Peter Le Grand is a Dutch born artist, teacher and writer. He came to the US when he was 17 years old. Peter graduated from the University of Michigan in 1966 with a BBA degree. In 1978 he completed his MA degree in Visual Arts at Governors State University and in 1979 he became a professional photographer. He joined the faculty at Columbia College-Chicago in 1980 as an Adjunct Professor and became a tenured faculty member in 1987. He retired from full-time teaching in 2011 and is now Professor Emeritus. He is quite active in photography and has recently published his first documentary book titled "Ghost Towns Reborn". This book is available on

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Portrait by Michelle Britton