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Craig Jefferson is a Scottish born artist now living in Northern Ireland with his wife and three children. He began his creative career at Leith School of Art, Edinburgh, in 2002 and continued his studies at Edinburgh College of Art where he graduated with an Honours degree in Drawing and Painting. 

Craig has had solo shows in Edinburgh, Belfast and London and in 2016 he became a member of the New English Art Club.  He has taken part in several Academy group exhibitions in the UK and Ireland and had work included in prestigious prize exhibitions such as the Columbia Threadneedle Prize and the Lynn-Painter Stainers Prize.  His work features in private collection in the UK, Europe and the United States.

Craig is currently represented by the Stafford Gallery in Wimbledon and the Contemporary Six Gallery in Manchester.  He has up and coming exhibitions with the galleries respectively in 2021.  Craig exhibits regularly with the NEAC at the Mall Galleries and with associated galleries across the UK.

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About: Bio
About: Exhibitions
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Exhibition of Scottish Artists at the Stafford Gallery

14th Jan – 3rd Feb 2024

Wimbledon Fine Art, 41 Church Road, Wimbledon Village, SW19 5DQ

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London Art Fair

Represented by Contemporary Six Gallery

17th-23rd Jan 2024

Business Design Centre, Islington, London


Solo Exhibition at the Stafford Gallery

25 February - 12 March 2023

Stafford Gallery, 41 Church Road,

Wimbledon Village, SW19 5DQ

Visit the Stafford Gallery website for full details.

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Scottish Portrait Awards

Friday 14 October 2022 to Sunday 26 February 2023

Scottish Portrait Awards at Duff House, Banff.

Monday 6 March to Friday 31 March, 2023

Scottish Portrait Awards at the Glasgow Art Club, 185 Bath Street Glasgow G2 4HU.

Visit the Scottish Arts Trust website for full details.

About: List


December 2022

Winter Exhibition, Heriot Gallery, Edinburgh

March 2022

Affordable Art Fair, Heriot Gallery, London

February 2022

155a Gallery, East Dulwich, 'The Still Life Painting'

October 2021

Manchester solo show

April 2021

Scratching the Surface, Solo Exhibition, Stafford Gallery

Nov 2020

Winter Exhibition, JP Art Gallery (online)

2016 - 2022

New English Art Club Annual Open Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

MAY 2020

Impact (Online Exhibition), Curated by Chaiya Arts Awards

APRIL 2020

In Bloom, Exhibition of Gallery Artists, Contemporary Six Gallery, Manchester

FEB 2020

Exhibition of NEAC Artists, Chris Beetles Gallery, Mayfair, London

JANUARY 2015 - 20

Stafford Gallery, Exhibition of Scottish Artists, Wimbledon

DEC 2019

Winter Exhibition, Contemporary Six Gallery, Manchester

JULY 2018 - 19

Boyle Arts Festival, Roscommon, Ireland

MARCH 2019

Spring Exhibition, JP Art Gallery, Blackheath, London

FEB 2019

Exhibition of work by Craig Jefferson, The Stafford Gallery, Wimbledon

NOVEMBER 2017 - 18

ING Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

MARCH 2018

Selection of NEAC Artists, Geedon Gallery, Essex

MAY 2017

Selection of NEAC Artists, Zillah Bell Gallery, Yorkshire

MARCH 2017

Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London


Exhibition of work by Craig Jefferson, The Stafford Gallery, Wimbledon


Exhibition of work by Craig Jefferson, The Engine Room Gallery, Belfast

MARCH 2016

Exhibition of work by Craig Jefferson, The Engine Room Gallery, Belfast


Royal Ulster Academy Annual Exhibition, Belfast


Doubtfire Gallery Christmas Exhibition, Edinburgh

MAY 2014

Leith School of Art Alumni Exhibition, Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh


Leith School of Art Staff Exhibition, Edinburgh


Royal Glasgow Institute Gallery group exhibition, Glasgow

APRIL 2012

Drawing Reality exhibition, Leith School of Art, Edinburgh


Drawing Reality exhibition, Blue Boar House, Oxford

2012 - 2013

Visual Arts Scotland Annual Exhibition, Edinburgh

2011 - 2012

Royal Glasgow Institute Open Exhibition, Glasgow

2009 - 2012

Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition, Edinburgh

APRIL 2011

Small Works Exhibition, Leith School of Art, Edinburgh


Drawing Reality exhibition, Gladstone Gallery, Edinburgh

APRIL 2009

Royal Scottish Academy Spring Open Exhibition, Edinburgh

APRIL 2009

Leith School of Art 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Edinburgh


Christmas exhibition at Henderson Gallery, Edinburgh


Back on Dry Ground exhibition, Leith School of Art, Edinburgh

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