SO WHO EXACTLY AM I? NOT EVEN SURE THATS A GOOD QUESTION. PERHAPS IN THE LEGEND OF MY OWN MIND, PERHAPS I AM A PHOENIX SLOWLY RISING FROM THE ASHES BUT THATS JUST SILLY? BUT HONESTLY I CONSIDER MY AN ARTIST A WRITER WITH THE RESUME TO PROVE IT YET THE CREATIVE ROAD IS THE HARDEST.
Craig is a 43 year old freelance writer and previously a video artist. His Poetry and Short fiction can be found in such journals as the Poetry Salzburg Review in Austria, Parameter Magazine in Manchester U.K. Neon, Front Magazine, and Mount Zion Press In short fiction he will be published in the pages of Existere Currently he is working another novel of fiction
IN THE PAST
Became a programmer at the CPC public access studios, with an emphasis on creating experimental video art using my JVC S-VHS Camera GR-SXM730
Practice in Filming was nominated for the 2001 Blue Chips video award. For most innovative programming
Cerebral Carnival II nominated for 2002 blue Chips same category
TV EYE Won first prize for the 2001 Philo T Farnsworth award for Computer video art
Despite many exhibitions at the Base art gallery, and the Underneath Cincinnati Film festival at the SSNOVA (Now called the MockBee gallery).
Here are the highlights
July 3-4 Making Statements: Video Poem premiered at the Zebra poetry Film festival at the Ufa Theatre Berlin Germany
Nov 2nd Intermedia Film Festival at the Weston Art Gallery Cincinnati Ohio
pause://>repeat avant music and spoken word (I ran the video)
Jan, 25th 2003, Video projection with Spiral Gravity at Club Shuro in Yamanashi Japan
Feb 22nd 2003 Aoiheya in Tokyo Japan video projection for adenosine tri phosphate
October 11th Media Bridge’s Autumedia As part of Cincinnati’s Festival of the New
This was an outdoor video exhibition with fifteen video artists. My exhibit was Environmental Unstruktur part I and II
My work has been a slowly evolving, process. Over the past three years I have learned to just stop worrying about the meaning or intentions of the piece. But instead just relaxing and letting the images find meaning within Themselves, Thus allowing freedom of movements, plus images and music to work together in a loose collaboration, which creates a feeling in myself of spontaneity playfulness. These are my goals.