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Communication Arts Award
The image "Diesel" was chosen for a prestigious Communication Arts Award. Image is featured in Communication Arts Photo Annual 46. Image also appears in my website portfolio "Landscapes, Roads and Roadside Environments".
Communication arts is the highest level of recognition in the professional photography community.

5/1/2014 - Showing at the Mono Inn, previously an Ansel Adams Gallery
A mixed show of fashion, landscape, industry and portraiture at the Historic Mono Inn.
The property of the Mono Inn is owned by the Ansel Adams estate and was up until recently an Ansel Adams Gallery.

9/26/2008 - Opening of Casa Vino Wine Bar
I have always had a great appreciation for the delicacies of fine wine. At age 14 I worked full time at a winery during the summer months, where this appreciation began.
In 2008, my brother and I opened Casa Vino, a restaurant & wine bar located in Berkeley, CA. On display at Casa Vino was a large exhibit of my photography work as well as an extensive wine list featuring over 75 wines by the glass.
I sold Casa Vino recently to dedicate more time to my photography.

3/1/2007 - Only Human Exhibit - San Francisco, CA
"Only Human" exhibit. Academy of Art University, Main Gallery, San Francisco. Sponsored by the United Nations and Amnsety International.

6/1/2007 - International Campaign, Exxon-Mobil
Three images from my "roads in motion" from
my portfolio "Landscapes, Roads and Roadside Environments" were recently licensed for an international print campaign for Exxon-Mobil.

10/12/2008 - Faces of Laing Homes Campaign
An ongoing campaign for Laing Homes, featuring B&W portraits of "real" people and their stories.

4/4/2004 - One Man Show at Young & Rubicam Irvine, CA
A one man show featuring over 40 large scale photographs is currently on display at the ad agency Y&R/Wunderman's west coast facility in Irvine, CA.

4/30/2005 - Feature image in Time Magazine
A studio, product type illustration was used in Time Magazine to illustrate an article on the FDA's recent banning of Ephedra products.
Subsequently, the image was used in broadcast advertisements on CNN as well.

8/15/2005 - Exhibit at the Ansel Adams Gallery at Mono Lake, CA
A selection of my "industrial fine art" images are currently on display at the Ansel Adams Gallery at Mono Lake. I am very excited about having my work displayed on the same walls as Ansel Adams. Special thanks to Sarah Adams.

9/8/2002 - One Man Exhibit at the Lyceum Theatre in San Diego
This exhibit features images of people at work that have been created over the span of my career. The Lyceum Theatre is located in Horton Plaza in downtown San Diego. The show runs between Sept. 14th and Oct. 20th with an opening reception on September 20th. Please email chrisomeally@yahoo.com to RSVP.

Related Links

www.casavinobistro.com


www.myspace.com/bigbackyard


Diesel (c) Chris O'Meally
Image chosen as a recipient of the
Communication Arts Award
Published in Volume 46 pg.134