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Thomas Craig

 (1909 - 1969)
Thomas (Tom) Theodore Craig was active/lived in California.  Thomas Craig is known for landscape, portrait-figure, and genre painting.

Thomas Craig

Born in Upland, California, Tom Craig became a landscape, portrait and figure painter whose early career was in illustration but whose later focus was fine-art painting.  He became a major figure in The California Style* of watercolor painting.

As a young student, Craig studied botany at the University of California at Berkeley, and living in Los Angeles, continued botanical studies at Pomona College.  With a persistent interest in art, he studied briefly at Chouinard Art Institute* with Stanton Macdonald-Wright, Millard Sheets and Barse Miller.

In 1928, when he was 21, he got tuberculosis, and for his health, moved for several years to Palm Springs, California for the dry desert climate.  Duri  ...  Displaying 750 of 4838 characters.

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About  Thomas Craig

Born:  1909 - Upland, California
Died:   1969 - Upland, California
Known for:  landscape, portrait-figure, and genre painting