Craig Oates

Practice Statement 2018


Craig's Practice

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The Statement

Craig creates work that has a minimal aesthetic. He also uses space as a starting point. The types of work he makes consists of animations, drawings, photography and prints.

Extra Information

Craig has many artistic influences. To give you an idea of what type of artists he gravitates towards here is a list, in no particular order:

  • Pablo Picasso
  • Eva Hesse
  • Phyllida Barlow
  • Sol LeWitt
  • Piero Della Francesca
  • Anish Kapoor
  • Joel Meyerowitz
  • Barbara Hepworth

He also has a soft spot for Japanese watercolours.

As stated above, Craig's work consists of animation, drawings, photography and prints. The materials he uses most to make such works are pen and ink, watercolours and marker pens. On top of that, Craig also employs various digital technologies. Such as, DSLR cameras, computers and printers.