Cliff Crawford grew-up in the north-east of England studied and taught Art and then Computing in the Midlands and now lives in East Sussex. Best described as an enthusiast with an inquiring nature, Cliff gains his artistic inspiration from the varied environments of the south coast.
Cliff is fascinated by the process and uses both traditional and digital media to explore real and perceptual change through repetition, re-evaluation and reduction. Observation is central to his work and he uses repeating images to look again at what may have been overlooked to produce overlapping layers of interpretation and dialogue creating a visual narrative.
Having both a Bachelors Degree in Fine Art and a Masters of Science in Information Technology, he experiences in his work the tension and synchronicity of these divergent disciplines.
MSc Information Technology – Leicester De Montfort University
PGCE Art and Design Education – Leicester Polytechnic
BA Hons Fine Art – Loughborough College of Art and Design
Waveworn, March 2018: Martyrs Gallery, Lewes
Transitions, October: Murmurations Gallery, Bexhill
Summer Salon, July: Martyrs Gallery, Lewes
Summer Open, July: Murmurations Gallery, Bexhill
A Splash of Colour, May: Murmurations Gallery, Bexhill
Equinox, March: Murmurations Gallery, Bexhill
Winter Open Exhibition, December: Murmurations Gallery, Bexhill
Summer Open, August: Murmurations Gallery, Bexhill
Affordable Art Fair, July: Murmurations Gallery, Bexhill
Obliterated Crow – Solo Exhibition, May: Murmurations Gallery, Bexhill
Rising Talent, April: Hastings Art Forum, Hastings
Draw It Again Art Challenge: Winner and featured artist January 2016: ArtNoise.org.uk
Winter Open Exhibition, Dec 2015: Murmurations Gallery, Bexhill
Blue Monkey Network, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne
DLWP Artists Crit Group, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea
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