H. Craig Hanna was Born in 1967 in Cleveland, Ohio. A New York painter By training, he studied at Fine Arts Syracuse University, then at The Fine Arts School Of Visual Arts, before specializing in The New York Academy Of Figurative Art. H. Craig Hanna exhibited for the first time in 1998 at Bergdorf Goodman in New York, where an entire floor was reserved for him. He then exhibited In London, Hong Kong and Malta. His work was selected in 2001 (Carlos Sitting On Clear Plastic Chair) and 2006 for The BP Portrait Award at The National Portrait Gallery in London. H. Craig Hanna lives In Paris today, where he is represented exclusively by The Laurence Esnol Gallery.