Christopher M. Gauthiér is an Associate Professor of Photography 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 an active national and international exhibition record, and has recently enjoyed participating in local exhibitions including the Emergence exhibition at the Peoria Riverfront Museum in 2017 and the 2019 exhibition at Peoria Magazine. He regularly lectures on topics related to his personal work, photography, art education, autism and learning differences.
Christopher currently sits on the Board of Trustees for The Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning (ICDL), 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