Craig Usher, (b. 1987), Is a New York native, receiving his BFA at SUNY Purchase, and MFA at the New York Studio School. Following the completion of his studies, Craig took an extensive Tour of Europe, culminating in an honored residency position at European Sculpture Park in Poland. Upon his return, he was asked to assist an iron session class at Penland School of Craft. Craig is now settled in his Ossining, NY Studio, facing the Hudson river, and battling it out with his sculptures. He continues to show and make work; developing as an artist, educator, and human being. His current work embroils themes of rawness, landscape, and systemic imaginings.