This 5 1/2 minute clip was played at the 49th Annual American Advertising Federations's ADDY Awards Gala. Steve Farrel, a founding member of Radio Music Theatre in Houston, TX, was recognized as only the 3rd recipient of the prestigious Only in Houston Award.
The "Only in Houston Award" is given to an individual who has created, produced or performed work of such a high caliber that it has brought unparalleled attention and recognition to the city of Houston and its creative community.
The inscription on the award says it best:
"In appreciation of the superior creativity, passion and recognition that you have brought to your art, your industry and the City of Houston.
It was with great honor that I presented the 3rd Annual Only in Houston award to Playwright, Director, Composer, Actor, and Comedian, the one and only, Steve Farrell.
Arthur Meyerson is recognized as one of America's finest photographers. For over 30 years, professional assignments have taken him around the world. His fascination with light, color and the moment continues and has culminated into an impressive body of personal work as well. American Photo Magazine named him as one of the top photographers in advertising and on three separate occasions, he has been recognized as Adweek’s Southwest Photographer of the Year. He is also included in “The World’s Top Ten Annual Report Photographers” by Communication World.
Besides a listing in Who’s Who, his awards include gold medals from the New York Art Directors Club, the Art Directors Club of Houston, the Dallas Society of Visual Communications, Photo/Design Magazine and the prestigious Stephen Kelly Award for his work on the Nike advertising campaign. Arthur has also been named by Nikon to their “Legends Behind the Lens” website.
Meyerson’s photographs have been collected and exhibited internationally and he has been featured in many publications including Communication Arts, Graphis, Digital Photo Pro, Photo Design, Zoom (France), Rangefinder, Portfolio, Idea (Japan), Novum (Germany), Photoworld (China), Fotodigital (Portugal), Texas Highways and Camera Arts.
A photographer with a strong commitment to his profession, Arthur teaches photography workshops and participates in speaking engagements throughout the U.S. and abroad. He is a member of the Advisory Council for the Santa Fe Center for Photography as well as serving on the Board of Advisors for the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops.
Partial client list includes: Coca-Cola, Disney, Nike, Apple, National Geographic, Lanai (Hawaii) Tourism, NFL, Compaq, Russell Athletic, United Airlines, Alfred Dunhill, Shell, Transamerica, Conde Nast, Texas Tourism, Norfolk Southern, American Express, Nikon, Eastman Kodak, Bank of America, Levis and Motorola.