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Honors

CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY (CTA) BOOKReceived the honor of having my photographs selected for the cover and inside of the 2011 CTA Book, which is dispersed throughout the Chicago area.

PHOTOGRAPHY FOR THE BERGHOFF COOKBOOKOn February 28, 2006, the Berghoff Restaurant closed its doors after 107 years of serving family-style meals in its historic downtown Chicago location. The Berghoff Family Cookbook offers a rare and personal glimpse into the history of the Chicagolandmark, complete with full-color photographs. Eric Craig was honored to be the photographer selected to capture this historical landmark during its last weeks of being open and provided all of the food photography throughout the book.

HUMANSCALE'S "FACES IN THE WILD" AWARDHumanscale's 2007 "Faces in the Wild" reception and art auction took place in Humanscale's London showroom, and featured a rich jungle theme complete with lush foliage and live performers in elaborate wildlife costumes. A team of judges weighed in on each entry and its use of environmental materials, representation of the essence of the animal, and overall design. Eric Craig's "Sealed with a Kiss" photograph was recognized for excellence and received an award.

CHICAGOANS FAVORITE... EXHIBIT AT O'HARE AIRPORTIn 2006, the Chicago History Museum selected prominent people througout the Chicago area to choose one of their favorite memories and a photograph to symbolize it. The selected photos were then enlarged and displayed at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Alderman Vi Daley, 43rd Ward Alderman, was one of the honorees and chose Eric Craig's, seal photograph, for her selection.