Bio

Curriculum Vita

Christopher M. Gauthiér is a photographer teaching in the Art and Behavioral Sciences department at Illinois Central College in Peoria, IL.  He received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Ohio University in Photography in 2003 and a Bachelors of Arts degree in Cinema and Photography from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 1997.   Christopher has a diverse national and international exhibition record.   He regularly lectures on topics related to his personal work,photography, art education, autism and learning differences.  Some highlights include a TEDx talk, “Evidence and Artifacts: Facing Autism”, “Advocacy, Art and Engaging Autism”, an exhibition at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities 2012 Conference, and a presentation at the symposium, “We Could Be Heroes: Monsters and Heroes in Contemporary Art”, hosted by Brigham Young University Museum of Art.  Most recently, he was invited to participate in the 2017 Emergence exhibition at the Peoria Riverfront Museum.

Christopher currently sits on the Board of Trustees for The Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning (ICDL) and the advisory boards of the US Autism and Asperger Association, and the Madison House Autism Foundation.   His photography can be found in the permanent collections of the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson MS; Webster University, The Netherlands; and in the Koltsovo Airport, Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation.

 

Salt Flats, Rozel Point, Great Salt Lake, Utah, 2015

Salt Flats, Rozel Point, Great Salt Lake, Utah, 2015