Surrounded On All Sides, 2015 / Oil, acrylic, and India ink on canvas / 48 x 38 inches
Dreaming Chief , 2015 / 28 x 22 inches / Oil, acrylic, India ink
Chief Plans A Trip (second version), 2015 / 28 x 22 inches / Oil, acrylic, India ink
Projector Whirs, 2015 / Oil, India ink, and acrylic on canvas / 22 x 17 inches
Introducing Flirty La Morte, 2015 / Oil and acrylic ink on canvas / 20 x 15 inches
National Park, 2015 / Oil and India ink on canvas / 48 x 38 inches
Ken Craft (b. 1967 New Mexico), is an artist based in Dallas, TX. He and his wife, Carolyn, live just east of Dallas. His work reflects an interest in representational scene painting alongside cartoon story telling. He is creating original comics characters for his paintings. The work is meant to exist as both traditional easel painting and as a form of comics.
Craft himself has existed in two worlds for over 20 years now, maintaining a career as a professional firefighter while painting as often as he can. He has been in numerous group exhibits in Dallas and has had 3 solo exhibits there. He recently exhibited 3 paintings in a juried exhibit at Artspace 111 in Ft. Worth, TX and was awarded the Top Choice prize. He paints more these days and is looking forward to becoming a full time artist in the near future.