|Patrick Craig was born in 1950 in Battle Creek, Michigan. He received his Master Of Fine Arts degree in 1976 at the University of Maryland. His art broadly traverses painting and drawing media. Craig has been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums throughout the U.S., including the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Chrysler Museum, St. Lawrence University, and many others. He has also exhibited internationally in Poland, Brussels, West Germany, Ukraine, Italy, Spain and The Soviet Union. Most notable of these exhibitions was at the Forum Artis Museum Montese Contemporary Art, Modena, Italy, the Saitama Museum of Contemporary Art in Japan, and the Washington/Moscow Artists Exchange at the Tretyakov Museum in Moscow to which he traveled as a featured artist. His artwork has been favorably reviewed in many publications, including Art News, New Art Examiner, The Washington Post, Washingtonian Magazine, and The Cincinatti Inquirer. He has been the recipient of several fellowships including the Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award in 1989, 1992, 1997 and 2000, and the Lilly Fellowship for Teaching Excellence. Craig is currently Professor of Art at the University of Maryland.