Craig Waddell

The Cradle, 2007

oil on canvas

140 x 160cm

From the artist

My works pays homage to nature and to painting. I sketch from life, then paint in my studio that is crowed with the objects I find on my outings, using these traces of memory as the basis for my paintings.

Artist background

Born Sydney 1973. Exhibiting primarily in Sydney and Brisbane since late 1990s. Winner Mosam Art Prize 2010. Highly commended in Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize 2016. Finalist in Woolahra Small Sculpture Prize 2016; Sulman, AGNSW 2013; Archibald 2012 & 2006; Wynne 2012 & 2005; Blake 2005; Fleurieu Art Prize 2011; and Doug Moran Portraiture Prize 2011.Residency at Moya Dyring ANSW Cité International des Arts Paris 2007/08.Lloyd Rees Memorial Award 2000. Recipient of Pat Corrigan Travelling Scholarship 1998.

Represented by Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane