Grease, Star Wars, Mary Popins and Ziggy Startdust?

Grease, Star Wars, Mary Popins and Ziggy Startdust?

Craig Davison is back to his very best having broken free from his contract with fine art publishers Washington Green. Born in Yorkshire, Davison has an army of collectors who marvel over his nostalgic creations. 

Childhood plays a significant part in his artwork which features childhood memories of play. Has been a great inspiration and lends itself to some of his most inspiring paintings. 

It's this simplicity of an idea that helps create such striking images. Painting with oils Davison comments...
“My head is always filled with new ideas all scrambling to get onto canvas first." “Once they’re there I like my paintings to have a slightly naïve, grubby look with lots of energy – which, when I think about it, sums up my childhood.”

In The Pink is a fab new artwork that finds itself free from the restrictive ties of his past publisher, Davison has been allowed to let his imagination run free and paint the art he wants to portray. Inspired by his memories of growing up in the 1970s and 80s when the hit movie Grease appeared and created such a storm.

Star Wars has always had a strong influence on Davison and Bad to the Bone is one of his very best featuring children at play acting out as a cast of famous Bounty Hunters.

Craig Davison in his studio painting

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