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Tim Craighead Biography

Tim Craighead
Born in Los Angeles California, lives and works in Santa Cruz California.

Education

1991 - 93 Post Graduate Fellow: Painting, Columbia University, New York, NY
1991 M.F.A., Painting, Columbia University, New York, NY
1981 B.A., Printmaking and Sculpture, University of California at Santa Cruz, CA

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015 Nature as Abstract: The Orchard Series, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA
2012 Witness: Tim Craighead Paintings and Works on Paper, R. B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA
  Tim Craighead: Trace: Paintings and Works on Paper, Gebert Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
2011 Tim Craighead: Dos Mundos An exhibition of paintings and works on paper. San Jose Institute
  of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
2009 Tim Craighead, New Paintings and Works on Paper, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2007 Tim Craighead, Paintings and Works on Paper, Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, University of
  California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
2006 Tim Craighead, Recent Work, Smith Anderson Editions, Palo Alto, CA
2005 Tim Craighead, Paintings and Works on Paper, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2004 Inside Out, Recent Work by Tim Craighead, Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas, TX
1992 Fourth Flight, The Paintings of Tim Craighead, Horace Mann Gallery, Teacher's College,
  New York, NY
1986 Out on a Limb, Narrative Paintings by Tim Craighead, Art School Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
1984 Tim Craighead, Woodcuts, Montalvo Center for the Arts, Saratoga, California. Curated by Henry
  Hopkins, Chief Curator of Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013 ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES, R.B. Stevensson Gallery, La Jolla, CA
2012 3 Painters, Tim Craighead, Frances McCormick and Mark Perlman, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA
  Art: A Bridge Beyond Borders – Innovations in Contemporary Printmaking by Mexican and American Artist,
  Cabrillo College and Monterey Peninsula College
  Rydell Visual Arts Fellows: Andrea Borsuk, Tim Craighead, Victoria May, Andy Ruble, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
  El arte es un puente sin fronteras. Inavacion en impresion artistica contemporanea de artistas Mexicanos y
  Estadounidenses. Gallery Ajolote Arte Contemporaneo, Guadalajara,Jalisco, Mexico and Museum of Art and History,
  Santa Cruz, CA
2011 Rydell Fellows: Andrea Borsuk, Tim Craighead, Victoria May, Andy Ruble, Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA
  Selections from the Smith Andersen Editions Archive, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
2009 Roll of the Dice, Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA
2006 Painting, Faculty Works: 2006, Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California
  Small Matters, Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas, TX
2004 Yuma Symposium Exhibition, Yuma Fine Arts Museum, Yuma, AZ
1991 New Art, Wallach Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
1981 California Printmaking, A Survey, Humbolt College, Arcata, California. Curated by Joseph Zirker

Awards / Honors / Published Projects

2012 Artist in Residence, ICA Print Center, San Jose, CA publishing two editions of etchings
2010 Awarded the Rydell Visual Arts Fellowship for 2011
2006 Suite of Monotypes published by Smith Andersen Editions, Palo Alto, CA
2005 Presenter, 26th Annual Yuma Symposium, Yuma, AZ
2004 Visiting Artist Lecture Series, California State University, San Jose, CA
2003 Suite of Monotypes published by Taller de Gravat J.J. Torralba, Girona, Spain
2002 Suite of Monotypes published by Smith Andersen Editions, Palo Alto, CA
1997-00 Resident Artist, National Endowment for the Arts, Jazz Plus Initiative in conjunction with the Monterey Jazz Festival
1993 Panelist: “Program for Art on Fil” a joint venture of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. & the J. Paul Getty Trust
  Hartley Platt-duPont Award for Excellence in the School of the Arts, Columbia University, New York, NY
1991-92 Shubert Presidential Fellowship, Columbia University, New York, NY
1989-91 Breevort-Eickemeyer Fellowship for Painting, Columbia University, New York, NY

Teaching Experience

1993-2012 Instructor in Drawing, Cabrillo College, Aptos, California
1997-2009 Lecturer of Art, University of California at Santa Cruz, CA
1996-1998 Visiting Professor of Art, Stanford University, Stanford, California
1994-1996 Instructor in Painting, Printmaking, and Drawing, Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, California
1993-1995 Consulting Professor of Art, Stanford University, Stanford, California
1993 Visiting Critic, Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY
1992-1993 Lecturer in Painting, Columbia University, New York, NY
1992 Visiting Critic, Parson's School of Design, New York, NY
1992 Visiting Critic, Graduate Film School, Columbia University, New York, NY
1984 Visiting Artist in Printmaking, University of California at Santa Cruz, CA
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