VALERIE CRAIG BIOGRAPHY

EDUCATION

Georgetown University, Bachelor of Science, Washington, DC
Catholic University, Master of Science, Washington, DC

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Academy Art Museum, Easton, MD

United States Coast Guard, Portsmouth, VA

United Bank of Virginia, Norfolk, VA

Pennsylvania Trust Company, Radnor, PA

HONORS AND AWARDS

Mayor's Choice Award/Gold Prize, Ireland's Art in the Open Competition, 2013
Grand Prize, American Women Artists' Online Juried Competition, 2013
Second Place, Plein Air Easton, Easton, Maryland 2011
Best in Show, Wayne Plein Air 2011 and 2008, Wayne, Pennsylvania
Artists' Choice Award, Plein Air Easton, 2010
First Place, Wayne Plein Air, 2010 and 2007
Runner Up to Best in Show, American Women Artists, 2009
Honorable Mention, Wayne Plein Air Festival 2009, Wayne, Pennsylvania
Radnor Hotel Award, Wayne Art Center, 2008, Wayne, Pennsylvania
Newman & Saunders Award, Wayne Art Center Juried Members Show, 2008, Wayne, Pennsylvania
Best in Show, Wayne Plein Air Festival, 2008, Wayne, Pennsylvania
Honorable Mention, Wayne Art Center Plein Air Festival, 2008, Wayne, Pennsylvania
Distinguished Artist, American Cancer Society, Philadelphia Chapter, 2008
Second Place, Wayne Art Center Plein Air Festival, 2007, Wayne, Pennsylvania
Wayne Art Center Award, Expressions of Radnor, Wayne Art Center, 2007, Wayne, Pennsylvania
Honorable Mention- Delaware Art League, 2006
Great Frame-Up Award- Wayne Art Center, 2006, Wayne, Pennsylvania
Honorable Mention- Delaware Art League, 2006
Petersen's Kitchen's Award, Main Line Art Center, 2004, Wayne, Pennsylvania
Alternative Gift Market Cards, Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church - 1997, 1999-2004
Holiday Cards Poster Artist, Main Line YMCA, 1998, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Distinguished Artist, American Cancer Society, Philadelphia Division 1995
Honorable Mention, Wayne Arts Center Fall Member's Juried Show, 1994, Wayne, Pennsylvania
Selected for Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation's Promotional Campaign, 1993
Second Place, Ocean City Regional Show, 1993, Ocean City, Maryland
Honorable Mention: Side Porch Gallery, 1991, Fairfax, Virginia
Third Place Watercolor: Stone Harbor Annual Art Show, 1990
First Place Mixed Media: Chestnut Hill Art Show, 1990, Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania
Anna W. Clark Award for Excellence in Watercolor: Chestnut Hill Art Show, 1989, 1990
Best in Show - Watercolor: Avalon Art Show, 1989
Honorable Mention: South Jersey Fine Arts, 1989

EXHIBITIONS

Art Access Gallery Landscape Show, Bexley, OH- 2008, 2009
Peter McPhee Fine Arts Gallery, Stone Harbor, NJ- 2007- 2009
Artists House Gallery,Philadelphia, PA- 2006- 2009
Tyme Gallery, Haverford, PA - 2005
Rosemont School of the Holy Child, Rosemont, PA - 2005
Episcopal Academy, Merion, PA - 2001
Forster's Framing, Wayne, PA - 1999, 2003
The William Ris Gallery, Stone Harbor, NJ - 1998, 2001
Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church - 1996
Carolina's Restaurant, Radnor, PA - 1995
The Gallery, Congregation Beth Orr, Springhouse, PA - 1993
Slice of Heaven Restaurant, Philadelphia, PA - 1992
Carol Schwartz Gallery, Philadelphia, PA - 1992

American Women Artists, 2009
Art of the Still Life, Artists House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 2009
All Paintings Great and Small, Cooley Gallery, Old Lyme, Ct 2008
Landscapes for Landsakes, Greenwich, CT, 2008, 2009
Wayne Art Center Plein Air Festival 2007-2009
Easton, MD Plein Air Festival 2007
Living with Art, Main Line Art Center - 2007
Annapolis Plein Air Festival - 2006
Immaculata University, Malvern, PA - 2005-2007
Notre Dame Academy, Rosemont, PA - 2004-2009
Daylesford Abbey, Paoli, PA - 2000-2005, 2007
Perkins Art Center, Moorestown, NJ - 1998
Wayne Art Center, PA - 1996-97, 1999-2008
American College Annual Art Show, Bryn Mawr, PA - 1994
Ocean City Arts Center Invitational, Ocean City, NJ - 1993
Philadelphia Art Show - 1992, 1994-95
Pennsylvania Water Color Club Annual - 1992
Main Line Arts Center, PA - 1992, 1999, 2001
Stone Harbor Annual Art Show, NJ - 1990-91
Manayunk Arts Festival, PA - 1990-91, 1993
Doylestown Art League Juried Show - 1989-93
Harvey Cedars Art Show, NJ - 1989
Seawall Arts Festival, Portsmouth, VA - 1988
Ghent Arts Festival, Norfolk, VA - 1986-89
Occasion for the Arts, Williamsburg, VA - 1987