Christopher Wille is an emerging artist based in Bloomington Illinois. He received his bachelors of Art at Eastern Illinois University, and his Master of Fine Art at Illinois State University. His work combines traditional metals techniques with new media to form a hybrid. Wille's work has been shown though out the Midwest as well as nationally and internationally including New York, Texas, Arkansas, and South Korea. Recent recognition includes a Merit Award at the Emerging Illinois Artist exhibition and an Honorable Mention at The 4th Cheongju International Craft Competition. Wille currently teaches at Illinois State University as well as judges local arts festivals.