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Graduated from Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, California in 1976 with a Bachelor of Professional Arts degree in Advertising Illustration.

Opened Chris Kuhlman Photography / CK Productions in 1977 specializing in corporate location multi-media work for clients in Houston and globally.

1977-Present - Advertising and corporate photography and production for major clients and agencies over the past 38 years.

Above & Beyond Publishing, Inc. was formed as a micro-publisher for projects produced by Chris. Additionally, he has written and produced Above & Beyond the Galveston Bay System, an aerial-pictorial guidebook.

Chris' fine art photography and stock is available upon request and features environmental subjects including sea birds, wetlandscapes and the waterfront lifestyle.


Born in Houston. Chris now lives, works and plays out of his bayfront home-studio on Galveston Bay in Seabrook,Texas.

He especially loves doing anything outdoors from gardening, planting marsh grass for wetlands restoration to kayaking. Chris is an avid sea kayaker and SUP'r.

He is active in his church, enjoys films, fishing, travel, training his frisky Border Collie, a trained therapy dog and hanging out with his wife Jessica, a marketing director for a Houston based geophysical company.

Current Boards and Positions

CK Productions - Owner
Unity Bay Area Houston - President- Board of Trustees
San Jacinto College - Advisory Board, Visual Communications
Texas Master Naturalist
NSDAR National Conservation Medal of Honor
Galapagos Islands National Park Naturalist (Honoreum)
Men Who Cook - Fundraising Event - 14 year alumni
Flashes of Hope - Photographer for non-profit organization supporting children with cancer.
Founder - Kayak Adventure Quest

Past Boards and Positions

Galveston Bay Foundation - Past-Board of Trustees
City of Seabrook - Past Chairman, EcoTourism Committee
City of Seabrook - Past Chairman, International Sister Cities Program
Southeast Harris County Economic Development Foundation - Board of Directors
River, Lakes, Bays and Bayous Trash Bash - Seabrook Site Coordinator
Marsh Mania - Seabrook Site Coordinator
Seabrook City Council - 1992-1994
Seabrook Citizen of the Year - 1999
Seabrook Association - Past President
Seabrook Sailing Club - Past Governor
Houston Association of Sea Kayakerss - Past Vice Commodore

Recreational Certifications

American Canoe Association - Coastal Level Kayak Instructor
British Canoe Union - Canoe Safety Award
British Canoe Union - 4 Star Award
Certified PADI Advanced Open Water Diver