Raleigh, NC, Artist To Be Featured In New York City Gallery

Cheryl Hazan Contemporary Art exhibit to include Jason Craighead.
By: Jason Craighead, Artist
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Aug. 27, 2012 - PRLog -- (Raleigh, NC) – New works by Raleigh artist Jason Craighead will be included in a four-artist exhibit entitled “Undertone” set to open on Thursday, September 13, at the Cheryl Hazan Contemporary Art gallery in Lower Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood.

Jason Craighead is well known throughout the Southeast for his abstract/non-representational works on canvas and paper. This will be his first New York City show.

Working in mixed media on canvas and paper, Craighead’s exploration of space and line is often compared to the expressionistic painters of the mid-20th century.

Gallery owner Cheryl Hazan describes his work as “gestural. It’s simple, delicate, and almost graffiti-like.”

Craighead’s newest paintings will be displayed along with the works of Korean-born artist Hyunmee Lee, Canadian artist Doug Stone, and Memphis-based artist Tad Lauritzen Wright. The show will open with a reception from 6-8 p.m. September 13 and run through October 13.

The New York exhibit follows Craighead’s recent solo show at Thomas Deans Fine Art in Atlanta.

Open since 1996, Cheryl Hazan Contemporary Art is known for presenting artists who have achieved a high level of maturity.  The gallery is located at 35 N. Moore Street, New York, NY 10013. For more information, go to http://cherylhazan.com.

For more information on Jason Craighead, visit http://www.jasoncraighead.com.

About The Artist:  Jason Craighead is a recognized leader in the southern art scene and maintains his studio in Raleigh, NC. His work has been included in many solo and group exhibitions throughout the Southeastern United States. He has received numerous awards and served as a juror for various art shows. He has been selected as Signature Artist for charitable art auctions, and his work has been featured in a number of publications, including Artists & Art Galleries of the Southeast. He has also been an active participant in the Raleigh arts community for many years and is a member of the City of Raleigh Arts Commission. He is represented by Flanders Gallery in Raleigh, NC, Broadhurst Gallery in Pinehurst, NC, and Thomas Deans Fine Art in Atlanta, GA. For more information: http://www.jasoncraighead.com.
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