For over two decades, Chris Handley has produced advertising and design for agencies and corporations throughout the US.
He began his career in St. Louis in 1989, as a graphic designer for The Composing Room, a traditional typography house, where he mastered typography and desktop publishing skills while serving some of the top advertising and design firms in the city.
After his start in St. Louis, the blue waters of Hawaii called. Handley became art director for Honolulu’s largest advertising agency, Starr Seigle McCombs. There he developed collateral advertising campaigns for SSM’s largest billing client, the Bank of Hawaii.
A move to Atlanta in 1995 led to the opportunity to become an entrepreneur. Today, Handley is creative director for Snowball Creative Group, a company that brings specialized design services to clients.
Handley enjoys applying his creative approach to a variety of activities, including photography, cooking, playing guitar, figure drawing and gardening.
A Golden Key National Honor Society graduate of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Handley earned a bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication–Design.
The photography galleries on this website showcase Handley's recent travels including Italian landscapes and architectural accents, local Georgia mountains and vineyards, and the historic districts of Charleston and Elfreth’s Alley in Philadelphia. Some of the photos are High Dynamic Range (HDR) images that are comprised of five different exposures.
Email Chris to discuss your next fine art photo purchase.
Chris Handley began entering photo competitions in September of 2009 and has earned over fifty awards including:
Water Mill at Cades Cove
Tangled Up in Blue
Best in Show & 1st, A2Z
Bass Harbor Head Light
Pin Up Girl
High Point Total, A2Z
Best of the Year, Masters