Size: 22"W x 30"H x 0.1"D
Year Created: 2012
This drawing was the inspiration for my oil painting with the same name. Some of the creatures were based on photos from nature books, others were taken from some of my paintings. I was inspired partly by the works of Hieronymus Bosch, Max Beckmann and Karel Appel.
Craig Moran was born in Washington, DC, and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Studio Art at the University of Virginia (UVA). He received a fifth-year arts fellowship at UVA, and completed a Post-Baccalaureate in Painting and Drawing at the School of Art Institute of Chicago. Mr. Moran has lived in San Francisco and Chicago, as well as various parts of Virginia. He currently resides in Washington, DC and has a studio in Takoma Park.