Christopher Reiger is a writer, photographer, and artist living in San Francisco, California. Originally from the rural Delmarva Peninsula, Christopher attended the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, before moving to New York City, where he lived and worked for a decade. He graduated from the MFA program at the School of Visual Arts (NYC) in 2002.
Christopher's visual art has been widely exhibited in the United States, including two solo shows in New York City. His work has been written about in numerous print and online publications including SEED Magazine, The Huffington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, and Tikkun Daily.
Christopher has contributed art criticism to a number of print and online journals, including ArtCat:Zine, NY Arts Magazine, Art Practical, and Square Cylinder, and his essays and short-form pieces about art, natural history, and miscellany are published in books, art and culture magazines, and online journals, as well as on his long-running blog, Hungry Hyaena.
In 2011, Christopher co-founded BAASICS (Bay Area Art & Science Interdisciplinary Collaborative Sessions), a non-profit organization dedicated to exploring contemporary topics through the juxtaposition of art and science. Christopher is currently the organization's Managing Director.
Contributions to Humans & Nature:
City Creatures blog posts:
Articles in Minding Nature: