Oil on canvas painting by contemporary artist Craig Mooney
American artist Craig Mooney’s paintings capture moments of heightened drama and emotion in an expansive and expressive style. Though a representational painter, the artist incorporates a myriad of abstract qualities throughout his paintings. In his figurative work, Craig romanticizes his subjects and presents them in an atmospheric lens that is best described as dreamlike. His paintings appear to be capturing a moment suspended in time. While his work feels familiar, it is not specific. Rather it is, on a very basic level, symbolism of what could have been, has been or will be. Born in New York City in 1969 and raised in the heart of midtown Manhattan, Craig's roots in art go back to ...