Craig Slaff is renowned for his historical accuracy and technical detail. He is a graduate of Hartwick College with a degree in Fine Arts. His works have been shown in museums such as the Canada Aviation Museum, the National Museum of Naval Aviation, the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, the US Air Force Museum, Annapolis and the US Pentagon. Craig is an Artist Fellow of the American Society of Aviation Artists and serves as a trustee. He is a member of the Coast Guard Art Program, and has works in the Coast Guard Art Collection and dose work for the US Navy. Craig’s works can also be found internationally, in the Board Rooms of major corporations and in the homes of serious art collectors.
His fascination with the interaction of man and machine, along with his love of history, has been the motivation for the subjects of his work.
Awards and Honors
2007-National Museum of Naval Aviation- Merit Award
2005-National Museum of Naval Aviation- Directors Choice
2005-National Museum of Naval Aviation- Third Place
2004- National Museum of Naval Aviation-Honorable Mention
2003- National Museum of Naval Aviation- Merit Award
2004-Av Week Honorable Mention
2004-Skylands Tri-State Fine Arts Show- Peoples Choice Award
2003-Av Week Honorable Mention
2002 -Av Week Honorable Mention
2001- Skylands Tri-State Fine Arts Show- George Morville Sr. Memorial Award
2001-CAAA Honorable Mention- The Canadian Nation Museum of Flight