Raleigh, NC artist's work helps inaugurate gallery's new location. - September 07, 2011
Jason Craighead, the artist whose painting broke the record for the highest single bid during the November “Works of Heart” charitable auction for the Carolina AIDS Alliance, has donated another large painting to the Visual Art Exchange for its 25th Art Auction & Gala.
The silver anniversary... - February 05, 2009
Raleigh Metro Magazine has announced that Jason Craighead of Raleigh has been named the top artist from the Triangle area to the coast in its annual Metro Bravo Readers Poll.
This year’s “Standing Ovation” award marks the fourth consecutive win for the abstract artist in Metro, a monthly... - July 12, 2008
Abstract artist Jason Craighead is about to give downtown Raleigh an up-close look at some of his more current work when he hangs a fresh collection of canvases this week at Humble Pie, a popular dining destination on South Harrington Street in downtown Raleigh.
Craighead’s work has been a presence... - June 05, 2008
Raleigh artist Jason Craighead will participate in a special exhibition at the Collector’s Gallery entitled “The Study Group.” The opening reception will be held Thursday, March 6 from 6-9 p.m. The show runs through April 12.
As a result of a long and mentoring relationship with the... - March 04, 2008
For the first time since October 2006, abstract expressionist Jason Craighead will present his latest work in a Raleigh venue when he joins artist Tricia McKellar for a special exhibit entitled “Microcosm/Macrocosm” to be held at the Miriam Preston Block Art Gallery in the Avery Upchurch... - January 16, 2008
Pennsylvania gallery serves up "Significant & Sizable" in special holiday show. - November 30, 2007
Raleigh-based abstract expressionist Jason Craighead has now added Bucks Gallery of Fine Art in Newtown, Pennsylvania to his roster of gallery representation. His work first appeared in the gallery’s “Fifth Annual Fall Exhibition of Gallery Artists: Impressionism, Modern Art & Sculpture”... - October 23, 2007
“My current work includes ideas on construction, deconstruction, revitalization, and the energies produced in an urban environment...There is beauty to be found in the grit if we choose to be observant." -- Jason Craighead - September 26, 2007
"My works are not depictions of reality, but responses to the visual treat that is everyday city life within the structure and chaos that surrounds us." -- Jason Craighead - September 21, 2007
Raleigh-based artist Jason Craighead has donated an original 32”x32” mixed media on canvas painting to the American Red Cross, which will be sold at auction during an “Evening of Art and Fine Wines” to be held at The Big Easy in downtown Raleigh on Thursday, August 23, from 7-10... - August 16, 2007
Is “white” a presence of color or an absence of color? Luminosity or purity? All or nothing? These are the questions -- rife with myths, beliefs and suspense – that visitors to Somerhill Gallery will ponder during the new group exhibition, “Shapes of White,” opening Friday,... - July 18, 2007
For the third consecutive year, Raleigh-based artist Jason Craighead has received a Metro Bravo Award for best regional artist from Metro Magazine, a monthly publication covering a 22-county region that includes Raleigh, the Research Triangle, and Eastern North Carolina. The awards showcase readers’... - July 11, 2007
Anne Irwin Fine Art in Buckhead district features Raleigh-based abstract expressionist in May show entitled "Abstractions" - May 04, 2007
Abstract expressionist Jason Craighead of Raleigh is now being represented by Joseph Rowand’s Somerhill Gallery in Chapel Hill, joining an illustrious stable that includes Herb Jackson, John Beerman, Elizabeth Matheson, Dorothy Gillespie, Jennie Bireline, and the late Horace Farlowe, among other... - January 18, 2007
When abstract expressionist Jason Craighead of Raleigh was invited to contribute a painting to Somerhill Gallery’s “things that are BLUE” exhibit, an exploration of artwork expressed with blue pigment, he knew immediately which of his recently completed canvases was perfect for the... - January 06, 2007
Raleigh-based abstract expressionist Jason Craighead offers an unusual 12x12 painting for Center of The Earth Gallery's "Tiny Treasures" holiday show. - December 02, 2006
The work of abstract expressionist Jason Craighead of Raleigh is featured in the current edition of Art Galleries & Artists of the South, a journal of fine art and fine art galleries published by Woodson Publishing, Inc., of Birmingham, Alabama.
Craighead’s two-page spread includes images... - November 22, 2006
Abstract expressionist Jason Craighead recently unveiled his newest series of paintings at Glance Gallery in Raleigh and donated a unique work to help raise funds for Habitat for Humanity of Wake County.
According to Glance Gallery director Bob Doster, the artist’s “understanding of space... - October 28, 2006