Chris Callis is a New York-based photographer whose client list includes Hewlett-Packard, IBM, BMW, Smirnoff, Honda, Kodak and Polaroid. A U.S. Army Vietnam veteran, Callis first attended ArtCenter in the early 1970s. His early work was shown in such publications as "National Lampoon," "Viva" and "The New Yorker," and he has photographed numerous album covers for Atlantic Records, Motown, A&M, Elektra and more. His recent work has been published in "Vogue," "The New Yorker," "Glamour" and "Esquire." Callis has served as president of the Advertising Photographers of America in New York, of which he was an original member, and for 20 years, he taught lighting in the School of Visual Arts’ Photography, Video and Related Media department in the MFA program. For the last decade, Callis has volunteered at The Doe Fund, a nonprofit organization benefiting the homeless, and has produced a library of photographs that the organization uses extensively.