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