Amassing more than 40 years of practiced experience, Courtlandt Lamont Craig is a prominent and skilled artist, specializing in oil painting, acrylic painting, watercolor, sculpture, chalk, and pastels. Exhibiting his artwork at myriad one-man and group shows, including at the Merabash Museum and the Chester Art Guild, he has also demonstrated his talents at the Crozer-Chester Arts and Crafts Show, the Media Annual Arts and Crafts Show, and the 15th Annual National Art Show at Widener University. Spending the formative years of his career as an orderly in the operating room of Crozer-Chester Medical Center, he retired from the health care industry in 2015 to focus exclusively on his artistic endeavors.
In 2014, Mr. Craig has his sculptures exhibited at “Art Takes Times Square” in New York City and participated in a poetry slam at Art on the Avenue of the States Gallery in Chester, PA. Notably, he was featured with Black Authors, Artists and Collections of Delaware County and submitted the “Change” collage to the White House in Washington, DC, in 2013. More recently, he is known for judging the NFL Hall of Fame, Tunnell Coloring Contest, Wayne Art Center, and Sports Legends of Delaware County Museum in 2017.
Among the notable highlights of his career, Mr. Craig is most proud of winning his first art show in 1976, as well as creating the plaque outside of Crozer Hall, which is a historical site where Martin Luther King Jr. attended in the early 20th century. In addition, he is grateful to be given the opportunity to serve as founder and member of the Martin Luther King Committee in Crozer-Chester, PA.
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