Chris Palmer is a Fine Artist who has specialized in traditional and modern geometric art, ornament, textile design, digital fabrication and folding. He is currently GIS Visualization Lab manager in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at UC San Diego. In 1995 he developed a novel technique for folding fabric and published a book called Shadowfolds about it with his co-author Jeff Rutzky. He is one of the featured artists in a feature-length documentary about origami called Between the Folds.