ABOUT CRAIG

Born Zimbabwe 1973
Lives and works between London and Norfolk, UK

Education

1992-1996 Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.
Graduating BFA with Distinction

EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018 Studies for a Painting, Fairhurst Gallery, Norwich, UK
  • 2015 Nurse, Jonathan Cooper, London
  • 2014 Snare, Galerie Dukan, Leipzig, Germany
  • 2013 5 Portraits, Plus One Gallery, London, UK
  • 2010 Suns Silence Stopped, Plus One Gallery, London, UK
  • 2008 Rock Steady, Jonathan Cooper, London
  • 2006 Diminishing Returns, Project Space, London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, London,
  • UK Craig Wylie – Painting, Jonathan Cooper, Chelsea, London, UK

Group Shows

  • 2019 Beaux Arts, London – Summer Show
  • Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Prize, King’s Place, London, 24th May- Sept 2019
  • ‘50 years of Realism – Photorealism to Virtual Reality’, Centro Cultural Banco
  • do Brasil, Sao Paulo, Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, 7 November 2018-29 July 2019
  • 2018 Volta14, Galerie Dukan, Basel, Switzerland, 11-14 June
  • ‘Hyperealism Today’, Museo Del Tabac, Andorra, 13 June – 20 October
  • 2017 ‘Disruptive Imagination – Making Windows Where There Were Once Walls, Contemporary European painting from the collection of Robert Runtak’, curated by Jane Neal,
  • 26 Jan-26 March, Gallery of Fine Arts, Ostrava, Czech Republic.
  • ‘Paul Smith to J.K Rowling: BP Portrait Award Commissions from the National
  • Portrait Gallery’, 29 March – 11 Jun, Brynmor Jones Library, University of Hull, Hull, UK
  • Royal Portrait Society Exhibition, 4-19 May, Mall Galleries London, UK
  • ArtMarket 2017, 12-15 October, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2016 Summer Show, Plus One Gallery, London UK
  • 2015 Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Prize Exhibition, 9July – 10 Oct Piano Nobile, Kings Place, London
  • 2014 Winter Show, Plus One Gallery, London, UK
  • 2013 ‘Hyperrealism Now’, Museo del Tabac, Andorra Winter Show, Plus One Gallery, London, UK
  • 2012 ‘Road to 2012’, Unveiling of NPG commission of Dame Kelly Holmes, National Portrait Gallery, London
  • ‘Face Value’, Contemporary by Angela Li, Hong Kong
  • ‘Switch’, Galerie Van de Weghe, Antwerp, Belgium

AWARDS

2014 Threadneedle Prize Exhibition – Runner Up, Mall Galleries, London, UK

Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize – Runner-Up, Mall Galleries, London, UK

2008 BP Portrait Prize – 1st Prize

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

2002 Royal Institute of Oil Painters Young Artists Award, Mall Galleries, London, UK

2001 Hunting Prize – shortlisted winning London Region Prize, Royal College of Art,
London, UK

Royal Institute of Oil Painters – Young Artists Award, Mall Galleries, London,UK

1996 Volkskas Bank Atelier Award Exhibition, Johannesburg, South Africa

Rowney Painting Prize, Top final year student, Rhodes University, South Africa