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Chris Carpunky has been performing magic since 1989 at the age of 19 (late start). He has been performing for 30 years. He was inspired after watching a David Copperfield special on television and has never looked back. He immediately went to the library the next day and started reading every book he could on the art of magic.
After much study and just a year after watching that magic show, he was performing for audiences in St. Louis and the Alton, IL area.
1. Chris Carpunky has more documented 5 Star reviews than any other magician in the St. Louis and Riverbend Area.
2. Chris Carpunky has appeared on Fox2 News twice and Show Me St. Louis twice.
3. Chris Carpunky was invited by NBC to be one of the first 10 to audition when 'America's Got Talent' came to St. Louis. However, he declined the offer due to a family members illness at that time.
4. Chris Carpunky was teaching magic as a non credit course at Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville when he was only 26 years old (1996).
5. Chris Carpunky has one several awards for his 5 star reviews including Gigmasters 5 star award in 2011, 2015 and in 2017 won the Best Magicians in St. Louis in 2017 from Expertise.
6. Chris Carpunky has lots of fans and almost 1,600 'likes' on Social Media. Facebook: Magician Chris Carpunky
7. Chris Carpunky is a member of the Society of American Magicians. The Society of American Magicians, founded on May 10, 1902, in Martinka’s famous magic shop in New York City, New York, is the oldest and most prestigious magical society in the world. For over a century it has promoted the ideals shared by Kellar, Houdini, Thurston and more than 50,000 others world-wide who have held membership in the society. Those ideals include the elevation of the Art of Magic, the promotion of harmony among magicians, and the opposition of the unnecessary public exposure of magical effects.