Born, Cleveland, OH


EDUCATION

 
2003           Post-Graduate Diploma in Fine Art, Chelsea School of Art, London, UK
1999           B.F.A., Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
1997           Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland


SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2014           accidental documentaries, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH             
2009           we left with our hearts tired, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH         
2008           authors wrote of places i had never seen, The Melvin Gallery at Florida Southern College,Lakeland, FL  
2007           many sundays were spent talking of rockets, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL
2007           music for people without friends, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL
2006           broken smiles, lost tragedies, fractured talks, and in the end, it was perfect, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL
2004           ....and no one had anything to say, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH       
2003           what fun our life could have been, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL                                         
2002           Blum & Poe, Santa Monica, CA, (two person exhibition with Aaron Noble)                               
2000           the days are spent..., SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2013           Koi No Yokan, 101/exhibit, Los Angeles, CA
2009           Time + Temp, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL
2009           Light of Day, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2008           Thoughts on Democracy, Wolfsonian Museum, Miami Beach, FL
2008           Summer Show, Marlborough Gallery, Chelsea, New York, NY
2007           Creating a scene, Art Center/South Florida, Miami Beach, FL
2007           The Sky is Yellow, Art Center/South Florida, Miami Beach, FL
2007           Neointegrity, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
2005           Drawing Narrative, Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH
2005           Syzygy, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH
2005           Beautiful Dreamer, Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2004           Eye of the Needle, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
2004           Light and Atmosphere, Miami Art Museum,  Miami, FL
2003           East International (curated by Toby Webster and Eva Rothschild), Norwich Gallery, Norwich, UK
2000           Trailer, GreeneNaftali Inc., New York, NY

 

COLLECTIONS


Progressive Art Collection, Cleveland, OH
Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
The Mugrabi Family Collection

 

SELECTED ARTICLES AND REVIEWS
 
Utter, Douglas Max. Birds, Bees & Beyond, Scene Magazine, April, 2009
Utter, Douglas Max. The Right Stuff, Scene Magazine, April, 2009
Gibson, Allison. Craig Kucia, Beautiful Decay, #Y, 2008
Delgado, Anjanette. Rosa de otono, Vogue Latin America, Sept. 2008
Johnson, Tish. The Radar Art, Coat Check, Miami Modern Luxury, Sept/Oct, 2008
O’Rourke, Jayme. FIM Artist Showcase, Florida International Magazine, Nov. 2007
Trelles, Emma. Artist Craig Kucia’s Hypnotic Way of Remembering, South Florida Sun Sentinal, Oct. 2007
Soler, Eileen. Playful exhibit opens Hollywoo’sd Arts and Cultural Center Season, Miami Herald, Oct. 2007
Mills, Michael. Many Sundays Spent Interpreting Pictures, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Oct. 2007
Suarez De Jesus, Carlos. Ice Meets Vice, Miami New Times, Sept. 2007
Lynn, John. Primates and Confections, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Sept. 2007
O’Bourke, Brett. Smash Menagerie, 944 Magazine, August. 2007
Sokol, Brett, Summer 2007 in Pop Culture, Ocean Drive Magazine, August. 2007
Sokol, Brett, Craig Kucia’s Art has childlike appeal-but it’s serious, Miami Herald, July. 2007
Work_and _Word, art.es, No.19, 2007
Weinberg, Michelle. Craig Kucia, Tema Celeste, No. 118, 2006
Moreno, Gean. News, Miami, Contemporary Magazine, No. 86, 2006
Barrenechea, Victor.  Wynwood Gallery Walk Delicious. Biscayne Boulevard Times, Oct. 2006
Suarez De Jesus, Carlos. Fall Crawl. Miami New Times. Sept. 2006
Turner, Elisa. Critic's Pick. The Miami Herald, Sept. 2006
Dunlop, Beth. The Art of the Matter. Metropolitan Home, Sept. 2006
Tranberg, Dan. New York Art Fairs help put Clevelanders on the Map, Cleveland Plain Dealer, March 2006
Tranberg, Dan. Beautiful Dreamer Awakens Romantics. Cleveland Plain Dealer, Oct. 2005
Bly, Liz. Perhance to Dream. Cleveland Free Times, Oct. 2005
Utter, Douglas Max. Post-Toastie. Angle Magazine, June 2004
Tranberg, Dan. Painter Has a Way Without Words. Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 2004
Pantsios, Anastasia. Dreams of Children. Cleveland Free Times, May 2004
Einspruch, Franklin. Remain in Light Wheel. Miami New Times, Nov. 2003
Yannopoulos, Charles. Pools of Potential. Cleveland Scene, July 2000