I knew that I wanted to become an artist at the age of 16. My work has taken many twists and turns over the years but through it all, I've held on to my love of making pictures. I enjoy the process of creating images that emerge from my imagination while keeping an eye on art history and current art theory. Preferring
to work in series, I have enjoyed making images based on themes like The Three Graces, Adam and Eve, Odalisques, Saturn and
various other mythologies. After 2001, two new themes that came from my imagination that proved pivotal in my work emerged: Imaginary
Botanicals and Phantom Animals. Through all of this,
I feel that my work remains both autobiographical and socially introspective.
have also had the pleasure of working with many arts organizations in Philadelphia such as Creative
Artists Network (now the
Center for Emerging Visual Artists), The
Philadelphia Art Alliance, The
Avenue of the Arts, the
Snyderman-Works Galleries, Woodmere
Museum of Art, Cheltenham
Center for the Arts, the
Academy of Natural Sciences, The
Fairmount Art Center, Manayunk
Arts Center, and The Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia. I currently hold the position of Executive Director of Allens Lane Art Center and teach printmaking at Haverford College. A professional bio is available on linkedin.com.
2013 Cerulean Arts Gallery, Philadelphia, PA - Elusive Quest
2008 Carolyn Feidler-Alber Gallery, Philadelphia, PA - Paintings and Sculpture
2008 Artist's Equity/Widner University, Chester, PA - In Search of Ourselves
D Gallery, Oceanside, CA - New Artists
2005 Off the Wall Gallery, Philadelphia, PA - New Artists
2005 Girard Avenue Mural Panels, Girard Avenue from 26th
to 31st streets, Philadelphia, PA
2005 White Space Gallery, New Haven, CT - New Artists
2005 PII Gallery, Philadelphia, PA - Imaginary Botanicals
2005 Lux Gallery, Chicago, IL - Imaginary Botanicals
2005 Academy of Natural Sciences - Specimen Studies
2004 Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA - Members exhibition
2004 Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA - Dear Fleisher
2004 Daffy's Art Window, Philadelphia, PA October
2003 Daffy's Art Window, Philadelphia, PA May
2002 Daffy's Art Window, Philadelphia, PA May
1998 DaVinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA - New Works
1998 Daffy's Art Window, Philadelphia, PA May
1997 Gallery 500, Elkins Park, PA - Group Exhibition
1997 Hamilton Hall Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia,
PA - Alumni Exhibition
1996 Zone One Gallery, Philadelphia, PA - Invitational V
1995 Zone One Gallery, Philadelphia, PA - Invitational III
1994 Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA - "Who Said Painting
1994 McGovern Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
, - "Figure It Out For Yourself"
1993 Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA - Group Exhibition
1992 Caribou Cafe, Philadelphia, PA - New Works
1993 B.F.A. University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1989 Undergraduate studies, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA
2008 Stover Takes Over, Oct. Art Matters
Bucks County Herald, May 25, Artist Lectures
2005 The Spirit Newspaper, April 6, Portrait of an Artist in Fairmount
2005 Philadelphia Metro, Feb. 18, Artist Interview
2002 Art Museum Area Home News, Oct. 10, Open Studio Tours
1997 Art Matters, Review of Group Show at Gallery 500
- Decides to become an artist at the age of 16.
1989 - First public exhibition in a store
window in Doylestown, PA.
1992 - First public exhibition
All works except Icarus, 1991, were lost or destroyed.
1992 - Held an exhibition with two other artists in a 2 stall, 8th
floor mens room in downtown Philadelphia. 68 people attended
the opening. The urinals were signed.
- Several sold artworks were stolen out of the gallery during his
first major exhibition at Pentimenti Gallery.
1995 - Craig
was studio assistant (7+ years) and friend to Philadelphia artist
1998 - Launched this site.