02 June 2005
The Caribbean Association of Art educators and Artist(C.R.E.A.T.E), honored his outstanding service to visual arts education in a ceremony held at the Edna Manley College for Visual and Performing Arts in Kingston, Jamaica.

An Island Son

Karl 'Jerry' Craig was born in the beautiful island of Jamaica. After the completion of his education in Jamaica, he traveled to England where he obtained his tertiary education. While there, he attended the Camberwell School of Art; London School of Printing; Goldsmith College of Art; and obtained the National Diploma in Design from the prestigious St. Martin's School of Art. He attended the Maryland Institute College of Art in the U.S.A., where he graduated with the Master of Fine Arts Degree.

He returned to Jamaica where he played an integral part in the development of education in the area of the Visual Arts, both at the Secondary and Tertiary levels.

This prolific artist has mounted numerous one man shows in Jamaica, as well as in England, and the U.S.A. He has exhibited in many group exhibitions in numerous countries of the world. He has successfully participated by invitation, in many prestigious International Art Exhibitions and Biennials

He now resides in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.