Christian Arrecis is an Illinois-based artist working primarily in photography and drawing and is a current artist-in-residence at Side Street Studio Arts in Elgin, Illinois. He has participated in group and solo exhibitions including Side Street Studio Arts, Elgin, IL; greymatter gallery, Milwaukee, WI; Contemporary Art Center, Peoria, IL; Olin Gallery, Washington-Jefferson College, Washington, PA; and Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL.
His teaching experience includes Illinois Central College, Kishwaukee College, Northern Illinois University and Waubonsee Community College, as well as various workshops and after-school programming. He is also co-curator and co-founder of The Exhibition Project.
He earned his MFA in art from Northern Illinois University in 2008.