Chair #14 - Chris Rajkumar, Local Artist

Chris Rajkumar

Chris Rajkumar and his wife Supriya have been Morton residents since 1995. Both their kids, Jeff and Jess, were born in Peoria and went through the Morton school system. Chris works at Caterpillar as an engineer. He is a self-taught hobby artist who primarily paints in oils and acrylics. He loves doing landscapes with a small human element attached. One of his paintings placed first at the 2017 Morton Art Show. His paintings are usually based on photos he takes of local or mountain landscapes. The idea behind the chair that Chris painted depicts greenery, which signifies symbolic new beginnings which the Morton Community Foundation bestows to many deserving folks.