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Artist

Craig Drennen

Nationality

American

Title of Work

Certain Senator

Preview

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Date of Work

2008

Medium

Lithograph

Edition #

4 of 18

Signature

Lower right

Height

11"

Width

26 1/2"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection

Status

Displayed: Lower level

Location

Memorial Union

Artist Bio

Craig Drennen is a Georgia State University art professor. He identifies primarily in paintings, but has done all sorts of work. He served 4 years as the Dean of the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture.

Additional Information

Student composed text panel:

Craig Drennen (American)
Certain Senator, 2008
Lithograph on Rives BFK
UND Art Collections: Art & Design Study Collection
Purchased through Sundog Multiples with funding from the Myers Foundations.

Craig Drennen is a Georgia State University art professor. Creating primarily paintings, he is fluent in many artistic mediums. In 2006, Drennen visited Grand Forks and curated an exhibition for the 2014 UND Arts & Culture Conference, titled Cultures of Curation.

This artwork shows a single poker chip as it falls through the air. In the game of poker, there are risks associated with every hand and decision. Some decisions result in great reward, while others result in loss. In Certain Senator, Drennen implies that politics is a kind of game containing its own set of risks and rewards.

Condition

Excellent

Rights

Images are provided for educational purposes only and may not be reproduced for commercial use. Images may be protected by artist copyright. A credit line is required to be used for any public non-commercial educational purpose. The credit line must include, “Image courtesy of the University of North Dakota.”

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