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Master Sergeant Christopher Thiel

Master Sergeant Christopher Thiel served as the Soldier-Artist at the U.S. Army Center of Military History, Museum Division from 2006-2008. Prior to coming to CMH, he was assigned at the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss where he graduated in May 2006.
Master Sergeant Christopher Thiel is a 25Z, Visual Information Operations Chief, and has served as the Operations SGM, Fort Meade DPTMS; Student Company AIT 1SG and Chief Instructor of the Instructor Training Course, Defense Information School, Fort Meade; Operations NCOIC, V Corps G2, Heidelberg, Germany; Graphics NCOIC, III Corps G3, Fort Hood.

The following pieces of artwork are representative of MSG Thiel’s work .


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Another Day at the Office, Iraq
MSG Christopher Thiel, 2006
18'x24' Oil

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Brothers in Arms, Iraq
MSG Christopher Thiel, 2006
18"x24" Charcoal

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Disarming the Sword, 744th EOD
MSG Christopher Thiel, 1999
18"x24" Charcoal

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Beyond the Call: Pvt. G. Watson, MOH
MSG Christopher Thiel, 1999
18"x24" Watercolor

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Sgt. F. Curry, MOH
MSG Christopher Thiel, 1999
18"x24" Charcoal

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MOTBY Pieta
(MTMC Bayonne, NJ)
MSG Christopher Thiel, 1999
18"x24" Charcoal/Pastel

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Chain Gang MOTBY
(MTMC Bayonne, NJ)
MSG Christopher Thiel, 2006
18"x24" Charcoal

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Henry Andreotti-Stevedore
(MTMC San Francisco, CA)
MSG Christopher Thiel, 1999
18"x24" Oil

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POV: Pre Release
(MTMC Bayonne, NJ)
MSG Christopher Thiel, 1999
18"x24" Pencil

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Loading Rail: Pre-Board Inspection
(MTMC San Francisco, CA)
MSG Christopher Thiel, 1999
18"x24" Watercolor

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MTMC Humanity Day 1998
(San Francisco, CA)
MSG Christopher Thiel, 1998
18"x24" Oil on paper

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Front Toward Enemy 1
(MDW Training)
MSG Christopher Thiel, 1999
18"x24" Charcoal

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1 SG Vic Fernandez, Kuwait, 2006
MSG Christopher Thiel, 2006
18"x24" Charcoal and Pastel

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Go Time - Air Assault
MSG Christopher Thiel, 1999
18"x24" Charcoal

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Masters of Chaos: ODA 563, 5SFG(A), Dec 2001
MSG Christopher Thiel, 2006
16"x20" Charcoal