones are two beautiful young stoner girls, each adorned in concert tees [...]
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"Chad is a Damn Genius who has the uncanny ability to pull the best out of his models without saying much at all. He captures the moment between moments; the exhale of each moment. In a word, Chad is Extraordinary. The proof is in his work."
"Chad Michael Ward is the bomb.com, end of story."
"Never in my life have I had so much blood on my body. It was sexy, fun and my deep throat photo is my favorite!! <3 my Chad!"
"Chad is fucking awesome! One step in this man's mind and you'll never want to leave <3"
"Chad Michael Ward is an absolute wonder to work with. Not only do I feel sexy and comfortable on our shoots ... but the end result always exceeds my expectations."
"Chad Michael Ward is a master of the storytelling craft. His imagery, both still and moving, reaches deep into the darkest corners of the mind, combining the macabre and the sensuous... Revealing humanity's secret daydream atrocities. CMW taps into our most excitable of emotions with a blend of fear and human sexuality. Like an erotic car accident we can not look away from. "
-Dave Navarro, Musician
"Love your work...fantastic..."
-Nikki Sixx, Musician
Mötley Crüe, Sixx:A.M.
"I am astounded by the energy that Chad captures in his photographs. I am a huge fan."
-Derek Mears, Actor
Friday the 13th, Predators, Pirates of the Caribbean 4
"Chad is a chill genius; his work is compositionally stunning and his appreciation of beauty is haunting."
-Kristina Klebe, Actress
Halloween, Zone of the Dead
"Ive worked with some of the biggest photographers in the industry and I have to admit that Chad always made me feel extremely comfortable and at ease. A total pro that produced an amazing product. Always looking forward to working with Chad!"
-Sin Quirin, Musician
ex-Ministry, Revolting Cocks, Lords Of Acid
“He's like a lost brother I found one day at a convention.”
– Tim Bradstreet, Artist
Bad Planet, Hellblazer, Punisher
“I see new things in your art every time I look. Bastard.”
– Ben Templesmith, Writer/Artist
30 Days of Night, Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse
“...he does have a good eye, doesn't he?”
– John Cassaday, Artist
Astonishing X-Men, Planetary
"Chad Michael Ward gives me nightmares.”
– Steve Niles, Writer
30 Days of Night
“Chad's work is really a series of the deepest and often times, darkest hole of a cancerous imagination. Photography is merely his medium of expression”
– Pearry Reginald Teo, Director
The Gene Generation, Necromentia, Witchville
“Innovative, impressive, magnificent.”
– MARQUIS Magazine
“I want to see Chad send nuns to confession.”