Craig Handley is a realist painter who lives and works in Woolloomooloo, Sydney. On leaving school he completed a signwriting apprenticeship. He then moved into a long career in the animation industry. Both of these experiences have had a marked effect on his approach to painting. He has held several solo exhibitions Sydney and has been a finalist in major prizes around the country including The Sulman Prize, The Moran Prize, The Mosman Art Prize, The Fleurieu Art Prize, The Glover Prize, The Hadley’s Art Prize and The Wynne Prize 2016/2018. In 2015 he was the winner of The Kogarah Art Prize, Sydney and in 2017 he won the KAAF Art Prize, Sydney. He is represented by Piermarq Art, Sydney and Studio Gallery, Melbourne.