From Walter Magazine • published January 31, 2014 by Liza Roberts | photographs by Lissa Gotwals Jason Craighead is one of Raleigh’s most prominent artists but calls what he makes “work,” not art. Painting is “making work.” Brushstrokes are “mark-making.” This member of the Raleigh Arts Commission, a former gallery […]

October 23, 2008 (RALEIGH, NC) –Jason Craighead, the Raleigh-based artist whose work has been described by Metro Magazine art critic Louis St. Lewis as “conjuring up ghosts of everyone from Motherwell to Franz Kline to Cy Twombly,” will exhibit over a dozen new paintings during a special exhibit at the Fayetteville […]



February 20, 2008 (RALEIGH, NC) – The work of abstract expressionist Jason Craighead of Raleigh is featured in the current edition of Art Galleries & Artists of the South, a journal of fine art and fine art galleries published by Woodson Publishing, Inc., of Birmingham, Alabama. Craighead’s two-page spread includes images […]

February 20, 2008 (RALEIGH, NC) –CHAPEL HILL — Somerhill Gallery announces an exciting exhibition featuring abstract paintings by Jason Craighead and mountain landscapes by Nick Wade. This two-person exhibition will be on display February 18 – March 23, with a public reception Sunday, February 18, 2-5pm. The large-scale abstract works on […]

January 15, 2008 (RALEIGH, NC) –For the first time since October 2006, abstract expressionist Jason Craighead will present his latest work in a Raleigh venue when he joins artist Tricia McKellar for a special exhibit entitled “Microcosm/Macrocosm” to be held at the Miriam Preston Block Art Gallery in the Avery Upchurch […]

November 30, 2007 (RALEIGH, NC) –New works by Raleigh artist Jason Craighead is featured in a new exhibit at Bucks Gallery of Fine Art in Newtown, Pennsylvania, entitled “Significant & Sizable.” The opening reception takes place Saturday, December 1. The show will run through January 17, 2008. According to the gallery, […]

September 23, 2007 (ATLANTA, GA) – Abstract expressionist Jason Craighead will be a featured artist in Anne Irwin Fine Art Gallery’s “Atlanta City Scenes” a special exhibit at Anne Irwin Fine Art Gallery beginning October 26. Based in Raleigh, NC, Jason Craighead has been represented by Irwin’s gallery since December 2006. […]

September 12, 2007 (ATLANTA, GA) –Raleigh-based abstract expressionist Jason Craighead has donated a new painting entitled “Structure 17” to Works of Heart, the Triangle area’s art auction against aids, which will held Saturday, October 13 at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts. He presented the 40” x 50” painting […]