Chris Gall has worked with diverse clients all over the world. He received a BFA from the University of Arizona in 1985 and has been an award-winning illustrator for 20 years. He has produced illustrations in formats ranging from small logos to 300 foot murals while working with clients such as Ford, Nike, Pepsi, Shell Oil, Sony, McDonald's and U.S. Steel. His work has graced dozens of book jackets and has been showcased in virtually every major publication in America, including Time, Newsweek, Forbes, and People. He has received over 50 major awards from the likes of the Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts Magazine, The New York Art Directors Club, and Print Magazine. He has been an adjunct professor at the University of Arizona and has lectured at schools and colleges all across the country. In his relatively spare time he restores classic cars and pilots all different types of aircraft. Chris is a writer as well as an illustrator. He has published three all-ages picture books, America the Beautiful, Dear Fish, and There’s Nothing To Do On Mars. America the Beautiful was a Publisher’s Weekly Best Children’s Book in 2004. Dear Fish was a Borders Original Voices finalist in 2006. Chris’ art begins as a detailed engraving on a heavy masonite board. He adds color and detail using Adobe Illustrator and the result is a digital piece of artwork which lends itself to infinite scaling without losing any detail. This is particularly advantageous for large scale murals and displays.
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