ABOUT

Brian Booth Craig is a sculptor originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He holds a B.A. from Pennsylvania State University, and a M.F.A. from the New York Academy of Art. He teaches annually at the Rome Art Workshops in Rome, Italy. His work has been exhibited extensively in the United States.

Brian Booth Craig

Brian Booth Craig

Born

1968   Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Education

2013 M.F.A., The New York Academy of Art, cum laude

1993   B.A., The Pennsylvania State University, summa cum laude

Solo Exhibitions

2016   Brian Booth Craig — Internal Variations: Figures and Gestures, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

2017   Size Doesn't Matter, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

2017   An Invitation to Rome, Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2016   Hyperrealist Sculpture 1973-2016, Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain

2016   Hour by Hour, Q Art Salon, Santa Ana, CA

2015   Art Miami: Louis K Meisel Gallery

2015   Figures & Interiors, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2014   Art Miami: Louis K Meisel Gallery

2014   International Sculpture Center Exhibition, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

2014   About Face, Thomas Center Galleries, Gainesville, FL

2014   Figures, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013   Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture, The International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, NJ

2012   Big as Life, Lyme Art Association, Old Lyme, CT

2012   Re-presenting the Nude II, curated by John O’Hern, EVOKE Contemporary Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2012   Persons of Interest, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011   Studio Faculty Exhibition, Chauncey Stallman Gallery, Old Lyme, CT

2010   Studio Faculty Exhibition, Chauncey Stallman Gallery, Old Lyme, CT    
          
2010   The Human Figure, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009   Studio Faculty Exhibition, Chauncey Stallman Gallery, Old Lyme, CT

2007   Summer in San Francisco, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006   Seven Sculptors, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006   Studio Faculty Exhibition, Chauncey Stallman Gallery, Old Lyme, CT

2005   Go Figure, George Billis Gallery, New York, NY

2004   Artists Talk, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, CT

2003   Woman, James Baird Gallery, St. John’s, NF

2000   Recent Works, Thomas Gallery, New Hope, PA

1999   Group Exhibiton, Foxglove Gallery, Stroudsburg, PA

1997   Group Exhibition, Bloomfield Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

1996   Group Exhibition, Bloomfield Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

1993    Juried Exhibition, Conference of Art Educators, New York, NY
              
1993    Juried Exhibition, Hazleton Art Center, Hazleton, PA

1993    Medicine and the Arts, Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA

1993    Annual Juried Show, Holler Art Gallery, State College, PA

1991    Annual Juried Show, Holler Art Gallery, State College, PA

Selected Publications

2015    O’Hern, John, “Cast of Characters,” American Art Collector, December

2015    Andrés, Ramón “Semper Dolens,” Acantilado Press

2013    “Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture,” Sculpture, October

2012    Logan, Olwen, “Profile,” Sculpture Review, opus 007

2012    Ewing, John, “Head First: Educating a New Generation of Figurative Sculptors,” Sculpture Review, Winter

2012    O’Hern, John, “Re-presenting the Nude II,” American Art Collector, July

2012    Arribas, Rafael, “Brain Craig Wankiiri: El Homre a su Imagen y Semejanza,” El Músculo Oblicuo: Antología Contemporánea del Desnudo, May 17

2012    Exhibition review, “Persons of Interest,” ArtBusiness, March

2012    Alaine DiBenedetto Benard, “Art Gallery,” Rose and Thorn Journal, August

2011    “Brian Craig-Wankiiri racconta a Siena il fascino dell’autoritratto, Cittadina Online, July 6

2011    “In Chianti Brian Craig-Wankiiri si racconta al Siena Art Institute.” In Chianti, July 6

2011    Reeder, Adam,  “The Process and Form of Brian Craif-Wankiiri,” Wonder How To, May

2010    Slatton, Traci L., “In the Mouth of the Serpent,” Traci L. Slatton, October 21

2010    Exhibition review, “The Human Figure,” ArtBusiness, February

2010    Matano, Adam, “Artist’s Studio,” Adam Matano, July 3

2009    Cohler, Eric, “A Conversation With George Billis,” American Art Collector, April

2008    Cho, Jenna, “Teaching by Example,” The Lyme Times, February 11

2007    O’Hern, John, “Art Market Insights,” American Art Collector, March

2007    Rose, Joshua, “Body of Knowledge,” American Art Collector, May

2007    Cooper, James F., “Contemporary Realism,” American Arts Quarterly, Fall, Volume 24, number 4

2007    “Seven Sculptors at S.F.’s John Pence Gallery,” ArtInfo, September 11

2005    Exhibition review, “Seven Sculptors,” ArtBusiness, December

Awards

2013    Honorary Member, International Sculpture Center

2013    International Sculpture Center’s Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award

2011  Artist in Residence, Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy

1993    The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant