Size: 50"W x 30"H x 1.25"D
Year Created: 2011
This is a painting of H Street -- also known as the Atlas District, and is a revitalized arts and entertainment district located in the Near Northeast neighborhood of Washington, DC. I was inspired by the aging buildings -- many dating back to the 30s -- that contain nutty, funky characteristics.
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.