Size: 32"W x 40"H x 1.25"D
Year Created: 2009
This painting was based on a black-and-white charcoal sketch on paper. I didn't have the idea of a carnival in mind when I set out to do the painting, but towards the completion, I realized that the objects, color and energy reminded me of what one sees and experiences at a carnival.
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.